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  • Our new Year 7s are very smart in their new grey uniforms!
    5th September 2017

    We interviewed the first of the new arrivals on Tuesday morning. Some of the questions we asked were: how they felt last night, how they were feeling now they had arrived and what their families said when they saw them in their uniforms, ready for the big day. Read More

  • Hard work and resilience pays off for students

    Hard work and resilience pays off for students
    24th August 2017

    Students at North Durham Academy have performed well across a wide range of GCSE subjects. Following the National changes to English and Mathematics examinations, 45% of students attained good passes in both, with an overall grade across all subjects of a grade C or equivalent. Specifically, 64% of students are walking away with a pass in English at Grade 4+ and 49% do so in Mathematics. Read More

  • Renewed focus pays off for successful Sixth Form Students

    Renewed focus pays off for successful Sixth Form Students
    17th August 2017

    We are incredibly proud of our Year 13 students. Through the enormous amount of hard work and dedication by our students, their teachers and Sixth Form leaders, particularly over the last six months, almost all have achieved their forecast grades. Many students, particularly those following General Applied courses, have achieved beyond expectation with 82% being awarded Distinction*/Distinction grades which is significantly above national averages. Both A’ level and General Applied results are up on the previous two years. For the first time, the average A’ level grade has hit grade C. Read More

  • Year 8 students complete Library Training Scheme

    Year 8 students complete Library Training Scheme
    18th July 2017

    A group of Students at North Durham Academy have completed the 2016 - 17 Library Training Scheme. Read More

  • Student fundraising day for The Bradley Lowery Foundation

    Student fundraising day for The Bradley Lowery Foundation
    14th July 2017

    North Durham Academy would like to thank all our students for their amazing efforts during Friday’s fundraising event for The Bradley Lowery Foundation. Read More