Butterknowle Primary School

We offer ‘30 hours childcare for working parents’.

We are a small maintained primary school with a Governor-led Pre-school which offers 15 hours flexible nursery entitlement. We offer 30 hours pre-school provision for eligible families. 

We have three classes. We have a dedicated Early Years Unit comprising nursery and reception aged children. Class One comprises Year 1 and Year 2 pupils.  Class Two comprises Year 3 to Year 6 pupils. We accept pupils from nursery age to Year 6. 

We offer breakfast club from 8.00am - 9.00am, after school clubs from 3.15pm - 4.30pm and extended after school care up to 6.00pm. 

We are located in Butterknowle village and serve families in Butterknowle, Copely and surrounding area.

To find out more about help with childcare costs please visit www.durham.gov.uk/childcarecosts

When is it on?

Session information
Term time only

Who to contact

Contact name
Clare Carr
Contact position
Head Teacher
01388 718 369
Butterknowle Primary School

Where to go

Pinfold Lane
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL13 5PB

Other details

Cost description
Please contact the school office for up to date prices.
Related links
Ofsted reports


Childcare availability
Closed bank holidays
Before school
Term time
After school
Free 3/4 yr places
Free 2 yr places
Will be providing 30 hours

Vacancy details

Immediate vacancies?
Other information
Pre-school places available for 3 year olds. Primary School age places in all year groups from Reception to Year 6.

Local Offer

Local Offer description

We are an inclusive school that aims to offer individualised support to all learners, whatever their needs and disabilities. Please contact us to discuss your child's particular needs in more detail.

Our staff has experience and training in supporting pupils with a range of special needs and disabilities. 

Contact name
Clare Carr
Contact telephone
01388 718 369
Contact email
SEND at Butterknowle

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Address: Pinfold Lane  Butterknowle  Bishop Auckland  County Durham

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