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Christmas Carol Service and Activities

December 20, 2013

Three services were held at St. Cecilia & St. Patrick’s Church in Ryhope Road, Sunderland throughout the day on Thursday 19th December 2013. Approximately 340 students and accompanying staff attended each service. The theme throughout Advent has been, ‘Journey to the Manger,’ and this was celebrated by students, reading, acting, singing and playing musical instruments, […]

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Good Practice

December 17, 2013

The English department opened their doors and invited staff to view student books, green pen matters and to show how they have used the IPad in their classroom. This was a great opportunity for staff to share good practice. Have a listen to our students’ talking about their progress in English.   Watch the video […]

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Competition Time

December 9, 2013

Welcome to the Catholic Partnership Photography Competition. Last years event was so successful that this competition is once again being offered to students in Year 7, 8 and 9. This year the celebration will be held at the National Glass Centre. The image on the poster is last years winner taken by a Y9 girl from St […]

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December 2, 2013

Four students in Year 7 took part in a Spelling Bee at St Bede’s in Peterlee on Friday 29th November and they came first! K. Gamueda was also voted as the top speller of the competition. Congratulations boys!

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Advent Liturgy

Advent Liturgies, Monday 2nd December 2013. The Advent Liturgies were held today to prepare students and staff spiritually for Christmas. The theme was : ‘ Our Advent Journey to the Manger – Preparing our Hearts and Lives for Christ’. The first advent candle, the Hope candle was lit as we all joined in with the […]

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The Media Oscars

November 28, 2013

The Media Oscars took place on Wednesday 27th November at Harwick Hall in Darlington. Well done to A Swainston, N Marsden, J Hodgson and L Park for all of your hard work. You are all looking very smart!

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KS5 Mock Exams

November 27, 2013

With the loss of January re-sits we have decided at KS5 to run a series of mock examinations in December. These sessions will be run in exactly the same way as external exams to give our students the most realistic experience possible. In January we will have a ‘results day’ to mirror the experience that […]

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Split the Earth Music Liturgy

November 22, 2013

A day of music and inspiration for students, chaplains and music curriculum leaders. Split The Earth Poster  

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Christmas Fayre

St Aidan’s Catholic Academy will be hosting their 2013 Christmas Festivities on the 28/11/2013. The evening will begin at 5.30 and last until 8pm both with a Christmas show performed by the students and a fair including many local businesses. There is something on offer for all members of the family from Santa’s Grotto to […]

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November 21, 2013

Delivering a compact version of one of Shakespeare’s darkest comedies, Pocket Merchant arrived at Carmel College in County Durham on the 21st of October. 30 Year 10 students from our school went to see this condensed play. Students became actively involved at Carmel College when they had a question and answer session with the cast […]

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