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Fire! Fire! – Washington Academy

The CAP provision at Washington Academy had the Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue service come in to talk to them about fire and water safety.  Scott and Tommy spoke to Year 7, 8 and 9 students and showed them some real life 999 calls from people who needed help.  They also showed videos so […]

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Thornhill Thinkers Take on Oxford

On Friday 24th May 2019, a group of 15 of Thornhill Academy’s most high achieving pupils visited Oxford University. This unique opportunity – the first of its kind at Thornhill, challenged students to take part in the lives of an Oxford student for the day. After seeing some of the sights of Oxford with Mrs […]

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Heartstone March – Ellesmere Park

On Thursday 25th April, pupils from Ellesmere Park High School where amongst the 300 children from across Greater Manchester led by Sitakumari and dancers of the Heartstone Company ‘Moving Lives Dance Theatre’ to the sound of Indian dhol drummers set off on a procession at The Lowry to mark the start of a new journey […]

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BLESMA Workshop – Buile Hill Academy

BLESMA: Making Generation R is a programme which supports injured veterans to take their inspiring stories about overcoming adversity into schools across the UK to teach students about resilience. Learning to be resilient can make a big difference to young people that struggle with feelings of anxiety and self esteem. Making Generation R went into […]

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For The Love of Hockey

An ardent ice hockey supporter, Rebecca Lloyd of Year 8, recently wrote a passionate and expressive piece to her favourite team the ‘Whitley Warriors’ informing of her love, support and appreciation of the sport and her team. Proudly, we would like to share with you that her work has been published in the ‘Warriors’, the […]

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School of Rock! – Heworth Grange

 School show 2018 a huge success! This is the first time we have moved our annual show away from July to March and the recent weather certainly made it an eventful experience for us all, the “Beast from the East” causing a week’s postponement!  In another first, we were delighted that our entire cast of […]

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Snow clearing at Thornhill ready for Monday re-opening

“I had asked them to meet at 11.30am and the response has been overwhelming. More than 50 people, including staff, pupils from every year group, governors, exam invigilators, support staff and the general community. Read more at: https://www.sunderlandecho.com/our-region/sunderland/volunteers-spend-saturday-clearing-snow-from-sunderland-school-site-ready-for-monday-reopening-1-9046263  

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