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Discovering Newcastle University

Students visited Newcastle University to experience the brand new ‘Discover Uni’ event. They worked with student ambassadors for the whole day exploring different degrees they could study, analysing ‘celebrity’ personal statements (including Buzz Lightyear...
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University Explorers

Students from Year 7 visited Northumbria University to experience a range of different activities based around higher learning subjects.  They took a tour of campus facilities and spoke to students about life at university.
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A UniVenture for Year 7

Year 7 students recently visited Newcastle University to participate in the brilliant ‘UniVenture’ event which gives budding young students a taste of the subjects they could study at university with activities designed to develop skills in...
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University Challenge

Year 11 students from Southmoor and Sandhill View visited Newcastle University to experience higher education and learn more about the transition from GCSE to A-level study. They tested their knowledge with an interactive university challenge quiz, learned new techniques to...
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Year 9 Check Out University

A group of Year 9 students visited Newcastle University for a flavour of life on campus and the types of subjects they could be studying.  It’s never too early to start looking into options for the future!
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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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Balliol Bound for Beattie

Congratulations to former Sixth Form student and ex-head boy Michael Beattie who, after a challenging interview process, has received an unconditional offer to study Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the world renowned Balliol College at Oxford University....
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Thinking About Finance

Thank you to ambassadors from Northumbria University who presented workshops to Year 10 and 11 Honours students. Pupils were challenged to think about student finance and asked to plan a month of expenses on a given budget as well as to think about their strengths and weaknesses...
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Sixth Form Open Evening

We had our best turnout yet for the latest Sixth Form Open Evening. This was a chance for students to think about where they want to be in three years time, and with seven universities and three higher apprenticeship providers in attendance, they had plenty of people to talk to....
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Newcastle University Assemblies

This morning, Newcastle University visited Southmoor to deliver an assembly regarding further career paths and routes into degrees. As a prestigious Russell Group University with close links to our Sixth Form,  this was an excellent opportunity for our our Year 11 pupils to find...
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