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Students in Year 5 and 6 along with some year 7 students took part in special creative writing sessions with award-winning author, Stuart Reid this week. The Gorgeous George writer delivered interactive creative workshops to classes and worked with students on the foundations of story writing, such as plot, settings, character development, genres and story […]

Staff and students at our South Avenue site ended the half term with a terror-ific day of activities for all. Students in years 5, 6 and 7 were invited to dress up in Halloween costumes and make up and took part in lots of Halloween-themed activities including a spooky storytime, Halloween sports, card making and […]

What are you reading right now? Do you know what’s next on your ‘to read’ list? Our We Are Reading page shares lots of reading recommendations for different age groups and interests. And, our libraries at South Avenue and Acklington Road have recently been stocked with lots of new titles, which alongside access to our […]

Our pastoral team has been very busy this week handing out almost 120 Shining Light certificates to well-deserving students throughout the school who have displayed some excellent attitudes to learning. Shining Lights certificates were handed out to students in all years and across subjects, with nominations being given for reasons such as students displaying an […]

Thank you to everyone who took part in the recent build a burger day at the school canteen. The students seemed to really enjoy the menu and all the different toppings on offer. There were six golden ticket winners on the day – three from South Avenue and three at Acklington Road, each of whom […]

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 […]