Ian Ramsey CE Academy Pupils get a taste of life at Cambridge University

Thirty Year 10 Pupils from Ian Ramsey CE Academy were given a taster of life at one of the world's premier universities this week. Students from Cambridge University visited the academy in Stockton to talk to potential high achieving young people about life at university, setting their expectations high and...

Bishop To Break Ground On New School Building

The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham will conduct the cutting of the sod ceremony at Wynyard Church of England Primary School on Wednesday 21st Feb 2018. The Bishop will be accompanied by 6 children from the school’s council and will conduct a short ceremony to mark the...

Sunderland School Hosts Community Christmas Party

The Venerable Bede Church of England Academy in Tunstall Bank, Ryhope, Sunderland opened its doors to members of its community on Monday 18th December through an invitation to their Community Christmas Party. The Community Christmas Party now in its 15th  year is a way of saying thank you to everyone...

Stockton School Community Choir Brings Christmas Cheer To Dementia Patients

A choir from Ian Ramsey Church of England Academy in Stockton have been doing the rounds in the community this Christmas spreading Christmas cheer. One of their visits was to the Dementia Hub in Thornaby that caters to people living with Dementia and their carers. The Ian Ramsey Community...

New Venture For Church Schools

The Diocese of Durham’s Board of Education reached a new milestone this month with the formal launch of a Diocese-wide Multi Academy Trust (MAT). The Durham Diocese MAT, at its launch, brings together three Church Primary Schools, Egglescliffe CE Primary in Stockton, with Hartlepool based St Aidan's CE Memorial primary...

Stockton Academy marks 100 years since Passchendaele with a celebration of remembrance

Ian Ramsey Church of England Academy in Stockton-on-Tees has taken the opportunity to mark 100 years since the hostilities of the First World war that saw 100’s of thousands slaughtered in the fields of Passchendaele, to commemorate with a whole school celebration of remembrance. Passchendaele was the third battle of...

Stockton Academy marks 100 years since Passchendaele with a celebration of remembrance

Ian Ramsey Church of England Academy in Stockton-on-Tees has taken the opportunity to mark 100 years since the hostilities of the First World war that saw 100’s of thousands slaughtered in the fields of Passchendaele, to commemorate with a whole school celebration of remembrance. Passchendaele was the third battle of...

Academy goes from Special Measures to GOOD

Ian Ramsey Church of England Academy has proven that it is possible to turn around its fortunes, having been rated as GOOD in all categories by Ofsted in an inspection report about to be published, three years after being put into special measures. The inspection was the first since the...

Academy goes from Special Measures to GOOD

Ian Ramsey Church of England Academy has proven that it is possible to turn around its fortunes, having been rated as GOOD in all categories by Ofsted in an inspection report about to be published, three years after being put into special measures. The inspection was the first since the...
RE Success

Academy bucks the RE teaching trend to be rated outstanding

The Venerable Bede Church of England Academy in Tunstall Bank, Sunderland, has bucked the recently reported statistics on RE education in schools and is rewarded with an ‘Outstanding’ designation in a recent inspection. A recent survey published by the Religious Education Council and the National Association of Teachers of RE...