This year’s trip to France was yet another resounding success, with 36 students in Years 7 and 9 travelling to Paris for an action-packed, four day break.
Following nomination by a number of our Sixth Form students for the Journal’s prestigious North East Schools Awards 2014, Linda Dixon was declared winner in the category of Support Worker of the Year.
A group of students in Year 10 have recently enjoyed a taster session of Rock Climbing thanks to portable facilities provided by Consett & District YMCA.
Sixth Form Media students have recently enjoyed a Re-ball and Climbing Wall taster session at the Academy organised by the Consett & District YMCA.
This year, whilst our building work is underway, our annual Sports Day took place at Bishop Auckland Cricket Club, which is located next to our school grounds.
Mr Shearer, our Head of Sixth Form’s ‘Aim Higher’ initiative gives students in Years 9-13 an opportunity to visit universities across the UK to get a taste of student life. Trips take place throughout the year to cities including London, Manchester, Edinburgh and Liverpool.