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Greeting from the Freud Museum!

In preparation for the delivery of Year 13 content, our Year 12 Psychologists attended an exciting and thought-provoking webinar, live and direct from the Freud Museum in London! Curator Stefan Marianski delivered a session covering the famous Sigmund Freud and his theoretical approach to human behaviour. Students attentively listened to Freud’s work from the unconscious …

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Transition Programme on the Way!

Our Year 11 Transition Programme is just around the corner. Students will be able to access a range of preparatory work on building knowledge and understanding about the wider world, skills they will need in order to study at A level and how to move on to some of the more detailed work set by our individual …

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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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Meet a Medic

On Wednesday students in year 12 who are planning to study dentistry and medicine at university, had the opportunity to meet a variety of doctors and medical students at this year’s Meet a Medic event. One of those visiting us was Alice Ward, an alumni of Southmoor who is currently in her second year of …

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