Daily Archive: December 3, 2018

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.

Dec 03

Looking Back with Durham University

Year 12 historians attended the first of two sessions at Durham University’s History Department where they were introduced to life at Durham through a short lecture before working with undergraduates. They looked at primary source material including the first known narrative of Robin Hood!