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Dear parents and carers, I hope you and your families are well, as we find ourselves living through most unusual times, probably the strangest period of British society since World War II… We’re at the start of the second week of school closure and it doesn’t look likely that things will get back to normal […]

Dear parent or carerFree School Meals during the school closureAs a school we are committed to supporting you financially during this difficult time. We have arranged for vouchers to support you to provide a lunch for your child during school closure. You will receive two vouchers, a £10 Morrison and a £10 Tesco voucher. This […]

During these unsettling times, as a young person, you may be worried about your health and wellbeing and be unsure about how to get the help you need. Our school nurses are still here to help – you can text them for confidential advice and support on a wide range of issues. Young people aged […]

Dear parents and carers, In order to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the entire country is being asked to play its part, with social distancing being the key element in our current strategy. You will be aware that the government, as part of this strategy, has decided to close all schools in England […]

Dear Parents and Carers, You will have received the regular updates from Mr Rodgers to inform you of the whole school management of the current situation following the government’s announcements. This message is therefore to inform you of the actions we are taking in KS2 to support those already in self-isolation as well as those […]

This month’s ‘Shining Light’ students at Acklington Road received certificates in recognition of their work, attitude and efforts in English. Mrs Payne (Director of English), presented certificates to students from Year 7-11. The Shining Light students also enjoyed some biscuits and hot chocolates with cream and marshmallows, which were the perfect counterpart to the cold […]

Dear parents and carers, As a community we are all concerned about the threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic. At JCSC we are following all the advice given by the government and Public Health England, and have introduced additional measures to ensure our staff and students are kept as safe as possible. We have had […]

Students at James Calvert Spence College enjooyed stargazing from the comfort of their school halls this week, thanks to a visit from Kielder Observatory’s portable planetarium.  As part of science classes, Year 5 and 6 pupils from South Avenue, Year 7 and 8 students at Acklington Road and Year 4 pupils from Amble First school, learned about stars and […]

What do a football, lightsaber, frog and a rubber duck have in common? They were all among the curious objects brought in as literary references by James Calvert Spence College students for World Book Day.   On Thursday March 5th, students at the school’s South Avenue site got in the mood for sharing stories by bringing in objects as clues to their favourite […]

Following on from her strong performances at the County and Inter-county Championships, JCSC sixth-former, Ella Duffield, will soon be heading to the 2020 English Schools’ Cross Country Championships. This prestigious cross country event will take place at Sefton Park, Liverpool on the 14th March. Ella has been selected to represent the Northumberland Schools’ Athletic Association. […]