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Woodham Academy joins The Eden Learning Trust

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On Tuesday 1st May, the students and staff of Woodham Academy will mark the official launch of The Eden Learning Trust – a collaboration between Ferryhill Business and Enterprise College, Chilton Academy and Woodham Academy. The three schools are very excited about working closely together in the future to provide exciting learning opportunities for all the children in our local …

Danny MorgansWoodham Academy joins The Eden Learning Trust
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Changes to free school meal eligibility under Universal Credit 

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The eligibility criteria for free school meals have been changed. The information below explains the changes and how they might affect you.   What are the new eligibility criteria?  Children are entitled to receive free school meals if they or their parents or guardians receive any of the benefits below.   Universal Credit, provided they have an annual net earned income not exceeding £7,400 (£616.67 per month)  …

Andrew DowsonChanges to free school meal eligibility under Universal Credit 
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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 …

Andrew DowsonWoodham Academy a top 3 school

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 …

Andrew DowsonOut-of-this-world trip for Woodham Academy students
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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. …

Andrew DowsonSchool trip is out of this world