Apr 08

Margot ARTiculates Well

Congratulations to Margot Stead who recently took part in the ARTiculate grand final in Cambridge. Around 4,000 young people a year take part in the 10 regional heats across the country, so it is a fantastic achievement for Margot to represent Southmoor against some of the very best schools and colleges in the country.  Well done! You can watch a video of Margot’s presentation here

Apr 08

The Download on Cyber Crime

Year 12 students received a guest lecture by Ben Findlay, senior lecturer at Teesside University and course leader for the Computer & Digital Forensics and Crime Intelligence & Data Analytics at Teeside University. Ben informed students about the ever evolving world of cybercrime and the growing threats and challenges presented to society as technology evolves.

Apr 03

Easter Revision Timetable

Apr 01

Oxbridge in Newcastle

Aspiring Oxbridge students in Year 12 attended a conference at St. James’ Park in Newcastle. They spent the day in a range of workshops, from medicine to architecture, and had the opportunity to speak to admissions tutors and learn the ins and outs of personal statements, admissions, exams and interviews.

Apr 01

Biological Bookworms

Year 12 Biologists have all chosen and read a book in their own time. They have been feeding back to their peers about what they’ve learnt and had fascinating discussions on topics from ‘the impact of modern medicine on death’ to ‘the realities of working as a neurosurgeon’.

Apr 01

Dead Interesting

Sixth Formers were visited by Derek Winter, one of only two Deputy Chief Coroners in England and Wales. Derek shared information on his career progression, experiences with deaths in Sunderland and shared stories of his role in court and some of the cases he has worked on.

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