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  • RAF100 Event
    8th November 2017

    On Wednesday 8th November, approximately 120 students from year 9 spent the day with the Royal Air Force and the Engineering Development Trust exploring the exciting world of STEM. From building model radio towers and racing K-Nex jets, to coding robots in a ‘disaster zone’, the students worked through a selection of practical problem-based challenges, the students worked in teams to solve issues faced by the RAF on a daily basis. Read More

  • Remembrance Day – Poetry and Art Competition

    Remembrance Day – Poetry and Art Competition
    2nd November 2017

    The Royal British Legion together with Never Such Innocence are inviting young people all over the world to share a message of remembrance and hope, by saying ‘Thank You’ to the First World War generation. To enter students should submit poetry or artwork inspired by the events of 1914-1918. Entries inspired by the ‘Greatest Thank You’ campaign could feature in the Legion’s famous events, including the Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall. Read More

  • Study Tour - University of Western Australia and Durham University

    Study Tour - University of Western Australia and Durham University
    23rd October 2017

    As part of a co-sponsored project involving the University of Western Australia and Durham University the Academy Trust welcomed 17 current and aspiring leaders in primary and secondary schools from Australia to the Academy on Thursday 5 October. Read More

  • 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