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The summer term has been extremely busy,  seemingly coming round in a flash and then promptly ending in style with a bang thanks to the return of the JCSC Summer Festival today. A day of fun was enjoyed by years 5-10 with Year 12 volunteers kindly helping out with festival activities.  Students started the day […]

JCSC student Lily Tibbitts, 18, has been awarded first place National Rotary’s Young Writer competition 2021-2022. The young author was presented with her award by President of Rotary Amble & Warkworth Richard Brearley, at a ceremony on Tuesday 19th July. The event was attended by her family and Miss Swallow, Second in English at James Calvert Spence […]

The second of our Year 7 science outdoor curriculum trips took place this week when students headed out for an educational trip to Amble’s sand dunes. The year was split into two groups for visits on Friday 8th July, with one group visiting in the morning and the going down to the dunes after lunch. […]

Our Year 8 students soaked up information about all things STEM during a visit to STEMFest at St James Park earlier this week. This year’s event had a net zero theme and showcased STEM businesses, careers and employers in our region. The students loved taking part in the huge range of activities, solving STEM puzzles […]

Year 10 students were briefed to design and make a prototype trophy for the upcyling category of the Warkworth Flower Show. Their client was Mr Parks, who is a member of the Show’s committee as was his late wife, Rachel Parks, who was a very well-respected member of JCSC. In his brief, Mr Parks stated […]

Our Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award group put their outdoor skills to the test in sunny Embleton over the last weekend in June. Students walked around the Northumberland coast near Embleton and the groups did amazingly, putting their outdoor skills to the test. They learned to self-navigate, put up their tents, cook for themselves and […]

Our Acklington Road students (years 8-11) did a fab job of contributing to our Pride Wall. Ms Scrimgeour and Brigitta from our Art department went into creative overdrive with a fantastic and colourful display. They included LGBTQIA terms and explanations to improve everyone’s knowledge and understanding, and to show how we are an inclusive community. Ms […]

A huge well done goes to all the JCSC athletes who competed at Gateshead Stadium on Saturday, it was a spectacular event in a prestigious venue. While the skies were quite overcast on the day, the temperatures did heat up. Everyone performed extremely well on the day and our athletes enjoyed considerable success, pushing through […]

On Wednesday, June 15th, the main hall at Acklington Road became a buzzing hub for JCSC Careers Fair. Representatives from an impressive range of employers, apprenticeship providers, colleges and universities packed into the hall, where they were visited throughout the day by inquisitive students. Each year group had the opportunity to come and chat with […]

Earlier this month, we were very pleased to welcome our next cohort of JCSC students into school for an incredibly well-attended Transition Evening. Ahead of the big night, which took place on Tuesday, June 7th, printed invitations were hand-delivered to local first schools. Included with the invitations was a small sunflower seed for each student […]