Friday, 18th July 2014

Work Experience 2014

Well done to all of our students involved in the work experience week. We visited numerous placements and received excellent comments regarding their positive attitude and hard work. Subsequently it is important that students get the employer assessment sheets complete so that these comments can be recorded in their progress files. Can you please ensure that these forms are returned to the school office by the 1st August. Download the form for home printing here > EmployerAssessmentForm.PDF

Friday, 16th May 2014

Wellbeing Day 2014

Students in Year 8 experience this Wellbeing day as part of their Social Studies programme; Making Healthy Choices and Relationships at Monkwearmouth Academy. It is a time to focus on other issues they may face in and around school and in their life as a teenager in the wider community. With this in mind, we have organised an event to raise awareness and develop understanding in a variety of key areas…

Friday, 4th April 2014

Peer Mentors receive prestigious awards for Anti-bullying and E-Safety

Our Peer Mentors, along with Mrs Ellenden and Mrs Sandhu, attended a ceremony on 21st March, where they received two awards from Sunderland City Council for the work of the Academy in preventing and tackling Bullying and promoting E-Safety. The first award was in recognition of the contribution of the Academy, and in particular the peer mentors, who hosted and supported the delivery of the North of Sunderland Locality Anti – Bullying Conferences. The conferences were well attended by pupils...

Monday, 24th February 2014

Search For A Star 2014

On Thursday, 13th February, we held our Monkwearmouth Academy Final of “Search for a Star, 2014”. This annual contest provides opportunities for all of our students to display their various talents. The event was confidently compered by Jamie Clark and Cindy Dwirusman; and the well-drilled backstage crew members were Matthew Woodley and James Colley. The judges ( Ms. Foster, Mrs. O’Leary and Mr. Freeman) had a very difficult job but eventually chose Charlotte Carolan as the winner with Tegyn Smyth...

Monday, 24th February 2014

University of Sunderland Dance Workshop

On Tuesday 11th February 39 university students who are in their final year of a dance degree at University of Sunderland came into Monkwearmouth to hold a dance workshop and perform their final performance piece to 35 of our students. The first hour involved 3 of the university students teaching our dancers a section of their performance piece which was based around the concept of Space and life in the solar system. This was a difficult piece of contemporary dance...

Tuesday, 17th December 2013

Head’s Letter – December 2013

As this term draws to a close and we approach the Christmas break, it is a fitting point in time to write to you and provide a brief update. This has been an historic period in the life of of the school and its supporters; we have recently celebrated 50 years on the present site with two years of exceptional GCSE results. Things only got better for the school community when inspectors from Ofsted visited us in October and officially...

Monkwearmouth Academy

Monkwearmouth Academy
Torver Crescent
Seaburn Dene, Sunderland
Tyne and Wear, SR6 8LG

Telephone: 0191 553 5555


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