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Yet Another Young Achievers Awards Nomination

We are delighted to announce that Southmoor has once again been nominated for a prestigious Sunderland Young Achievers Award.  This time, we have earned a nomination for Southmoor Academy’s Year 13 Drama Group, who been shortlisted to the finals of the 2021 event in the...
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Enter the HIIT Zone

Preparations are underway to provide a new area for our students to support Health and Fitness in an after school setting. The HIIT Zone will soon be open to all year groups with the help of funding from RISE. This new area will provide equipment for supervised HIIT (High...
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University Explorers

Year 9s had a morning full of virtual HE activities run by FutureMe. We were welcomed by Ashton, who introduced us to the concept of budgeting. For example – which house to get? Do you get Sky? Do you buy a car or walk everywhere? Students then designed their own HE...
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Updated Guidance on Close Contacts in a School Setting 

  It is recognised that not all school-based contacts (e.g. school bubble) will flow through the NHS Test & Trace system. Therefore, the North East Health Protection Team and the North East Directors of Public Health have agreed...
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Year 7 & 8 Football Squads Back in Action

Year 7 and 8 Boys football teams returned to action with games against our local rivals St Aidans. All squad members gave it their all and demonstrated great team work and dedication. Well done on to the year 7 team for winning 10-1 and commiserations to the year 8s on their 7-0...
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Swim Club Returns for Year 7

 We are delighted to announce the return of after school swim club for our Year 7 students over our enrichment period after school on Mondays. This club will launch fully on Monday, though students should register their interest with Mrs Roddam first. More information...
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So Long, Farewell

On Thursday, we said goodbye to our latest Year 11 cohort. Students have worked incredibly hard over the last few terms and will hopefully reap the rewards of their efforts in August! Our class of 2021 enjoyed a trip down memory lane in assembly before the traditional ‘guard...
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Maths Masterminds

In April selected students in Years 7 and 8 took part in the UKMT Junior Maths Challenge 2021 where they were challenged to answer problem solving and reasoning questions on various mathematical topics. Students have received their certificates for the challenge last week. We had...
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Stem Club Gets Alchemical

Last week STEM Club looked at crystallization and had a go at making their very own copper sulphate crystals! They carefully mixed the sulphuric acid and copper oxide powder together and then filtered the mixture. They then got an opportunity to dust off the Bunsen burners and...
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STEM Club Extracts the Fun from Science

STEM Club has started, giving Year 8 pupils a chance to carry out some fun experiments and watch some exciting demonstrations. They had a first hand view of “screaming jelly babies” to illustrate the rapid oxidation of sugar before getting to work at extracting the...
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