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Seasonal Surveying

Year 11 Geographers braved the cold on a trip to Seaham to collect data for their GCSE exams. They analysed the effectiveness of the coastal defences as well as looking at how regeneration has improved the local area.
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Goodbye Year 11

We said goodbye to Year 11 students after weeks of incredibly hard work in revision sessions and completing their GCSE examinations.  We release them to enjoy the Prom and await their all important results in August.  We look forward to many of them returning to join us...
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Hoodie Heaven

We saw much anticipated first release of the ‘Class of 2019’ hoodies. Year 11 students who met the criteria by attending study sessions and completing revision passports have earned the right to early access of their hoodies. We look forward to rewarding more of our...
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Eggy Hegarty

We rewarded the top Year 11 students who have been taking advantage of the Hegarty Maths online resource to help boost their studies. Hegarty Maths is a tool designed to encourage independent learning and support students as they revise for their exams. Our top 12 users each...
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Year 11 Footballers Secure the Silverware

Congratulations to Year 11 footballers and their coaches Mr Henderson, Mr Carney and Miss Summerside on winning the Sunderland Schools’ Cup Final against Monkwearmouth. The final score was 4-3 with a hat trick from Andrea Galdi.  Captain honours went to James...
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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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Getting Revision Ready

  Year 11 took part in a revision workshop with Sunderland University where they learned about a variety of revision techniques including mnemonics, using post-it notes around the house and making mind-maps. They completed a quiz on their own personal learning style so they...
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Browsing Art at The Baltic

Year 11 Art students visited two exhibitions at the Baltic Gallery where they formed their own judgements and opinions of the art. The showcases were diverse representing challenging contemporary issues.  
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Getting into Graphics

Year 11 Graphic Communications students welcomed a graphics lecturer from The Northern School of Art to discuss the industry and also offer advice and ideas on their projects.
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Revving Up for Revision

We saw the launch of our drive to support Year 11 pupils in their crucial GCSE year. Parents and pupils took part in a series of bespoke workshops centred upon revision skills, well-being, career and university pathways and how to achieve success in those all-important Maths and...
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