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Trip to London

7th June 2016

A group of four Key Stage 3 students recently enjoyed a residential visit to London. The group joined up with Barbara Priestman Academy to travel to London by train. The Saturday was spent visiting lots of the famous London sights, Buckingham Palace, Horse Guards Parade, Downing Street, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament as well as […]

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Bendrigg Residential

24th May 2016

This week, 17 students and 4 members of staff are at a residential at Bendrigg Trust. The Bendrigg Trust is a residential activity centre specialising in high quality courses for disabled and disadvantaged people, of any age or ability.   Click here to see our residential page for an update from Bendrigg.

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Friday 29th April

26th April 2016

Reminder: This Friday, 29th April is an inset day and the annual Ascent Trust Conference. This means Hope Wood Academy will be closed. As Monday is a bank holiday, school will re open on Tuesday 3rd May.

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Ski Residential 2016 – Courmayeur, Italy

13th March 2016

For all the lates news, updates and photos from the ski trip in Italy, click the link below or hover you curser over the “Patent/Carers” section and select “Residentials” Ski News

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World Book Day

3rd March 2016

Today we are celebrating World Book Day, pupils and staff are dressing up as characters from books and taking part in various literary activities to celebrate our love of reading. If you haven’t already visited our new pop up library, we now have a library in reception area where parents and visitors can borrow or […]

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Parent Survey February 2016 Report

25th February 2016

Many thanks to all of our parents and carers who took the time to complete our recent parent survey. Please see below the survey results and individual comments from parents and carers. If you did not get chance to complete the survey please either download the survey from our website or let one of the […]

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Donation from Wilko

6th March 2015

On Friday February 26th two of our Secondary students were invited to Wilko’s in Peterlee to receive a donation from the store. Courtney Griffiths and Brandon Benton were delighted to receive a Wild Bird Feeding Starter kit for the school grounds. Carole Fisher, the Manager said “It was pleasure to meet with them and they are are a […]

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