Head Teacher Blog

Dear all, Social media is a wonderful tool. It allows us to communicate with people who we would never be able to reach, and to share our views and opinions with other like-minded individuals and groups. It is, of course, the way that I am communicating with you right now and, as a school, we […]

Dear all, The first week of the 2018-19 academic year is behind us already! Monday and Tuesday were staff training days, and our students arrived on Wednesday morning looking ready to learn! A huge thank you to parents and carers for ensuring that our uniform policy has been followed – if you require any assistance […]

Dear All, Here we are again – another school year over and it has been a very busy one, and an extremely productive one. We are planning some significant changes for next academic year, so I thought that I’d begin by giving some important information regarding JCSC in September: Uniform We understand that you are […]

Dear parents and carers, Usually when there is a weather warning issued, it applies to all other regions of the UK. Sometimes, the north-east of England is mentioned as a potential danger area, but that often means everywhere except the coast. As coastal dwellers, we’re used to summers being a few degrees cooler and winters […]

Dear all, One more week down in this very long half term up to Christmas… and still another week to go! Alongside the usual learning in high quality lessons (which will continue as usual until the afternoon of the very last day of term), we have had some seasonal activities this week with external visits, […]

Dear all, The past fortnight has absolutely flown – we’re now half way through this half term with only 4 weeks left until the Christmas break! What’s been happening at JCSC and Acklington C of E First School? Plenty… Last Friday was ‘Children in Need’ and the children at both sites participated in various money-raising […]

Dear all, It’s been a busy couple of weeks back at JCSC, and the half term break seems so very long ago already… This week, the council cabinet decided the future of Acklington C of E First School, which is now scheduled to close at the end of this academic year. It is with sadness […]