'The headteacher and deputy headteacher are committed and relentless in their work for continuous improvement.'Ofsted 2018
'Senior leaders have established high expectations of staff and pupils and lead by example.'Ofsted 2018

Brilliant Club Students

July 19, 2016

Well done to the Brilliant Club students who completed their 1600 word Ebola dissertations this week. More news to follow when Durham University awards its Degree classifications in August.

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Olympic Torch

All of the secondary schools in Sunderland participated in the Olympic Torch Relay around the city today. After receiving the torch from Venerable Bede’s students, our team headed off to St Anthony’s with K Percival as the pacesetter. Thanks to all runners and supporters!

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Brilliant Club

July 15, 2016

On Tuesday 12th July 2016, members of the Brilliant Club in Y7 & 8 presented their initial findings on Ebola and the likelihood of it becoming a pandemic. The presentations were enlightening for the ‘uninitiated’ in the Science and facts behind the disease, and certainly impressed our PhD tutor. For the rest of this week, […]

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Jesus College Cambridge

July 14, 2016

6 Year 10 students, accompanied by Mr McGarey, made the long coach trip to Cambridge University, along with pupils from several other schools from Sunderland and South Tyneside. The 2 day event is aimed at giving pupils an insight into University life, and specifically Cambridge University; looking to dispel the myth that Cambridge is only […]

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Students from China

On Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th July 2016 we welcomes 41 students and 5 staff from Tangshan No. 54 Middle School. They had a tour of the school then attended English, Maths, PE, ICT, RE and Humanities lessons.  Before they left students had the opportunity to reflect on the similarities and differences between the English […]

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Formula 1

46 pupils, parents and staff attended the 2016 British Formula 1 Grand Prix at Silverstone on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July. We all had a fantastic weekend and it was an amazing experience to watch the worlds best drivers take corners at 180mph!!!

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Fund Raising Event – India Immersion Project

July 8, 2016

On Wednesday the 13th of July students will be participating in a 24 hour cycle ride to raise funds for our India Immersion project. The event will commence on at 2.30pm on Wednesday and conclude with a family Race Night on Friday the 15th of July in the School Hall from 7pm. All are welcome. All […]

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GCSE Art Trip

We had a fantastic trip to Belsay Hall and Gardens with our new GCSE Art group. They created some beautiful drawings and watercolour studies and we received multiple comments from members of the public about how well behaved and mature the students were. Great job boys!

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Year 6 Transition 2016

July 6, 2016

What an amazing two days! 150 boys joined us on Monday 4th and Wednesday 6th July for two fun packed days of transition activities. They entered the school gates with trepidation on Day 1 and left full of joy and excitement on Day 2.  The next stage of their journey in life has well and […]

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Year 12 University Challenge

On Tuesday 5th July, a team of 4 of our 6th formers were challenged intellectually when they participated in a University Challenge Competition against all other 6th forms in the Catholic Diocese. Our team consisted of T Whelan (Capt.), D Crombie, M Stafford and J Baines and their Mascot Mutley. The Competition was held in […]

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