Good evening - Monday 24th April

Good evening, welcome to Staindrop Academy, County Durham

Year  7 parents evening is Thursday 6th April

World Book Day

Staindrop celebrated world book day in style. Organised by Ms. Walker, students have been taking part in a range of activities and competitions this week, with staff and students dressing up as their favourite literary character on world book day, 2nd March.

Macmillan coffee morning

The Macmillan coffee morning hosted by Mrs Trottman, Miss Fowler and Miss clement was held on Friday 30th September, and £251.61 was raised. Lots of effort was put in by both staff and students, with the Year 9 health and social care group helping to organise and run the event. Food technology students also helped, baking lots of lovely treats. Winners of the cake competition were Amelia Wailes from KS3, Daisy Pickard from KS4 and Mrs Caulfield from the staff.

Christmas Hampers

Year 7 created over 20 festive hampers to be delivered into the local community. Governors, Ken Dodd and Tracey Newby, came into school on Friday and had a very challenging job in hand to select the best hamper.

Carol service

Y7, Y8 and Y9 enjoyed their Carol Service at St Mary’s church in Staindrop. The service followed a traditional format and it was a lovely occasion. Reverend Steventon was very impressed with the exemplary behaviour of our students and the performers for their singing. 



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Disneyland trip

A group of students and staff are currently visiting Disneyland Paris. ...

Date Published: 12-04-2017

Comic Relief

On Friday 24th March the school hosted several events in aid of comic relief. Among these events wer ...

Date Published: 28-03-2017

World Book Day

As you can see from the photographs below, Staindrop celebrated world book day in style. Organised b ...

Date Published: 02-03-2017

Music workshop

Staindrop recently hosted a music workshop run with Robert Alfree our string teacher. Students ...

Date Published: 02-03-2017

Riding club adventures

Staindrop School riding club, run by Miss Clark and attended by our students Holly, Chloe and Isobel ...

Date Published: 02-03-2017

Mock exam timtetable

Click here to view the mock exam timetable for March ...

Date Published: 30-01-2017

Year 7 and 8 netball

Year 7 The team have won both games in their league programme so far against King James and Greenfi ...

Date Published: 30-01-2017

Year 9 Duck Day

Year 9 were recently involved in a whole-year business-based competiotn. They had to work together i ...

Date Published: 29-01-2017

Y10 careers event

New College Durham visited the school recently to give Year 10 a tatse of the range of courses they ...

Date Published: 29-01-2017

VEX robotics competion

On Friday 27th January Mr. Pybus took 6 Y10 students to Gateshead to take part in the annual VEX rob ...

Date Published: 27-01-2017