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  • The academy joins Instagram
    4th February 2015

    The academy is now on Instagram! To follow us go to You can also follow the sixth form Read More

  • Year 8 working with Beamish on WW1

    Year 8 working with Beamish on WW1
    3rd February 2015

    8X1 and 8Y1 took part in a workshop with Beamish Museum on Monday 2 February which focused on the experiences of WWI soldiers. They had the opportunity to examine historical artefacts and began some research in preparation for the follow-up session to Beamish after half-term. Read More

  • Student Leadership Team Congratulated

    Student Leadership Team Congratulated
    3rd February 2015

    Janet Renou, the Regional Scools Commissioner for the North, recently visited NDA and was most impressed by the staff and students she met. Jan met members of the Student Leadership Team who gave a wonderful presentation to showcase the work of the academy. Jan was so impressed that she wrote a letter thanking them for the excellent reception and warm welcome she received. Read More

  • Our First Ski Trip

    Our First Ski Trip
    2nd February 2015

    The students went to Silksworth Dry Ski Slope to get prepared for the first ever NDA ski trip on 2 February. The students are really excited and can’t wait to go. Having learnt the basics at Silksworth, there will be no stopping the amount of fun that they are going to have on the slopes of the Spanish Pyrenees, roll on half term! Read More

  • Bite the Ballot

    Bite the Ballot
    28th January 2015

    Our sixth formers worked with Durham County Council to launch a campaign to try to persuade their fellow teenagers to use their vote. Read More