May 7, 2024 archive

Making Roots with Back on the Map

Did you know that we have our own vegetable plot? Back on the Map have kindly rented our school a raised bed in Barley Mow park as part of their community efforts, along with Sunderland Council, to help improve biodiversity and sustainability in the Hendon area. On Thursday, some of our Year 12s visited the …

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Study Skills Workshop

Northumbria University joined us on Wednesday to deliver workshops in Critical thinking and Academic Writing Skills with our Year 13 students to build their skills and confidence in preparation for University. Students looked into the reliability of academic sources, learnt the importance of Peer review and the intricacies of referencing your reading.  Thank you to …

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Seeking Silver

Year 12 Duke of Edinburgh students embarked on their practice expedition today, walking a 14km circular route near Reith, North Yorkshire. All the while, the groups must carry their belongings in rucksacks and navigate their own way between checkpoints. Once at camp the students will assemble their tents and cook meals on camp stoves before …

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