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Archived News

Read through all the news articles posted by The Northern Education Trust.

Year 11 Prom 2019

June 28, 2019, 8:06 am

On Thursday 27th June 2019, the County Hotel in Newcastle hosted Thorp’s Year 11 Prom. Students enjoyed a three course meal in beautiful surroundings and celebrated the end of Key Stage 4 with their peers. Many of the Year 11 students will be returning to Thorp Academy in September 2019 to begin their A-Level studies […]

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Gateshead Council Summer Activities

June 10, 2019, 7:52 am

More than 400 places per day of free activities will be available in the summer holidays thanks to funding that Gateshead Council has secured from the government. The free activities are available to children aged between 5 and 18 with a packed lunch or hot meal also provided. Activities include sport, dance, arts, crafts and […]

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End of Half Term letter from the Principal

May 24, 2019, 7:50 am

Dear Parents / Carers, I am writing to thank you for your continued support which has led to a very successful half term. All students have worked hard especially Year 10, 11, 12 and 13. The GCSE, BTEC and ‘A’ Level exams have started very well, students have worked hard preparing and their behaviour during […]

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Paris 2019

May 23, 2019, 7:48 am

Late at night on Thursday 23rd May 2019, 44 Thorp Academy students and 5 staff headed off to Paris! Students travelled by coach and arrived on Friday 24th May. On the Friday, students went to a local park to exercise. Students then enjoyed a fantastic evening meal. On Saturday 25th May, students ventured firstly to […]

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Murder Mystery Night at Thorp Academy

May 3, 2019, 1:45 pm

Calling all super sleuths…Murder Mystery Night! The Thorp Academy drama department proudly presents their 2019 summer production “Murder at Hartington Hall”. Featuring a cast of Year 7-10 students, the evening is an interactive murder mystery suitable for all the family. The audience will be expected to identify the killer and there will be prizes for […]

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Ofsted Report: GOOD

April 26, 2019, 1:52 pm

Dear parent/carer, As you are aware, Thorp Academy was visited by Ofsted in early April. We are now able to share the result of the inspection with you. The academy was judged to have been ‘GOOD’ in all areas by the inspection team. Ofsted also noted that Thorp is a “rapidly improving school” and that […]

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Ofsted Inspection

April 1, 2019, 10:17 am

Dear parent or carer Inspection of Thorp Academy by Ofsted We have just been informed that Thorp Academy will be inspected on Tuesday 2nd April 2019 and Wednesday 3rd April 2019. Ofsted would like to hear the views of parents through Parent View and we would appreciate it if you would be able to share your thoughts […]

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The Challenge Cup Final

March 28, 2019, 10:26 am

The famed 52,000-capacity St James’ Park will be the centrepiece of Europe’s festival of world-class club rugby on 10 and 11 May 2019. The Challenge Cup final will be played at St James’ Park on the evening of Friday 10 May, with the blue-riband Heineken Champions Cup decider scheduled for the same venue the following […]

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Year 11 Progress Event

March 22, 2019, 10:36 am

On Tuesday 26th March 2019 at 6pm there will be an information evening which will help prepare both you and your child for their GCSE examinations. You will learn about the key elements of the GCSE English Langauge, Literature and Mathematics exams and what you can do at home to best support your child in […]

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