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Duchess Community High School


The Duchess Community High School is a high school located at Alnwick, Northumberland, administered Northumberland County Council.

The High School offers GCSEs & BTEC qualification programs of study for students. In addition to this, sixth-form students can study from a range of A-levels and further BTEC qualifications.

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Connect Data Solutions proposed to supply and install 363no Connectix Cat6A UTP Outlets to the Duchess Community High School. The Cat6A U-FTP LSOH cabling was installed within the existing and new containment throughout the building, all new containment was supplied and installed by others. The cabling emanates from the new hub room on the first floor, all cabling was installed in a neat and safe manner in adherence to the manufacturers guidelines.

The horizontal UTP cabling was laid loosely within the cable basket and was contained throughout. Connect Data Solutions also installed Connectix Cat6A Modules as well as Jacks & Shutters and white PVC Face Plates. All outlets and patch panels were labelled with high quality, engraved labels and the outlets were terminated onto new Connectix 24way 1u Patch Panels located in the cabinet. The 24way Cat6a Patch Panels were in blocks of 2 with a 1u cable management after each block where applicable.

The Connectix Cat6Aoutlets were terminated as per the manufactures guidelines. Furthermore, Connect Data Solutions’ certified installation team tested all cabling with Fluke Cable Analysers. Connect Data Solutions also installed 2no Excel 12core OM3 LT Fibre’s to provide connectivity between the communications rooms. The engineers at Connect Data Solutions installed the 12core OM3 fibres between each room at high-level utilising the dedicated containment provided and installed by others.



  • Excel Cat6a LSOH U/UTP Outlets
  • Excel Environ ER 42u 800 x 1000 Cabinets & associated items
  • Excel OM3 12 core Fibre Backbone

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