Year 11 students visit the Houses of Parliament

Following the success of the ‘Meet your MP’ question time with Tom Blenkinsop and our Freebrough general election, we were offered the opportunity to take a group of students to the Houses of Parliament during October.

Freebrough Academy believes that it is vital that our students are ready to play an active role in the community and further society. As part of this, the Humanities Faculty have focused throughout 2015 on democracy. » Read more

MADE Festival 2015 – Inspired by famous entrepreneurs

On 22 October 2015 a small group of Post16 @ Freebrough students travelled to Sheffield to MADE 2015 The Entrepreneur Festival.

Students had the opportunity to listen to a number of entrepreneurs speak about their individual journey and the world of business. There were masterclasses allowing them to learn new skills relating to Marketing, Sales, Customer Service, and Digital/Social Media.

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Year 11 GCSE Drama ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ Theatre Trip

On Thursday 22 October the Year 11 GCSE Drama students visited Newcastle for a sophisticated dinner and a trip to the theatre. The Shawshank Redemption was the play of choice and students were bowled over by the performance. The whole evening was fantastic and well worth the travel up to Geordie land not that Mrs Parker is biased or anything. A lovely way to end the half term; great food, fantastic entertainment and wonderful students. Who could ask for anything more?

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