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Forging international links

Forging international links

Students could soon be reaping further bene ts of international links developed in partnership with SRC Bede Sixth Form. e college in Billingham welcomed a special visit from Lotus Guan, Director of the Shaanxi ProvinceService Centre for Scholarly Exchange in Xi’an, China. International Manager Sissi Liu-Covell said: “ e purpose of the visit was two-fold,

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Barcelona visit brings lessons to life

Students got a taste for the high life in the latest college adventure with SRC Bede Sixth Form. Business, Economics, Art and Photography students headed to Barcelona where they visited some of the city’s best-loved attractions. From seeing the artwork of Dali and Picasso to visiting the Sagrada Familia, Business and Economics Teacher, Carl Mustill,

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Children’s Book Festival Arrives in Billingham

YOUNG people across Stockton-on-Tees are enjoying a plethora of visits from some of the nation’s most famous children’s authors. Illustrator and author Clara Vulliamy is the creator of a range of loveable and colourful characters including Dotty Detective and her faithful hound McClusky. She visited Billingham Central Library to work with three Billingham primary schools

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The fifth year of the Future Scientist programme

For the fifth year running, Johnson Matthey Catalysts have ran the Future Scientist programme with our Year 7 students. 160 students participated in the programme and enjoyed learning about this global chemical company and the role of science in their work. Over 14 ambassadors from Johnson Matthey came into school to deliver lessons and to

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Living the Dream in Porto

58 students and 7 staff have just returned from the trip of a life time to FC Porto in Portugal, as rewards trip to celebrate the hard work and success of our boy’s football teams and clubs. Having previously visited Valencia in 2010, Villarreal in 2011 and Ajax in 2013, Inspiresport highly recommended FC Porto

Liam is Shooting for Japan 2020

Liam is Shooting for Japan 2020

We’ve previously reported about the exceptionally talented 15 year student Liam Readle, a shooting star in the world of wheelchair basketball, well what a difference just one year makes! Liam, who was the youngest ever player to be selected for the England North East wheelchair basketball squad, has continued to excel in the sport he

Fairtrade Afternoon Tea

Fairtrade Afternoon Tea

Students at Prior’s Mill CofE Primary School delivered an absolutely outstanding afternoon tea recently as part of their learning and understanding of how ‘Fairtrade’ can make such a powerful difference in the world. Year 6 organised the whole event, they wrote letters to local businesses to seek potential support with donations of product, they produced

Ex-Northfield Student in House of Commons

Ex-Northfield Student in House of Commons

Elected by members of her college’s EDI (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion) Committee, Nicola successfully submitted an application form stating her reasons for applying and how she would utilise the opportunity in the future. To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Women and Equalities Select Committee invited young women to swap places with them. Shadowing her local

Retirement Beckons for Sheila

Retirement Beckons for Sheila

Friends and colleagues gathered to wish Sheila Mason all the very best for her retirement having served loyally for 36 years as a dinner nanny at St Michael’s. Sheila said ‘It only seems like yesterday since I first came to school as a dinner nanny and I’m pleased to see I’ve never missed a day

Students Time Capsule

Students Time Capsule

A TIME capsule, donated by building firm Kier containing a snapshot of school life has been buried in the main foyer of the new St Michael’s Academy building. Staff and students at St Michael’s chose a selection of items to be placed into an aluminium container to represent school life in 2016, with a forward

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