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Congratulations to all the athletes who competed yesterday at the North Northumberland Schools Athletics. The event took place at the King Edward VI School in Morpeth, where the participants enjoyed good weather conditions. Everyone gave 100% and produced some fantastic performances — our athletes truly did themselves and our school proud. We had many winners on the […]

On May 11th, Mr Frater, Mrs Bryce and members of the JCSC Climbing Club headed to Byker in Newcastle and took part in coached session on the indoor bouldering wall. The students showed great skill and resilience to tackle a range of different routes, moving quickly through the difficulty levels and really impressed their coach […]

GB sprint hero James Dasalou paid a special visit to students at James Calvert Spence College, Amble this week to share his sporting story and training tips. The athlete, who represented Great Britain at the Olympics in 2021 and 2016 and won gold in the 100 metres at the 2014 European Athletics Championships, visited South […]

Students were treated to an egg-stra special rewards Assembly before the Easter break. All those were in the top 25-30 students in each year group for the number of merits across the term were entered into Mr McCudden’s special prize draw with seasonal prizes such as creme eggs, and small and large Easter eggs distributed […]

Students from the Environmental Club at James Calvert Spence School in Amble have celebrated Community Garden Week by picking up their forks, trowels and watering cans. Members of the extracurricular club, which launched in January, have been busy planting and tending to community gardens within the school, helped by donations from Morrisons, Amble. The club […]

Each month our directorates highlight the hard work, talents and exemplary behaviour of students in their subject areas and in March, it was the turn of Art and Design to celebrate the many creative Shining Lights we have here at JCSC. In total, 33 students in years 6-13 received Shining Lights in recognition of their […]

Some of our Year 5 students received extra special awards in assembly this week thanks to their love of reading. Samantha and Indie were the winners of our recent Readathon and received books and hoodies as prizes. Ayden also received a book and a T-Shirt as a prize to go alongside his Outstanding Reader Award. […]

Students in years 5-7 welcomed local author, Dan Smith, to South Avenue last week for a series of workshops. The award-winning author of the Crooked Oaks series and thrillers such as Nisha’s War and She Wolf spent time talking to students about his love for reading, his journey to becoming an author and his adventure-filled […]

JCSC sixth former, Lily, is no stranger to literary success. Rotary Club Alnwick and Warkworth recently announced that the JCSC student has won their Young Writer competition at regional level for the third year in a row, and her entry will now be judged at national level. The young author was placed third in the […]

We are extremely excited to announce that JCSC recently took delivery of lots of Lego thanks to a very kind donation from Sage.  [insert photo surrounded by mounds of lego] Pictured here, you can see our Director of Vocational Studies, Mr Gaines, surrounded by mountains of delivery boxes, all packed with lego that will be […]