Congratulations to all our Year 12 and Year 13 students

4aWe would like to send huge congratulations to all of our students who received their A level and BTEC results this week.

It was an anxious wait as many of our students were waiting to hear from universities across the country.

The results came in and after of 2 years hard work they performed very well and the majority of students gained entry to their first choice of university.

The following students gained grades of ABB or higher, very well done.

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Trip to the National Cycling Centre.

IMG_2252What an incredible day at the National Cycling Centre.

Not only did we get to ride on the velodrome for an hour with some flying laps (those corners are so steep and scary) but we were fortunate enough to meet Alan Newton Winner of a 4000m bronze medal at the 1952 Olympic Games AND witness the England and Scotland commonwealth teams in training including Sir Bradley Wiggins, Ed Clancy and Laura Trott. Anna Kay was so excited.

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Jesmond Dene immersive learning challenge.

trees8YG had a world class, cross curricular, student lead, immersive, independent enquiry based learning challenge in Jesmond Dene.

Students learned about the History of Newcastle, including Lord Armstrong, ‘the Steve Jobs’ of the nineteenth century.

The students learned about the local wildlife and even embarked on a spot of geocaching.

It was a great learning experience for the students and the Education Director from Jesmond Dene passed on her personal testimony of the trip (below):

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