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It was a cold but beautifully sunny day on Tuesday when nine JCSC students travelled to Temple Park, South Shields to take part in the Northumberland Schools’ Athletic Association Cross Country Championships. All our runners put in some great performances and ran very well. Grace Common in Y9 who ran in the Junior Girls race, […]

A Year 11 student is asking her peers to consider applying for a place on the specialist energy innovation scheme that she helped to pioneer with Northern Gas. Kaitlin was in Year 10 when she won a place on the Northern Gas Networks’ (NGN) Young Innovators Council in February last year. She learned about the […]

Staff and students at James Calvert Spence College, Amble, once again dressed in their finest festive jumpers for a day of fundraising in aid of Amble Food Bank.  The school held a Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 17th December and asked those taking part to donate items for collection by the charity.  A huge selection of food and […]

Between the flurry of festive activities, we took time to celebrate standout student achievement this week with the return of Mr McCudden’s bumper rewards assemblies.  Special reward assemblies took place at Acklington Road and South Avenue with some fantastic prizes given away on the spin of the prize generator. Prizes on offer included £20 and […]

Two readers at Acklington Road received a nice surprise today when they received £10 Amazon vouchers from Lead Practioner and Literacy Lead, Mrs Grey. Kadey Farrier and Bella Nyberg were gifted the vouchers as winners of this term’s reading raffle, which was launched to celebrate the re-opening of the much-improved Acklington Road Library. The library re-opened in September 2021 with […]

Our sixth form students have been very busy this half term completing their in-school volunteering.  At JCSC, we expect our sixth form students to be role models to our younger students and as part of this, we ask them to contribute their time to their school community volunteering. Our current Year 12 and Year 13 […]

Members of JCSC Sixth Form headed to Newcastle last week, where they took part in a special chemistry event and found out more about student life in higher education. Our Year 12 Chemistry and Applied Science students visited Northumbria University with Director of Science Mrs Bailey, and took part in a chemistry synthesis event. The […]

Children in Need took place on Friday 19th November this year with fun and fundraising events in school. At South Avenue, the selling of Children in Need merchandise and themed cakes raised £305 for the charity. There was also a Pudsey art competition, with students asked to decorate their own Pudsey Bear. First prize winners […]

Students and staff commemorated Remembrance Day this week, paying respects with a reading and silence on 11th November. There was also some beautiful and thought-provoking artwork on display in Acklington Road reception, courtesy of Miss Scrimgeour’s and Miss Crosby’s form class. On Friday 12th November, cake sales at Acklington Road and South Avenue raised over […]

A massive well done to everyone who took part in the Cross Country Competition at Berwick on Wednesday 10th November. It was a beautiful day up in sunny Berwick and our students all ran well on a very hilly course. We are delighted to have 19 of our 38 runners qualify for the next round […]