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  • Delta Independant School Opens

    Delta Independant School Opens
    27th November 2015

    Mr Thornton attended the opening of Durham's new school ' Delta Independent School' formerly the YMCA in Consett on Friday 27 November. The school was openened by local MP Pat Glass. There were a number of NDA students at the opening. We send our congratulations to all the staff and students at Delta. Read More

  • Education Network Present North Durham Academy with a Cheque for £1000

    Education Network Present North Durham Academy with a Cheque for £1000
    16th November 2015

    On Monday 16 November representatives from the Education Network presented our Sport and PE Department with a cheque for £1000 in sponsorship for the new Elite Development Programme. Read More

  • Remembrance

    11th November 2015

    On 11 November we held a Remembrance Service for our Year 7 students. We were lucky to have members of the Consett British Legion and army cadets attend the service, making it all the more memorable and poignant. The service was broadcast around the academy for all students. Following the service Year 7 and invited guests moved through to the Theatre for a performance by students titled Forgotten Voices. Read More

  • House Sports Competition a roaring success
    4th November 2015

    This year’s Sports Competition was an altogether more inclusive event. The decision was made to host all sporting events at the same time in order to increase the amount of individuals taking part. It has to be said that the decision was the correct one with around 550 pupils taking part this year in contrast to previous years where the same participants have tended to take part in all events. Read More

  • Sports Academy
    4th November 2015

    Term 1 of the Elite Development Programme is now complete! The PE department have put into place a bespoke, challenging and professional programme to develop the sporting excellence of the students of NDA. Around 50 students have enrolled on the programme and are now benefitting from top quality coaching on a daily basis. It should not be underestimated the amount of time, effort and endeavour that has gone into organising the Elite Development Programme and the persistence of the students has been incredible to witness! Read More