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  • Go4SET Environmental Engineering project

    Go4SET Environmental Engineering project
    12th July 2018

    Over the past 6 – 7 weeks a team of six year 8 students have being working on the STEM Go4SET project, which has given them a great insight into engineering careers. Read More

  • Year 9 AG&T students visit to Northumbria University

    Year 9 AG&T students visit to Northumbria University
    4th July 2018

    On the 3rd July 2018, twelve, Year 9 AG&T students (Kyle A, Matthew B, Zoe B, Lydia B, Ethan B, Tom E, Ben L, Sid L, Helena M, Lydia P, Ryan T and Amy W) visited Northumbria University. Read More

  • Barry’s Bargains Q & A at Consett Academy

    Barry’s Bargains Q & A at Consett Academy
    11th June 2018

    On Thursday the 7th June Barry Kingston, the owner of Barry’s Bargains, came to Consett Academy to talk to our Year 9 Enterprise students about his successful business. Barry talked to us about why he set up his business and the different aspects of his business. We asked him lots of different questions as primary research for our coursework. We also got to find out about how to set up a business and how he became the successful entrepreneur he is today. Read More

  • Consett Academy host Computing At School Durham HUB

    Consett Academy host Computing At School Durham HUB
    24th May 2018

    Last night Consett Academy hosted the Computing At School Durham HUB meeting. Computer Science teachers from all over the North East came to the Academy to hear speakers Andrew Joyce-Gibbons (Durham University), Alan O'Donohoe (Exa.Foundation) and Master Teachers; Ben Garside (Durham Johnston) and our own Jim Green. The next Hub meeting will be Autumn Term 2018. Read More

  • Sixth Form students partnership with Karbon Homes Ageless Project

    Sixth Form students partnership with Karbon Homes Ageless Project
    23rd May 2018

    A project which brings together young and older people to increase understanding between the generations has once again been hailed a success by all participants. Residents living at Karbon Homes’ Derwentdale Court in Blackhill, Consett and students from Consett Academy have been forming friendships and sharing stories and experiences for the last 10 weeks. They have been discussing topics such as money, jobs, housing, relationships, food and IT. Read More