The Anti bullying ambassadors in school were nominated for and have won the Diana Award. They will each be awarded…Read More
GCSE Results Day 2015 +
Many of our students have done exceptionally well this summer with some outstanding individual performances. The results day was an…Read More
Update from Allie Denholm +
Thank you for your continued support this half term. There has been some tremendous successes this term at ‘Team South…Read More
Study packs +
Study packs have been distributed to every student at SSCS. These contain: black pen, purple pen, pencil, ruler, sharpener, rubber, fineliner felt pens (presentation) post-it notes, mini-notebook (spelling and recording homework), mini-whiteboard, traffic light cards. In KS4, packs…Read More
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Did you know that you can get to our new school from...Low Simonside, Simonside, Biddick Hall, Horsley Hill, Cleadon, Boldon, Whitleas, Jarrow, Fellgate, Harton, Boldon Lane and Chichester on bus numbers: 10, 50A, 50, 3, 4, 5, 17, 30, 11 Read More
Equal Opportunities, race Equality and Community Cohesion +
It is our policy to give an education which promotes equality of opportunity and freedom from discrimination on any grounds including disability, gender and race. Read More
Department for Education +
View the Department for Education performance tables Read More
Our Colleges provide an environment within the school, which provides care and a sense of belonging for students.
All students will be attached to a college when they start SSCS and will bear the colour logo on their uniform.
The college system will provide a base for all whole school events where the student’s will compete for a ‘College Cup’ which is determined by attendance and good behaviour whilst also competing and participating in whole school events, such as sports day representing their college.
The Colleges are all named after Scientists whose work involved light and we draw a link with education, which is to enlighten.
Davy College is named after the inventor Sir Humphrey Davy who has helped to develop the miner’s safety lamp.
Herschel College is named after the scientist Caroline Herschel who was the first woman to discover a comet.
Swan College is named after Sunderland born Joseph Swan, inventor of the electric light bulb in the nineteenth century.