Jun 17

Mind Mapping

A selection of Year 12 Psychology students attended a ‘Brain Exploration Day’ as part of Sunderland University’s ‘Brain Awareness Week’.  They took part in a range of seminars and lectures which consisted of visual perception tasks and analysis of their own data.  They got the chance to try out different psychological testing equipment including distortion and invertoscope goggles, eyetracking devices linked to ERP scans and the ‘rubber hand illusion’.

Jun 11

Year 12 Cross the Global Bridge


Year 12 have created their own future careers and pathways profile using the Global Bridge platform which is an online profile to record information about activities they have been involved in within school, any work experience, subjects studied and their own personal goals and interests. Many employers are now asking for Global Bridge profiles as part of applications.

Jun 03

Southmoor Scholarship Open for More Applications

Our Scholarship programme is continuing to help young people who face challenging circumstances to receive the monetary support they might need to aspire to their very best as part of our Sixth Form. We are delighted to announce that the next round of applications are now open. If you think you would qualify as a good candidate for the fund, please download the application form and return it to the school office or alternatively email to southmoor6th@southmoormat.co.uk

Jun 03

Goodbye & Good Luck Year 13

At the end of last half term, we said a very fond farewell to Year 13 students.  As always, we forge long-lasting relationships with pupils both past and present.  We look forward to celebrating at the Year 13 Prom and are anticipating another great set of results in August before students embark upon the next phase of their futures – many having secured places at some of the UK’s top universities.

May 20

Working Options for Year 12

Volunteers, Rebecca and Michael, visited Year 12 representing the organisation ‘Working Options’. They shared their career journeys in business development and working for the Co-op, discussing the different pathways they took to get to where they are today. Students also learned some top tips for career progression and what employers are looking for.

May 20

Performing an Assessment

Year 13 Performing Arts students visited The Northern Stage to view the popular play ‘Equus’.  They examined the performance and used it to form an analysis of the stage drama as part of their A Level course work.

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