Contact Us

For enquiries please 01665 710636.  Our reception staff will be happy to direct your call to the right person.

Our Special Educational Needs coordinator is Jacqui Johnson.  Should you have any queries relating to SEND in school, please email

James Calvert Spence College

James Calvert Spence College has two sites:

Lower school site (Y5, Y6, Y7)
South Avenue
NE65 0ND

Upper school site (Y8 to Y13)
Acklington Road
NE65 0NG

Executive Headteacher – Mr Neil Rodgers
Head Of School – Mr David Nisbet

Acklington Road
NE65 0NG
01665 710636 (If you have a speech or hearing impairment you can contact us by dialing 018001 followed by the school’s number including the area code.)

School opening times:

The school is open from 6.45 am to 8.00 pm Monday to Friday during school term time.

The switchboard is open from 8.15 am to 4.45 pm Monday to Thursday and 8.00 am to 4.00 pm Friday during school term time.

Enquiries and visits:
For enquiries about James Calvert Spence College or for the Executive Headteacher, or to arrange a visit, parents and other members of the public will usually need to speak to Executive Assistant and Clerk to the Governing Body, Louisa Hedley
Media enquiries:
For media enquiries, please contact our Marketing and Communications Assistant Fay Nyberg

Staying in touch:

Parents should register for the My Child at School App to receive news and emails from school. We also share news and celebrate achievements on the JCSC facebook page and Twitter account.