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  • Trip to Buckingham Palace

    Trip to Buckingham Palace
    25th May 2016

    Last week, Lynn Wilson our Duke of Edinburgh Centre Leader attended a garden party at Buckingham Palace to celebrate sixty years of the Award. She was presented with our plaque by John Culshaw. Read More

  • District Cricket Success

    District Cricket Success
    25th May 2016

    Following some expert coaching from Danni Hazel (England Cricket team), Mrs White's talented U15 Girls cricket team beat Durham Johnston 64-44 in their first County Cup match of the season, which took place on 25th May. Read More

  • Partnership with Parkhead Primary School HeritageFunding Project
    25th May 2016

    Consett Academy were delighted to have been asked to help Parkhead Primary School with their recent Heritage Lottery funded project. Angela Mc Dermid, Deputy Headteacher from Parkhead had heard exciting things about our Innovation Deck and recording studios and had asked for our input in enhancing the pupils learning experience as well as recording the pupils singing local folk songs. Read More

  • Under 13 Girls District Football Team Success
    24th May 2016

    Mya Veitch in Year 8 was selected to play for the U13 Girls District Football Team. On 23rd May she travelled to Morpeth with the squad for her first match for the Northumberland inter-association festival. The District team played exceptionally well and won the Tournament. Congratulations to all players. Read More

  • Consett Academy working with Mindfulness

    Consett Academy working with Mindfulness
    23rd May 2016

    A MINDFULNESS coaching company, which helps children and their teachers learn techniques to tackle stress, low self esteem and anxiety, has been commissioned to expand its programmes into primary schools in the North East. Living Mindfully has been working with students at more than twenty one secondary schools across the region for the last three years. Now it has won a contract with Hartlepool Borough Council to develop its sought-after Living Mindfully in Schools programme for primary pupils in the borough as well as secondary. Read More


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