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Insight Everywhere

Our ever-popular Insight programme was out and about in primary schools inspiring young minds with advanced topics to get them thinking about who they are and what they could be. We also welcomed Year 2 pupils from our feeder primaries for their own version of the Insight Raising...
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The Army Roadshow Southmoor Posting

We were delighted to welcome representatives from the British Army into school to run a roadshow across two days with some of our Year 9 and 10 students. The Roadshow was to give students an introduction to the work of the British Army. The students had the opportunity to find...
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Schools Dance Festival Success

The Sunderland Empire Schools Dance festival was held and our students were on stage taking part in what turned out to be a huge success. All of the girls involved were an absolute credit to the school. Not only did they perform professionally they were so respectful and...
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NHS Prevention Bus Returns

Pupils had another chance to hop aboard the NHS Prevention Bus which parked itself on our school yard as part of a tour of local schools raising awareness about wellbeing for our local youth. Students from different year groups got the chance to board the bus and chat with mental...
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Year 10 Work Experience 2022

We saw the return of our Year 10 Work Experience programme. After a pause of over two years, over 170 students finally had the opportunity to join some brilliant employers for the week to gain knowledge of the world of work. Students sourced and secured many of their own...
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Goodbye Year 11

We said goodbye to Year 11 students after weeks of incredibly hard work in revision sessions and completing their GCSE examinations. Pupils joined us this afternoon for a special assembly where they took a trip down memory lane, received some last messages from our senior staff...
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Share a Story Month Belonging Celebration

Miss Palethorpe, Mrs Callaghan and Miss Bartram have been absolutely inspired and amazed by the efforts and enthusiasm shown by the staff and pupils of Southmoor for sharing their stories of Belonging. The displays in the Reading Suite and the PSC have been filled with beautiful...
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Junior Maths Challenge

The results are in from the Junior Maths Challenge that some of our students took part in April. We are delighted with every student that took part in this notoriously difficult challenge. The resilience and determination that was shown by all students was phenomenal. Overall, we...
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Sweet Artwork

Year 10 Art students were treated to a special virtual presentation by world renowned artists Sarah Graham. Sarah has been working as a fine artist ever since she left University and from 2001 – 2007 she has exhibited at independent galleries and art fairs in the UK and...
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Book Bingo with Waterstones

Year 7 pupils who have worked hard all year were chosen by their English teachers to visit Waterstones in town. There they were met with a book store expert who gave them an insight into the history and story behind Waterstones. Pupils then played Book shop Bingo, participated in...
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