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  • District Athletics Success
    3rd June 2015

    A squad of our most talented athletes from Years 7 and 10 were selected to represent the Academy at the District Athletics. The event took place on the 2nd June 2015 at The Riverside Stadium in Chester le Street and was a show case of talent, with students competing from all of the schools in the area. Read More

  • Key Stage 3 Geography Gets Adventurous

    Key Stage 3 Geography Gets Adventurous
    22nd May 2015

    Students in Key Stage 3 had the opportunity to participate in a Geography field trip to Castlehead Field Centre in the Lake District is. This trip was called “Adventurous Geography” and aimed to show students how to interact with the environment along with getting them to participate in many team building activities such as night walks, orienteering and travel up a dramatic gorge carved by water to get a different perspective of a river environment, working together to overcome obstacles such as waterfalls and plunge pools. Read More

  • Spelling Bees
    22nd May 2015

    Consett Academy Languages and Culture Department, along with the Language Leaders, have launched our first Spelling Bee. Pupils from Year 7 have been specially chosen to take part in the competition. They must learn the meanings and spellings of a selection of French words and will earn points for each word they can spell correctly. The first round of the competition will take place on Monday 1st June. Good luck to all contestants! Read More

  • Book donation to a local charity

    Book donation to a local charity
    18th May 2015

    What could we do with a considerable number of books that will not be needed when Consett Academy moves to their new building? Donate them to a wonderful charity called Borderline Books who are based in Team Valley Gateshead seemed like a really good solution. Read More

  • Visit from Craig Heap
    18th May 2015

    Double Commonwealth Games medallist and Olympian Craig Heap visited South Campus on Friday 15th May to work with some Year 7 and Year 8 talented students. The talented Gymnast and guest judge on the hit TV show 'Tumble' worked with our students in a series of problem solving games that encouraged the students to develop communication, leadership and communication skills. The students made excellent progress throughout the session, many of whom showed some natural leadership skills. Read More


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