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Fire Fighters Charity

The Fire Fighters Charity are requesting donations of clothing to help raise money for both their charity and Barbara Priestman Academy. Please see leaflet below for more information. Paper copies of the leaflet will also be sent home with students. Fire Fighters Charity Leaflet

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National Theatre Connections ‘The IT’

A group of our Sixth Form students will be performing ‘The IT’ next week, as part of National Theatre Connections. The play will take place in our hall at Barbara Priestman Academy on Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th February, commencing 7pm. Please see the poster below. Barbara Priestman Academy ‘The IT’ Poster

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School Open – Friday 24th January 2020

We are pleased to inform you that the issues with the drainage system have been resolved, and the school will be fully open to all pupils tomorrow as normal. Can we take this opportunity to thank you for your understanding and cooperation whilst we were working hard to get the school back open.

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Sunderland City Provider Network “Str8 Up” event

Sunderland City Provider Network is holding the annual Str8 Up event at the Riverview Brasserie, The Stadium of Light, this Saturday 18th January between 10.30 and 2.30 for all year 11 pupils in the City and their parents and carers. Parents/carers can come along with their children to find out more about the opportunities available […]

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Flu Vaccinations

Hi, please see message below from the Public Health Lead at Sunderland City Council: The School Based Immunisation Team for Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland have arranged community clinics in January 2020 for children who have not yet received their flu immunisation (nasal spray).  Please note: The service will be closed from Friday 20th December at 17:00 […]

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Book Fair

Our annual Scholastic book fair arrives on Monday 2nd December and is with us until Friday 6th December. As usual all students will be given the opportunity to look at the books and take home their wish lists in the hope that they may be able to buy something. If we can sell £300 worth […]

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After School Clubs

There are no after school clubs on this week (Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th September). A letter will be sent out to parents and carers about the Autumn term clubs soon.

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Empire Performance 16th July 2019

On 16th July, the 6th Form band Brittanic went to perform at Sunderland Empire, at the final of Sunderland Music Hub’s songwriting competition. The song ‘In My Head’ that was shortlisted to be performed, was written as part of the songwriting project with Sunderland Music Hub and Sage Gateshead. The boys opened the show and […]

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Sage Performance 5th July 2019

On Friday 5th July 2019, our KS4 band ‘The Wanderers’, performed in hall 2 at Sage Gateshead as part of the annual ‘Music Spark Show’ concert. ‘Music Spark Show’ is an exciting showcase event planned and hosted by the Music Spark Team based at Sage Gateshead, a group of young aspiring community musicians with additional […]

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Songwriting Competition

Please see below the flyer for the final of Sunderland Music Hub’s songwriting competition, held at the Sunderland Empire, featuring our 6th Form band Brittanic!    

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