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  • Touch Rugby, Seaburn Beach

    Touch Rugby, Seaburn Beach
    28th June 2016

    Our Sport & Performance Directorate took thirty girls who have been attending after school rugby practice and taking part in rugby sessions in PE with the RFU coach to play touch rugby on Seaburn Beach. It was a great day, lots of matches where the girls played against schools from across the county. Read More

  • WISDOM

    WISDOM
    28th June 2016

    On 21st June, fifteen Year 9 and Y10 students attended an event at Newcastle University called “WISDOM: Women In Science Doing Outstanding Maths”. The aim of the event was to inspire girls to consider the role of Maths in their future careers, and to raise awareness of female role-models in Maths. As well as getting to meet current students of Maths at A-Level and at University, there was an opportunity to meet employers. There were also two talks – “The Mathematics behind The Imitation Game” and “Statistics and our health: should we eat bacon?”. Read More

  • Durham Valley Partnership - Party in the Park - 17th July 2016

    Durham Valley Partnership - Party in the Park - 17th July 2016
    22nd June 2016

    The Derwent Valley Partnership will be hosting a second Party in the Park event on Sunday 17th July 2016 between 12pm – 6pm in Blackhill and Consett Park and everyone is welcome to come along and join the party! Read More

  • Summer Holiday Dance, Drama Opportunities - Durham University

    Summer Holiday Dance, Drama Opportunities - Durham University
    22nd June 2016

    During the six week holiday period Durham University are running a series of dance, drama and performance camps for 4 -11 year and 8 – 18 year olds. Read More

  • Sky Living For Sports – Athlete mentor

    Sky Living For Sports – Athlete mentor
    16th June 2016

    Sky Living For Sports – Athlete mentor Consett Academy will have the honour of hosting a special lecture from Craig McCann on Friday 8th July. All of the students from Years 8 and 9 will have the opportunity to listen to Craig’s Inspirational story during a special assembly from having to leave the Royal Air Force due to a brain tumour to becoming British National Champion in two different sports and becoming a Paralympian. Craig McCann is a British National Champion Paracyclist and wheelchair fencer. After a routine medical examination he had upon joining the Royal Air force in 2004, doctors discovered a brain tumour that would leave Craig disabled. Read More


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