Laura Sewall

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Raising & Giving Week 2024

Last week was our annual Raising & Giving Week. This is a major event in the school calendar and is an opportunity for our school community to support a local charity by having some fun! For the second year, we chose Red Sky Foundation as our charity, to support the great work of Sergio and …

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Drive to Arrive

For last week’s Year 12 Personal Development lessons, we welcomed Sarah Schofield from Tyne & Wear Fire and Rescue Service into school to deliver a workshop with students as part of a pre-driver programme. The aim of the workshop was to support students in keeping safe as a passenger and a driver, understand the potential …

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Year 12’s get a taste of Medicine

Before the Easter holidays, our Medigroup got underway for year 12 students, kicking off with a visit from Newcastle University medical school. This session introduced students to the medical programme at Newcastle and the range of different programmes across the UK. Ashleigh, from Newcastle Uni, also discussed the applications process for Medicine, which is very …

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Developing Professional Communications

For Year 13 PD lessons before the Easter holidays, we were delighted to welcome into school Vanessa Montesi, Aspire Officer from Aspire by upReach. Vanessa delivered an interactive workshop with our Year 13 students titled ‘Networking with Style!’. The aim of the workshop was to give students the skills that they need in order to …

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Day out in Durham

Some of our Year 12 Students joined students from others sixth forms and collects  to explore Durham University before the Easter holidays as part of our University preparation support.  We enjoyed a peaceful campus tour as we discovered the long breaks that University students have between semesters. We were taken on a tour of Durham …

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Raising & Giving Week Returns Soon!

Our annual Raising & Giving Week will be taking place starting on Monday 15th April 2024. Last year, we raised almost £2000 in one week and all the money donated went directly to support the work of the Red Sky Foundation. This year, we will also be supporting Red Sky Foundation. We will have lunchtime stalls, …

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