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The fantastic efforts of James Calvert Spence College D of E participants have been recognised with a certificate of volunteering value. Pupils take part in the Duke of Edinburgh scheme from bronze up to gold level at the school, ably assisted by Mr Gwillim and Mr Armstrong. In total, those pupils clocked up 858 hours […]

Morrisons Champion Marion McKenzie-Long and JCSC students show off the new banner thanking Morrisons, Amble, for their support in recent months. JCSC has said a special thank you to Morrisons, Amble, for its support during recent months. A group of students met with Morrisons Champion Marion McKenzie-Long and showed her the new banner on display […]

At James Calvert Spence College we are fortunate to have so many hardworking and dedicated students and we are keen to recognise the efforts of these students. This is even more important at this time when we are all working remotely. Therefore, the staff have nominated students for being ‘Shining Lights’. This means the students who are […]

Teachers at James Calvert Spence College, Amble, have been lending their specialist skills to help the community and fight against the coronavirus. JCSC science teacher Dan Davison previously worked in NHS laboratories. Using his specialist laboratory skills, he has volunteered to work with them on developing and implementing test protocol. During this time, Dan has […]

Dear parents and carers, I’ve held off writing this week’s letter in the hope that there would be more guidance issued from DfE regarding which additional year groups would be returning to school during the summer term. When the announcement was made just over four weeks ago that Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 students […]

Dear Parents and Carers, I hope you are all well and enjoying the beautiful weather we’ve had over the past week or so. I can’t remember the last time we had a half-term break quite as warm and sunny. A stretch of weather like that usually only occurs during a school week, with school holidays […]

Dear parents and carers, Bizarrely enough we have reached the end of half term without actually seeing the vast majority of our pupils. Everything is very, very different and while we are all becoming more accustomed to remote teaching and learning, well….it’s just not the same, is it? The school staff thrive on the interaction […]

Dear parents and carers,  Another end of the week update from me and all of the staff at James Calvert Spence College, as the coronavirus continues to keep the vast majority of students away from school, and learning safely at home.  I wrote to you on Monday evening to say I’d be in touch as […]

Dear parents and carers, I hope you are all well and enjoyed the bank holiday weekend and the nice weather that it brought. I know that you will be following the government’s advice on how we can all play our part in beating the coronavirus, and I thank you for your unwavering support in doing […]

Dear parents and carers,  Another end of the week update from me and all of the staff at James Calvert Spence College, as the coronavirus continues to keep the vast majority of students away from school, and learning safely at home.  As you know, we are at a key moment in the fight against COVID-19 and maintaining […]

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