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Insight Returns

We welcomed Year 5 pupils from Barnes Junior School for our Insight Raising Aspirations Day. Our visitors sampled advanced topics and learned more about themselves, including what animal most represents their personality! Thank you to the visiting staff and students from Barnes,...
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Year 11 Looking good

The annual Year 11 group photograph to celebrate moving toward the end of Key Stage 4 took place. With the help of some glorious sunshine, we managed to capture some great shots of students looking smart together as a year group for the last time. Photographs will be available to...
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Social Mobility in the Spotlight

Our very own Mr. Wright was welcomed into the halls of power as he attended a meeting of the Social Mobility Commission (of which he is a member) as they delivered their first report to the Government on the subject of social mobility across the country. You can find out more...
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Foreign Language Lovers at Newcastle University

MFL students visited Newcastle University for a taste of studying Languages at a higher level. After a tour of the campus and amazing library, students had a taster session in Dutch and tested each other on their pronunciation of this new language.
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Going Beyond the Band

Sunderland Music Hub have organised and funded ‘Beyond the Band Pit’ which is a series of workshops around song writing, leading to a competition with the chance to perform on the Sunderland Empire stage. As part of this, Year 10 Music Students are completing the Arts Award and...
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Anti-Bullying Takes to the Stage

As part of our drive to foster an anti-bullying culture, our Performing Arts students staged a drama piece during assemblies. The powerful production, written by Sixth Form students as part of their A Level studies, challenged our students to think about the impact and...
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Southmoor Scholars with Oxford University

Dr Lucy Busfield from St Anne’s College, Oxford visited The Scholars to introduce them to the online Oxplore Platform which is the home of big questions. Students learned how to formulate research questions for their own projects and debated questions such as ‘Does...
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Halftime Heroes

Our under 15 rugby squad were given the opportunity to not only attend the Newcastle Falcons vs Northampton Saints game, but also to play on the pitch at half time in front of 8000 supporters! As an added bonus, the squad also formed the ‘guard of honour’ to welcome the teams...
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