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  • Another set of impressive A’ Level Results for Consett Academy Sixth Form!

    Another set of impressive A’ Level Results for Consett Academy Sixth Form!
    17th August 2017

    Consett Academy students have done it again, achieving an impressive set of results. Our overall pass rate is an outstanding 100%, for the 3rd year running, with almost 20% achieving the highest grades of A*/A, and 47% being awarded A* - B. The overwhelming majority of students have achieved their predicted grades, with many surpassing expectation, some achieving the coveted A* grade at A2. We are incredibly proud of them all! Read More

  • Year 7 English Literature Comes to Life

    Year 7 English Literature Comes to Life
    14th July 2017

    Year 7 students were thrilled to discover that they were taking learning outside the classroom and into the kitchen. Having studied ‘The Scarecrow and the Servant’ by Philip Pullman, students were exposed not only to the literature of such an exciting text, but also the culture and customs of Italy, where the book is set. Read More

  • Cricket leaders award

    Cricket leaders award
    4th July 2017

    Twenty of our Best Year 9 Cricket Leaders got the opportunity to gain a Level 1 Cricket Leaders award through working with Durham County Cricket Development Officer, Phil Mellons. Read More

  • Summer Reading Bingo Challenge!

    Summer Reading Bingo Challenge!
    20th June 2017

    We are delighted to be introducing a new summer reading challenge for students (and staff!) to join in: Summer Reading Bingo! Read More

  • Many thanks to Vision for Education and J W Wood for sponsoring our Girls Football Team Strips.

    Many thanks to Vision for Education and J W Wood for sponsoring our Girls Football Team Strips.
    15th June 2017

    Paul Hillas – Assistant Branch Manager, Vision for Education, Chris Clarkson – Branch Manager, J W Wood and Zoe Ness, DWFC recently visited the Academy to present the girls with their new strips. Read More