Police update – 28-3-18

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Woodham Academy has not received any email threat and are acting on advice from Durham Constabulary This is a statement from Durham Constabulary Website: We have received a number of calls from schools in our region reporting that they have been sent threatening emails. Police forces across the country are also believed to have reported similar incidents. The emails inform …

Danny MorgansPolice update – 28-3-18
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Woodham Academy a top 3 school

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Woodham Academy is one of the top three secondary schools in County Durham Local Education Authority, according to Government figures. The Department for Education (DFE) school performance tables highlight the progress students make during their time at Woodham Academy, which recorded its best-ever GCSE results in 2017. Progress 8 is the recognised comparative measure for all schools nationally, and is …

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Out-of-this-world trip for Woodham Academy students

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Woodham Academy students took a trip to space and back – without leaving their school. The students experienced the 400km descent of Tim Peake’s Soyuz space capsule using the latest virtual reality technology. In June 2016, the UK astronaut returned to Earth in the capsule following six months on board the International Space Station (ISS). The students’ out-of-this-world trip took …

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Winner of astronauts TV show visits Woodham Academy

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Woodham Academy has hosted a visit from the winner of the BBC TV show ‘Astronauts: Do you have what it takes?’ Suzie Imber talked about her experiences on the show, her work as an astrophysicist and how and why she became a scientist. Dr Imber, associate professor in space physics at the University of Leicester, beat 11 other contestants to …

Andrew DowsonWinner of astronauts TV show visits Woodham Academy

School trip is out of this world

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Woodham Academy students descended on Tim Peake’s space capsule during an out-of-this-world school trip. In June 2016, the UK astronaut returned to Earth in the Soyuz descent module after six months on board the International Space Station (ISS). Woodham Academy students visited the Soyuz capsule, which is currently on display at the Locomotion museum in Shildon as part of a national tour. …

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