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  • Microsoft Office 2013 Suite
    17th December 2014

    At Consett Academy, one of our key aims is to ensure that students achieve their full potential and we are continually looking for opportunities for them to gain greater access to information and resources from home to support their learning. With the upgrade of IT systems this year and in preparation for moving to the new building in the summer 2015, we have created Office 365 accounts for all students. As part of this, students have the opportunity to download the Microsoft Office 2013 suite, free of charge at home. This means that students and families are able to download the software onto any device within the home (up to a maximum of five different devices). Read More

  • Carrilion Update - Consett Academy & Leisure Centre

    Carrilion Update - Consett Academy & Leisure Centre
    17th December 2014

    The project has now been on site for 64 weeks and we are pleased to report that we are on programme and will be complete as planned in the July of 2015. Read More

  • History/MFL Workshop - Durham Learning Centre 12th December

    History/MFL Workshop - Durham Learning Centre 12th December
    13th December 2014

    On Friday 13th December a group of nine Year 9 students, accompanied by Miss Rose, took part in a Humanities/MFL workshop. The students left school at 8.40am and travelled by minibus to the Durham Learning Centre in Spennymoor. On arrival, they were put into groups of five and met students from three other secondary schools in the region. Throughout the day, students had to work as a team to complete several activities related to the Centenary of the First World War. Read More

  • Have your say on a new skate park
    4th December 2014

    Young People of Consett are invited to attend a meeting on 11th December at Belle Vue Leisure Centre 5 - 7 pm. to discuss the installation of a new skate park To allow the present work to Consett Academy's new build to continue, the existing park will close on 5th January 2015. To ensure that the new design provides a long term future that meets the needs of all users, it is hoped that as many young people as possible will attend. Read More

  • Ex Students working to empower children between 11-19
    3rd December 2014

    Two ex Consett Academy students Mollie McIver, of Low WestWood, and Hayley Brown, of Consett, are currently running a scheme linked with the Y Shout About It project within their YMCA apprenticeship programme. Read More


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