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19 May 2017
Friendly 'buddies' recruited!
After a tough round of interviews, Mrs Sharpe and the transition team finally decided on a group of friendly students who will act as 'buddies' for our new Year 7 students starting in September.
18 May 2017
The Brilliant Club Scholars Programme
36 Year 10 students have been working with Ph.D. tutors from some of the country's leading universities as part of The Brilliant Club Scholars Programme.
18 May 2017
Erasmus “Green Jobs” Visit to Zaragoza
From 1-7 April, Mr Kell, Mrs Goebbel and Academy students from Year 8 visited Zaragoza in Northern Spain to learn about career opportunities and jobs in renewables.
17 May 2017
Year 9s get animating
Ten Year 9 students worked with a professional animator and script writer last week to produce some fantastic work for their media class.
12 May 2017
On Wednesday, our under 13 girls and boys cricket teams competed in the ‘Chance to Compete’ cricket competition based at Peterlee Cricket Club.
10 May 2017
Year 8 netball champions
Big well done to our Year 8 girls netball team who won the annual East Durham area tournament last week.
08 May 2017
Kind Kate fundraises again
Year 11 student Kate Cowan, who is well-known for her fundraising efforts, is going to run in a 10k fun run in July in another attempt to raise money.
07 May 2017
Happy Easter from Serbia
As part of our ongoing Erasmus international partnership work with other schools, students at the Academy sent and received Easter cards from students in Serbia.