Monthly Archive: January 2019

Jan 28

Sixth Form Open Evening Success

Year 11 students from across the city attended our final Sixth Form Open Evening of this academic year for a chance to think about where they want to be in three years’ time and to chat with representatives from universities and higher apprenticeships. It was fantastic to see so many new faces from schools across …

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Jan 28

ARTiculation Accolade

Articulation is a National Art Speaking Competition where approximately 4,000 young people a year take part in 10 regions in England, an equal balance of state maintained and independent schools take part throughout the competition. Margot Stead of Year 12 has won the North East Regional Final and will compete at Cambridge University in March against all of …

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Jan 28

Holocaust Memorial Assembly

In assemblies Mr. Woods along with Year 13 students Fletcher Forster and Jake Frost recounted their visit to Auschwitz last year to help mark Holocaust Memorial Day this Sunday. They shared not only a brief history of the crimes committed in the Nazi camps but also reflected upon how the visit had impacted their way of thinking.

Jan 28

Wargames Workshop

Representatives from the CND Peace Education group visited Sixth Form to talk about nuclear weapons and encourage debate about whether we should them or not. Students learned  how nuclear weapons could affect Sunderland – for example, if we were hit by the ‘Tsar bomba’ invented by the USSR, the radiation would spread as far as Whitby. Students took part …

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Jan 28

Students in the Studio

A group of 19 students attended the Northern School of Art at the Hartlepool Campus on a digital photography studio based workshop. The students worked with industry standard kit and produced some excellent outcomes both on location around the building and in the photographic studio. The Staff running the workshop commented that ‘Our students were …

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Jan 28

A Witness to History

The Holocaust Education Trust invited Sixth Form to watch a live Q&A webcast with Harry Spiro BEM who survived Buchenwald concentration camp and a death march to Terezin, and came to the UK alongside Robert Rinder’s grandfather Morris. Rinder asked Spiro about his background, life in the ghetto in Poland and experience in the concentration camp.

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