Welcoming the Year of the Rabbit

Looking forward to 2023 – Chinese/Lunar New Year celebrations I know that schools are very busy places at the moment but I wanted to flag with you the opportunities for County Durham schools to become involved in our celebrations to mark the Year of the Rabbit. The Lunar New Year begins on 22 January. It…

The Spanish Apprentices

Thirteen groups of pupils from seven North East schools took up the challenge to create a compelling pitch to have Bishop Auckland included on a tourist itinerary of the UK for Spanish visitors. The teams had to undertake reading, writing and listening challenges before pitching to the panel of judges ; Dr Johnson from Durham…