Delivering Christmas Cheer

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Students at Woodham Academy got in to the Christmas spirit last week by donating hampers to local elderly residents and families in need. Each tutor group took part in a hamper competition bringing in food and gifts from home to create their own hampers. The hampers were all decorated beautifully and full of a variety of cupboard essentials including tins … Read More

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Students Prepare Christmas Meal

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Students from Woodham Academy’s Let’s Get Cooking group recently hosted an evening of fine food and festivities for parents and guests. Let’s Get Cooking is the country’s largest network of healthy cooking clubs for children and their families. When children eat better, they do better. The initiative, set up by Children’s Food trust in 2007 was developed to inspire children … Read More

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Christmas Fair Success

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Woodham Academy enjoyed its biggest fair to date as the school opened its doors on Saturday to welcome in the local community for a free family event full of festivities. The main hall was filled with bustling stalls selling homemade trinkets, decorations, hampers, confectionary, jewellery, homeware and more. All stallholders were local, some even former students of Woodham Academy. Crafter … Read More

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The Future of Medicine

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The future NHS could be in the hands of a number of inspired Woodham Academy students after they recently took part in a Medical Careers day. Year 10 and 11 students spent the day at New College Durham learning about the medical profession and what it takes to become a doctor. Throughout the day, students took part in workshops including … Read More

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Olympic Medalist Shares Her Story

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Local hero, Bishop Auckland gymnast Amy Tinkler has been telling students the story of her journey to the Olympics at an event in Sunderland. Amy became famous overnight after taking home a bronze medal from the Rio 2016 Olympics. The young athlete was only 16 years old when her floor performance landed her the top three score, making her only … Read More

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