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Arming Our Students with Knowledge

Students visited the Royal Armouries in Leeds to take part in interactive lessons where they got the chance to try out artefacts such as Dane axes, swords, chainmail and Anglo-Saxon, Viking and Norman helmets. Students also experienced what life in the trenches was like for...
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Politically Correct

40 Year 10 students from Southmoor and Sandhill View visited Durham University’s Government and Politics Department for a taste of university life. They explored game theory in the context of politics and discussed the difference between fact and opinion. Students also took...
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VIPs at SAFC

Sunderland Community Action Group organised a VIP tour of the Stadium Of Light before the Peterbrough game for pupils who had demonstrated a positive attitude and behaviour in youth hub sessions. Pupils have been collecting ‘SCAG Points’ as a reward for positive life choices and...
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Southmoor Ski 2019

Our 2019 annual school skiing trip is already in the pipeline, with plans coming together for the much anticipated trip. This year we will be returning to the Granvalria resort in Andorra for a five-day ski package that includes lessons and tuition from instructors. The full...
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Walking the Boards in the West End

Our enthusiastic Performing Arts students took part in a field trip to London. Pupils enjoyed a musical and theatrical themed tour of the city, visiting the V & A Music and Theatre exhibition, the world-famous Abbey Road Studios, a sunrise walk to the Royal Albert Hall and...
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A Lakeland Adventure

The winners of the Sir Tom Cowie Trust ‘Pupil Engagement & Achievement Challenge’ headed across to Ullswater in The Lake District to spend half term at the Outward Bound Centre as part of their prize.  Pupils had a fantastic time which was echoed by the centre manager.
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Baltic Bonanza

A group of dedicated Year 11 GCSE Fine Art students visited the BALTIC Gallery Library and exhibition as a part of their current examination preparation. They were particularly engaged, interested and enthusiastic using the experience to further their progress with their own...
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Court-side Class

A group of pupils attended Northumbria University’s Sport Central to watch Newcastle Eagles take on Sheffield Sharks in the Basketball League Trophy quarter final.  Students witnessed some amazing performances and thoroughly enjoyed the visit. Any pupils interested in...
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Disney 100 Gets the Green Light

As part of our incentive to encourage positive attitudes and excellent attendance our Disney 100 Challenge came to a close this week.  Year 7 and 8 pupils received their green Disney Badges giving them eligibility to take part in the celebration trip to Euro Disney in Paris...
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Weihnachtszeit in Berlin!

Before Christmas, Language students from Years 10 to 13 took a festive trip to the German capital of Berlin where they had the opportunity to visit the Berlin Wall, the Reichstag (German Parliament), the Brandenburg Gate, the Holocaust Memorial, Checkpoint Charlie, as well as the...
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