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Summer Fair

Our Summer Fair will be held on Saturday 14th July 2018 at 11am. We would be grateful for any donations/contributions towards raffle/tombola prizes. We will be holding a meeting in school on Monday 18th June at 1.30pm, parents/carers are welcome to attend if you would like to volunteer to help us on the day.   […]

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Forest Fest 2018!

We’re holding our Forest Fest this year on Friday 13th July! It will be themed around Australia, as part of our International week. It’s a great afternoon giving you the chance to meet up with other parents, students, staff and invited guests. It’s a celebration of our Forest School, outdoor learning, and the arts. This […]

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North East Autism Society Open Day

North East Autism society are now able to offer residential short breaks on their New Warlands Farm site, which is set within 77 acres of farmland and countryside within County Durham, for young people aged 16 + with autism and or learning difficulties. The open day will take place at the farm site (DH7 6EX) […]

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Dr Suzie Imber

  We were really excited and delighted to have a special visitor on Wednesday 28th March. Dr Suzie Imber is a planetary scientist and professor at Leicester University. She won a BBC TV series a few months ago called Astronauts: Do you have what it takes? where she went through the astronaut selection procedure. She […]

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World Book Day

Friday 9th March 2018 Both staff and students loved dressing up as their favourite characters from literature. Students also enjoyed a Jackanory in forest school in the round house, decorating classroom doors to look like book covers, as well as a ‘Where’s Wally’ trail around the academy. All students were also given a World Book Day […]

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Citizens Advice Sunderland

There are changes being made to the benefits system, and Sunderland Citizens Advice is here to help. Children under the age of 16 who are currently in receipt of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) will have their DLA stopped once they turn 16, and will instead be invited to apply for Personal Independence Payment (PIP). The […]

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National Careers Week

National Careers week will be held in school from 5-10th march. Please click here to see our Careers page, where we will keep you up to date with a planned timetable and photos of what we get up to.

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National Theatre Connections 2018 – Want!

On Wednesday 7th February our talented drama group will be performing Want by Barney Norris at the Arts Centre Washington. Please click the link to find out more and book tickets. http://www.artscentrewashington.co.uk/production-details.aspx?id=1138

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Derwent Hill

We currently have a group of excited students and staff on a residential at Derwent Hill. Parents/Carers will be kept updated with daily texts. We hope our group have a fantastic time!

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