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  • Outstanding Dancing

    Outstanding Dancing
    20th October 2017

    On Friday 13th October, a group of our talented year 7 and 8 girls were invited to entertain the audience at the Derwentside Sport and Physical Activity Awards at Consett Empire Theatre. The dancers were outstanding ambassadors for the academy and their performance to 'Little Mix, Power' wowed the audience! Read More

  • Year 7 Progress Tutor Evening – 10th October 2017
    16th October 2017

    We would like to thank all of the parents/carers who attended our Year 7 Progress Tutor evening on Tuesday 10th October. It was great to see so many people attending this event and we were delighted with the response and feedback received. Read More

  • Vote for Bella – our visiting PAT dog!

    Vote for Bella – our visiting PAT dog!
    12th October 2017

    We’re delighted that Bella, the border terrier who visits the Academy every week as part of Pets as Therapy’s Read 2 Dogs initiative, is one of the six finalists for PAT Dog of the Year! Bella has made a huge impression on the students who read to her every week – their confidence and enthusiasm for reading is growing with every session they have with her. Read More

  • Academy Car Park - Access Update
    5th October 2017

    As part of a recent Health and Safety audit it has been identified that parents are accessing and parking in the main car park at the end of the Academy Day. Read More

  • National Poetry Day – Thursday 28th September

    National Poetry Day – Thursday 28th September
    20th September 2017

    The theme of this year’s National Poetry Day is freedom. We will be encouraging students to consider what freedom is and how poetry can give readers an ‘escape’. The LRC is also running a competition for students to decorate our ‘Poet-Tree’ with doves themed around lines from John Lennon’s Imagine. Read More