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COVID-19 INFORMATION UPDATE

  SCHOOL CLOSURE – UPDATED 26/02/21   Week Commencing Monday 11th January – Friday 12th February Vulnerable children and children of critical workers ONLY.   Week Commencing Monday 15th February – Friday 19th February Half Term. School is closed...
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Wellbeing Wednesday Returns

After the success of ‘Wellbeing Wednesday’ during the previous lockdown, we decided to revive this on Wednesday by again encouraging students to spend an afternoon away from their computer screens and to try anything from spending time with family, playing with pets, going for a...
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Southmoor in the News (Again)

We have once again featured on BBC’s Look North programme. This time our staff and students shared their options on this week’s announcement that A-Level and GCSEs will be graded entirely by teachers after the examinations were cancelled earlier this year in response to the...
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A Book Bonanza

Don’t forget World Book Day is Thursday 4th March and we’re looking to have as much student participation as possible by having you dress as your favourite literary character for the day! Make sure to submit your costumes to info@southmoormat.co.uk.   In addition to this you...
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COVID Champions

Would you like to know more about Covid-19 and help share public health messages?    Sunderland City Council have launched the ‘Covid Champions’ initiative. The aim is to recruit local young people aged 13 to 17 who live, work or study in Sunderland to become Covid...
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Young Entrepreneur Set to Impress

You may have seen one of our students in the local news this week. Year 11 student Ronnie Little has set up his very own mobile car valeting business in Sunderland balancing his school work with his fledgling business as he prepares to sit his GCSEs. We’re incredibly proud of...
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Messages to Year 11

As our Year 11 students prepare for the next round of GCSE assessments when school resumes on site, their teachers have been sending out messages of support to help them feel motivated in their revision. We have been very impressed by how hard Year 11 have been working...
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Year 9 KS4 Subject Pathways Virtual Event

Subject Leaders have worked hard over the last two weeks to ensure you and your child receive accurate information for all subjects which is essential to you as your child makes their KS4 choices.  Decisions made by Year 9 students about which subjects to study in Year 10...
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Children’s Mental Health Week

To support ‘Children’s Mental Health Week’ the on-line counselling service ‘Kooth’ have launched their #DontDoItAlone Campaign.  You can click here to view a clip about their campaign.   As part of this campaign the Kooth team have created some amazing...
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World Book Day on the Way

World Book Day falls on Thursday 4th March and, despite the fact that we are all currently working remotely, our ever enthusiastic English department are again extending the invitation to get dressed up and join in the fun!  This year’s theme is: Your Favourite...
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