Monthly Archive: December 2018

Dec 17

Football Academy at Audi

The Sixth Form football squad visited Wearside Audi to collect and show off their brand new kit which has been generously provided by our sponsors at the dealership. The team is going from strength-to-strength and we hope to have more to report on their successes in the new year!

Dec 17

Health Alive

Year 12 students interested in healthcare attended a ‘Health Alive’ day at Northumbria University taking part in a range of workshops including Midwifery, Surgery and Child Nursing. This was a unique opportunity to have hands-on experience in their chosen specialisms and meet Northumbria’s famous robots (babies and adults!).

Dec 10

Medical Practice

Durham School invited prospective medics and vets for a Multiple Mock Interview (MMI) workshop where they experienced a variety of activities that tested empathy, situational judgement and motor skills. This included describing directions to a blind man and trying to thread string through a polo with tweezers.

Dec 10

Psychology Leeds Trip

Year 13 Psychology and Sociology students attended a ‘strong foundations workshop’ delivered by AQA examiners in Leeds. The interactive workshop encouraged students to reflect on topics from Year 12 and gave valuable exam tips for A-level finals. Students then went head to head with other sixth forms across the country to win prizes!

Dec 03

Sixth Form Open Evening

We saw a record turn out for the Sixth Form Open Evening. Our reputation as the best performing Sixth Form with unrivalled links to universities is certainly spreading! Alongside Southmoor and Sandhill View we had pupils and parents from St. Joseph’s, Grindon Hall, St. Anthony’s, Venerable Bede, Thornhill, Castle View and 360! Applications for Sixth …

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Dec 03

Orwell Youth Prize Practice

Students from Southmoor and St Robert’s attended a workshop run by the Orwell Youth Prize. The day-long session was based around George Orwell’s values of integrity, truthfulness and fairness and increased their interests in current affairs and social issues.

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