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Students on Stage at The Sage

Our School Orchestra Project representing Sunderland Music Hub, performed a live set in front of an audience at The Sage Gateshead.  They performed arrangements of ‘Africa’ by Toto, ‘In the Hall of the Mountain King’ by Grieg and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ by Queen.  Well...
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Southmoor Sweeps the Young Achievers’ Awards

We recently attended the annual Sunderland Young Achievers’ Awards at the Stadium of Light. It was an amazing evening, made even more amazing by students from Southmoor who swept the board with significantly more awards than any other school.   Congratulations to all...
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Fantastic Physics

Congratulations to Alice Ward (Year 10) who received the Ogden Trust ‘Schools’ Physicist of the Year’ award.  The awards were presented by Steph Bartle, a PGCE student who is a former pupil of Framwellgate School Durham and Professor Nigel Glover FRS, Head of...
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Eyes Down for Teach Meet 2019

We saw the return of our annual ‘Southsands Teach Meet’. This year’s event had a Bongo’s Bingo inspired theme that saw colleagues from Southmoor Academy and Sandhill View Academy getting into the spirit, going bonkers for bingo. This all added a fun edge to a fantastic...
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Considering Cambridge

Five lucky Year 10 Scholars were invited on a two-day residential at Jesus College, Cambridge University, where they attended academic sessions in linguistics and immunology, toured a range of different colleges including King’s College and experienced some social...
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Year 10 Work Towards their Future

Year 10 took part in a range of activities to develop their career pathways. They worked on CVs with help from SETA and Barclays, had Mock Interviews by local business leaders and learned more about Further Education and Higher Apprenticeships with the Sixth Form and National...
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Thinking Fire Safety

Representatives from The Tyne & Wear Fire & Rescue Service visited Year 8 students for a presentation about the dangers of fire, the damage it can do, how to stay safe and what to do in an emergency.
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