Budding engineers brainstorm designs to boost road safety

Budding engineers brainstorm designs to boost road safety

Young engineers in Year 8 had a unique opportunity to work with members of the IET (Institute of Engineering and Technology) on a team-based, real-life Engineering challenge. The Faraday Challenge saw 36 students working together to design and prototype a product,...
Maths Challenge winners reach for the stars!

Maths Challenge winners reach for the stars!

Maths enthusiasts did not let the rainy weather in the February half term holiday spoil their fun – they threw their energy into the Newcastle University Maths Challenge, and they were richly rewarded for their efforts! Emmanuel students Kacper Krol, Iris Green,...
Big brave steps on Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award training

Big brave steps on Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award training

It’s all-go with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award at the moment in College.  Year 10 students will be undertaking their Silver practice expedition next week, and we are also launching the Gold Award to Year 11.  Meanwhile, two dozen of our Year 12 travelled to Hamsterley...
Newly-signed Jess helps SUFC to cup victory!

Newly-signed Jess helps SUFC to cup victory!

Talented footballer Jess Barker (Year 10) has helped Sunderland United FC to a 4-0 victory, just days after signing a two-year deal. At only 16 years old, Jess is now an official SAFC Ladies player – the youngest on the team – and the two-year deal will see her...
Classics presentations prove popular!

Classics presentations prove popular!

Students and teachers were treated to fascinating presentations this week by sixth-form Classics students on topics ranging from Sparta and the Olympic games to Roman society at the end of the Republic and Mithraism.    Year 13 students Catherine Harness, Caitlin...
Year 10 Rugby team triumph!

Year 10 Rugby team triumph!

The Year 10 Rugby 7s squad had a series of superb wins and managed to secure the Plate in a prestigious Rugby competition. The invitational 7s Rugby competition brings together top schools from all over the North-East, Cumbria and Scotland, and it gave our lads a...