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  • Hard work and determination pays off for students at North Durham Academy
    23rd August 2018

    Students at North Durham Academy have performed well across a wide range of GCSE subjects. Following the National changes to English and Mathematics examinations in 2017, this year, nearly half of all students attained good passes in both and this represents an improvement compared with the previous year. Specifically, 62% of students are walking away with a pass in English at Grade 4+ and 51% do so in Mathematics. There are a number of additional improvements across the range of subjects and these have been achieved against the biggest examination reforms in a generation. It goes without saying that the hard work of students and staff and the support from our parents have contributed to NDA’s continued improvements. Read More

  • Megan Bainbridge packs a punch to compete for GB!!

    Megan Bainbridge packs a punch to compete for GB!!
    16th August 2018

    Huge congratulations to Megan Bainbridge, (Yr 10) for being selected to compete in the GB European Junior Boxing Championships in Anapa, Russia in October. This is an outstanding achievement for a very talented young woman who has been boxing since the age of 9. We wish her well and look forward to sharing her future success with you. Read More

  • Renewed focus pays off for successful Sixth Form Students

    Renewed focus pays off for successful Sixth Form Students
    16th August 2018

    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 mentors, the Academy can celebrate some excellent results. For the students studying A Level qualifications, the Academy can report a 100% pass rate with the majority of students achieving or exceeding their target grades. Read More

  • Tip Top Tapas

    Tip Top Tapas
    18th July 2018

    In July, Year 10 students and staff prepared a banquet of amazing tapas for the first ever joint Spanish Tapas/Big Quiz event. Families and friends of Year 10 students came into the Academy to taste tapas ranging from Andalusian Chicken, tortilla omelette, olive bread, jamón serrano and peach nibbles and fruta macedonia (fruit salad) in this Parental Engagement event. Read More

  • NDA FBM 2018

    NDA FBM 2018
    8th July 2018

    After a tough competition the NDA Future Business Magnates enjoyed a celebration dinner last week with the nineteen schools that took part this year. The team did an amazing presentation last Monday, and were extremely confident talking to the guests at the dinner on Friday about their product Read More