Getting ready for September.
Every summer, as part of our transition of pupils who are finishing Year 6 and who will join Year 7 in September, we offer a Summer School for three days in the first week of the summer break. More than 90% of pupils who will be joining us in September usually attend our Summer School.
This is a further opportunity, following New Intake Day at the end of the school year, for pupils to meet new friends, familiarise themselves with the school grounds, meet key staff and build their confidence ahead of starting in September. Each day includes several exciting activities from a range of subjects and lunch is provided. Pupils should be dropped off at 9am and collected at 3pm.
Further details are sent to parents and pupils in the final half-term of the year as part of the transition process and sign-up is done through the school website.
On Tuesday the 13th February, a very special concert took place at Durham’s magnificent Town Hall. James Weeks, the conductor of Exaudi, a small professional chamber choir, has been working on composition with Year 13 A Level music pupils since the spring of 2023. Following a series of workshops in school, the compositions were finally performed […]
Published: February 22, 2024
In October 2023 the school moved Year 7 and 8 to Ushaw College, so we could resume Face to Face Teaching for all year groups as soon as possible. This allowed the school to deliver a broad and balanced curriculum, and we are grateful that Durham University and Ushaw were able to be accommodate us […]
Published: February 7, 2024
Six brilliant candidates have received offers from Oxford or Cambridge this year. Congratulations to them all and we wish them every success as they prepare for their A Levels. Thank you to Miss Bird and all the Sixth Form staff who have given excellent support – as ever – during the application process.
Published: January 26, 2024