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We were delighted to be able to hold our recent Sixth Form Open Evening at the Raddison Blu Hotel in Durham, with most of the ground floor being taken over by our huge range of thirty subjects, including some new options for 2024: Classics, Latin and Greek; Economics; Law; English Language and exciting vocational offerings, all as part of our tailor-made curriculum. We look forward to our New Subject Taster sessions over the course of the next half-term. All subjects, from German to Psychology to Further Maths ran a table-top challenge with themed prizes, and they proved a great conversation-starter for discussions about course content and suitability for each student. Our Sixth Form students were fantastic ambassadors for their subjects, speaking passionately and confidently. Year 11 pupils had the chance to hear about upcoming social events like our trip to the York Christmas Markets and to vote for their choice of overseas trip to celebrate the end of their summer examinations.
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