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Northern Education Trust

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Archived News

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

Lewis ranked 8th in England for darts

February 10, 2020, 12:02 pm

12 year old Lewis Mayes has been playing darts since the age of 2.  He became involved as his grandad and dad both play for a local club.  Lewis is currently playing within his local area, Durham County, Super League and under 18 England Squad.  Lewis spends most nights training and competing on weekends.  This […]

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Parents Evening – Year 7 to Year 11

January 23, 2020, 12:00 pm

Dear Parents/Carers, We have arranged a Parents’ Consultation Evening on Tuesday 25th February 2020 from 15.30 to 18:30. This will provide a good opportunity for you to visit the academy and discuss with the teaching staff the progress that your son/daughter has made so far this year. We do encourage students to come along with […]

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Parents Evening – Sixth Form

January 23, 2020, 11:45 am

Dear Parents/Carers, We have arranged a Sixth Form Parents’ Consultation Evening on Tuesday 4th February 2020 from 15.30 to 18:30. This will provide a good opportunity for you to visit the academy and discuss with the teaching staff the progress that your son/daughter has made so far this year. We do encourage students to come […]

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First “five to five” celebration with award winning novelist, Sophie Anderson, of Northern Education Trust’s new initiative: Reading Routes

December 10, 2019, 3:32 pm

Northern Education’s Trust’s innovative new ‘Reading Routes’ initiative, launched in October 2019, has had the students in all ten of its secondary academies climbing on board and experiencing a wide range of literature. Devised with the aim of encouraging students to enjoy reading at its very heart, ‘Reading Routes’ skilfully enables students to build vocabulary, […]

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Yellow Brick Week

December 9, 2019, 11:03 am

From Monday 9th December up until and including Friday 13th December 2019, Thorp Academy will be transformed into the Land of Oz. During the course of the week we want students to develop their understanding of what key command words mean in order to complete extended mark questions in examinations. When writing in depth, some […]

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Thorp Academy Reverse Advent Calendar 2019

November 27, 2019, 1:38 pm

We are supporting the work of Gateshead Foodbank by collecting food and non-food items and are dropping them off at the Blaydon collection point every Friday. If you could contribute any items from the list your support would be greatly appreciated. We have made a superb start – collecting nearly 200 Advent Calendars and Selection […]

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Increased Published Admission Numbers

November 22, 2019, 9:20 am

Northern Education Trust Thorp Academy is proposing to increase its Published Admission Numbers (PAN) from 240 to 270 for all year groups with effect from 1st September 2020. The rationale for this is: The Academy has seen increased numbers in all year groups and Year 7 requests over the past four years have increased with […]

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Uniform Donations

November 18, 2019, 2:54 pm

A number of Thorp Academy 6th form students have started a uniform donation initiative. There are a group of sixth form students who believe that the expensive prices of uniform effect many families who struggle financially. They have set up a scheme to allow those who are struggling to get pieces of uniform for a […]

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Parents Evening – 12th November 2019

November 4, 2019, 10:22 am

Thorp Academy Parents Evening will take place on Tuesday 12th November from 3:30pm until 7:00pm. In order to secure an appointment time please visit: https://thorpacademy.parentseveningsystem.co.uk/ Please read the guide below for assistance with securing your booking:      

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New GCSE History and Geography websites

October 4, 2019, 7:59 am

To improve our subject knowledge and memory retention in Humanities; NET are proud to launch our very own History and Geography websites! These websites are bespoke for our pupils and our curriculum at KS4. On these sites pupils will find revision videos, knowledge organisers, flash cards, quizzes and NET exam skill videos; providing key tips […]

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