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Super Cells with Year 7

Year 7 students got creative in Science by showing what they have learned about the structure of cells. They made their own cell at home, labelling the different parts of the cell’s anatomy before presenting their creations to their peers. We had some fantastically...
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Terrific Travelling Tubas

Year 7 students enjoyed an interactive performance from Travelling by Tuba.  The pair, one of the UK’s most successful classical music duos, gave an eclectic performance encouraging students to take music lessons before inviting them to take part in their own...
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Terrific Tennis Aces

Congratulations to the Year 7 tennis team who played in the school city finals.  Players took part in both singles and doubles matches against six other Sunderland schools. Gabriel Roxby placed first overall in the seed 1 competition. Brett...
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Bring It On!

RTC North delivered an exciting science lesson to Year 7 in preparation for the ‘Bring It On!’ event at the Beacon of Light in October. Students took part in activities before being set the challenge to design an undersea ocean grabber which they have until October to create....
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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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University Challenge for Year 7

As part of our Careers Strategy to widen aspirations, Year 7 pupils are being given the opportunity to visit a local university this year. After a recent visit to Newcastle, Sunderland University hosted a group of 28 students for a day of activities including a tour of the...
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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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Orchestra Project Practice

The Year 7 School Orchestra Project continues apace. Students have now started to perform in their sections together with excellent progress being made despite some of our musicians not even having held an instrument up until just a few weeks ago!
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Skiing Success on the Slopes

We are proud to support Year 7 student Hugo Haggerty as he prepares for training in Austria with the prestigious skiing trainers ‘Team Evolution’.  Hugo has been hitting the slopes since the age of six and recently took part in the U12 English Championships in...
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Orchestra Auditions Sound Out

Year 7 students taking part in the School Orchestra Project were given the opportunity to audition for free one-to-one music tuition courtesy of The Sir Tom Cowie Charitable Trust.  Students performed in the presence of a panel who will now decide the lucky recipients of the...
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