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Work Discovery Week

Year 9 students visited the Stadium of Light for the ‘Work Discovery Week’ launch.  They took part in a host of sessions including a Careers Fair,  an employability skills workshop and an interview skills session. Pupils had the opportunity to network with companies...
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Politics in Perspective

Budding Year 9 politicians from Southmoor and Sandhill View were invited to a Politics Open Day at Durham University. They got a flavour of student life attending a lecture on climate change, playing a game to re-enact the distribution of public goods and competed...
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Rugby Trip to Leeds

The Year 9 and 10 rugby team travelled to Leeds to represent Newcastle Falcons as part of the ‘Project Rugby’ initiative.  They were given the opportunity to train with professional players from Yorkshire Carnegie and played a match against their development...
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Southmoor Athletes Take to Track & Field

Year 9 and 10 athletics teams competed at the Sunderland Indoor Athletics Competition. Pupils represented the school exceptionally with fantastic behaviour, attitude and performances and some excellent individual and team results.
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Destination Success

‘Enact’ theatre group delivered a presentation titled “Destination Success” to Year 9 which highlighted the diversity of courses and routes available to students post-16 as well as the range of qualifications available and how there is a learning route into...
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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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Pitch Perfect at Work Discovery Week

Well done to our students who took part in the Work Discovery Week’s Business Problem Solving Challenge. Our group of Year 9 students were tasked with pitching a new product and putting forward a business case and proposals for it in front of a panel of judges as well as...
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Primary Sports Support

Year 9 pupils were asked to take part in Hill View Junior School World Cup Day. Students helped out with refereeing as well as staging cheerleading practice for their primary peers. The morning saw Year 5 and 6 battle through games with some impressive performances whilst in the...
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Online Safety Rocks

We were excited to welcome members of the band ‘Single by Sunday’ to Southmoor.  Hailing from Glasgow, Capital FM have deemed them to be the best up and coming Scottish band of the moment.  They performed for students in Years 8 – 10 and also...
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Cambridge Calls In

We welcomed students from Cambridge University who participated in discussions with Year 9 and 10 students about what to expect from higher education. The group workshops are designed to raise aspirations and awareness whilst equipping students with the skills and knowledge to...
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