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  • Success at AHT Competition

    Success at AHT Competition
    10th February 2015

    Our students all did very well in the AHT competition on 9 February 2015 and will now progress to the Blackpool Winter Gardens Hair Festival on 16 March. Abbie Stephenson came 3rd in the face painting competition and Katelyn Forrest 2nd in the another category of face painting. Read More

  • House Cross Country
    9th February 2015

    This year’s house cross country took place during PE lessons with a staggering number of students going head to head to take the title for their house. This year it was closer than ever with Alnwick taking the title from last year’s winners and this year’s favourites Barnard House. Congratulations to all who represented their house and gave it their best shot in the characteristic Stanley/Arctic conditions. Read More

  • The academy joins Instagram
    4th February 2015

    The academy is now on Instagram! To follow us go to You can also follow the sixth form Read More

  • Year 8 working with Beamish on WW1

    Year 8 working with Beamish on WW1
    3rd February 2015

    8X1 and 8Y1 took part in a workshop with Beamish Museum on Monday 2 February which focused on the experiences of WWI soldiers. They had the opportunity to examine historical artefacts and began some research in preparation for the follow-up session to Beamish after half-term. Read More

  • Student Leadership Team Congratulated

    Student Leadership Team Congratulated
    3rd February 2015

    Janet Renou, the Regional Scools Commissioner for the North, recently visited NDA and was most impressed by the staff and students she met. Jan met members of the Student Leadership Team who gave a wonderful presentation to showcase the work of the academy. Jan was so impressed that she wrote a letter thanking them for the excellent reception and warm welcome she received. Read More