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There are just a few more days to go before the start of the summer holidays and some of you might be looking forward to a little rest and relaxation. However, Art & Design Teacher Miss Scrimgeour is planning to start her summer break with a steep challenge by completing the Macmillan Mighty Hike. On […]

As we come to the end of the school year, we are asking parents and carers to consider donating any unwanted uniform items. We are in need of blazers, skirts, trousers,  school jumpers and school ties that are in good useable condition. Items should be washed and dropped off at the marked drop off points […]

We are encouraging everyone to pick up a book this summer – either physically or digitally – with our Summer 2021 reading challenge. To be in with a chance of winning, you’ll need to read a book or check out and read a book from our eLibrary and submit a review. Reviews should be sent […]

We have been working hard to offer various activities for children over the summer holidays and have been given funding from the Holiday Activity Fund through Northumberland County Council to enable us to do so. We have four different summer schools running in total – details in the attached flyer. Each programme is completely FREE […]

In years free of COVID-19 regulations, we have waved off our Year 11 students with a prom celebrating their years and achievements at James Calvert Spence College. This year, we weren’t able to do our traditional Year 11 prom but we still wanted to make a fuss of our students. It just so happened that […]

COVID restrictions and lockdown meant that many regular school activities and events did not take place last year, so it’s been fantastic to see our Year 5 and 6 students splashing about in recent weeks. Groups of Year 5 and Year 6 pupils have joined Mrs Bryce, form tutors, our PE Apprentice and volunteers to […]

June is Pride month and as we close the month, we are putting a spotlight on some displays at South Avenue that have been put up to celebrate as well as educate this month. In recent years, there has been much wider media visibility of Pride Month, which celebrates LGBTQ+ communities all around the world. […]

Between now and the end of term students, parents and carers will have the opportunity to look at uniform items to help guide the ordering of sizes and items for the new school year. Items such as blazers and school jumpers along with the new school PE Kit will be on display starting Monday 28th […]

Recently, we received a visit from a very special bear. The Bear of Care, is a mascot for Charcot-Marie-Tooth UK.The organisation raises awareness of, and supports those with, the condition that’s known as CMT. The Bear came to visit us as a guest of JCSC Adminstrator, Janey Crisp. Janey can usually be found working on […]

May was a stellar month for Shining Light certificates with just over 10% of the student body recognised for their efforts by the directors of art, technology and vocational subjects. Students from Year 7 upwards were awarded certificates for their creativity, research skills, attention to detail, focus, being helpful in lessons and consistently participating in […]