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  • The Reading Agency - Reading Hack Team - NDA get our first review

    The Reading Agency - Reading Hack Team - NDA get our first review
    4th October 2018

    NDA are delighted to have been chosen by The Reading Agency, to be selected as one of only ten groups in Britain, and to firstly read and review a new book by the author Nikesh Shukla. Read More

  • PACT House Community Meal Wednesday 26th September 2018

    PACT House Community Meal Wednesday 26th September 2018
    27th September 2018

    This afternoon a selection of students started an extra-curricular activity, in which they helped to prepare and then cook a meal for the PACT House community meal. This week, for our inaugural meal, we cooked cottage pie. The students thoroughly enjoyed themselves and even helped deliver the meal to PACT House afterwards. Read More

  • Hard work and determination pays off for students at North Durham Academy
    23rd August 2018

    Students at North Durham Academy have performed well across a wide range of GCSE subjects. Following the National changes to English and Mathematics examinations in 2017, this year, nearly half of all students attained good passes in both and this represents an improvement compared with the previous year. Specifically, 62% of students are walking away with a pass in English at Grade 4+ and 51% do so in Mathematics. There are a number of additional improvements across the range of subjects and these have been achieved against the biggest examination reforms in a generation. It goes without saying that the hard work of students and staff and the support from our parents have contributed to NDA’s continued improvements. Read More

  • Megan Bainbridge packs a punch to compete for GB!!

    Megan Bainbridge packs a punch to compete for GB!!
    16th August 2018

    Huge congratulations to Megan Bainbridge, (Yr 10) for being selected to compete in the GB European Junior Boxing Championships in Anapa, Russia in October. This is an outstanding achievement for a very talented young woman who has been boxing since the age of 9. We wish her well and look forward to sharing her future success with you. Read More

  • Renewed focus pays off for successful Sixth Form Students

    Renewed focus pays off for successful Sixth Form Students
    16th August 2018

    We are incredibly proud of our Year 13 students. Through the enormous amount of hard work and dedication by our students, their teachers and Sixth Form mentors, the Academy can celebrate some excellent results. For the students studying A Level qualifications, the Academy can report a 100% pass rate with the majority of students achieving or exceeding their target grades. Read More