Archived News

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Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Archived News

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

GCSE Headlines

August 28, 2019, 9:02 am

Another great year of GCSE results has been achieved by Thorp Academy Students. 4 + English & Maths 70% 5 + English & Maths 54% Progress 8 +0.23 Congratulations to all the students and staff for their hard work and dedication in achieving these fantastic results.

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A-Level Good News

August 21, 2019, 12:53 pm

The 2019 A-Level results at Thorp Academy demonstrate another year of positive results with a 100% pass rate. A-Level A* – B grades have risen to 48% and the average grade was above the national average. Outcomes in Biology, English Language and English Literature were particularly strong with many students gaining top grades at A-Level, […]

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Hard work of students celebrated in graduation ceremonies

July 25, 2019, 8:50 am

Northern Education Trust’s secondary academies in Blyth and Ryton celebrate the achievements of their Year 8 students in moving graduation ceremonies. Year 8 students in The Blyth Academy and Thorp Academy have been taking part in emotional graduation ceremonies to celebrate their hard work and commitment during the last two academic years. The ceremonies give […]

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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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