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Dyson Workshop

As part of our STEM orientated careers initiative a representative from Dyson taught Year 8 about the importance of the design process and challenged pupils to take parts from an ordinary vacuum cleaner and create something practical and unique. Students came up with some...
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Student Council Convenes

We saw our freshly elected Student Council meet for the first time. They have a busy year ahead with plenty of important issues already on the agenda plus ideas and suggestions from their peers to bring to the table.
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Science Ambassadors Blast Off

Pupils attended Science Ambassador Training at The Institute of Physics where they learnt a number of experiments based on space which they will deliver to Year 5 and 6 pupils during open evenings and taster days.
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On The Beat

We met the new Superintendent for Northumbria Police Southern Area Command – Barrie Joisce.  Along with his predecessor, Steve Heatley, he visited both schools in our Trust to meet pupils and staff.  We look forward to working together in the future.
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Choir in Chorus

Our School Choir has began practice and is going from strength-to-strength. Miss Nichol is hard at work getting everyone in tune for some of the upcoming school events at which the choir will perform.
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Summer School at Oxford

A group of Year 13 students had the opportunity to take part in Oxford University’s OxNet Summer School where delegates from Southmoor and around the region travelled to Oxford to take part in the ‘Ordered Universe’ project.  You can view student’s thoughts from the...
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Poignant Reminders in Poland

With Holocaust Memorial Day approaching Mr Wood and Year 13 students visited the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps in Poland to take part in the ‘Lessons From Auschwitz’ project which involved attending seminars, investigating the impact on the Jewish community and...
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Stub It Out

In assemblies Young Health Champions and Peer2Peer Mentors teamed up to deliver a presentation on the dangers of smoking and the best ways to quit. Students did a fantastic job and reassured pupils they are always available to help with health or wellbeing issues.
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