Category: Events

Dan Freedman talks with students about his life and career

Sports journalist and Jamie Johnson author Dan Freedman talks resilience with y8 students

We were very lucky to host a visit from sports journalist, motivational speaker and author, Dan Freedman. Dan’s talk to y8 covered his own journey from being a very reluctant reader to becoming a football journalist and travelling to two World Cups as part of the official England team set up interviewing stars such as… Read more »

CBeebies star Joseph Elliott shares debut novel with JLV students

Actor, scriptwriter and author Joseph Elliott delivered a brilliant and very memorable event for y7 and y8 students this week. Although better known to students for playing pirate Cook in CBeebies series Swashbuckle, Joseph has just launched his debut novel, The Good Hawk. The Good Hawk is a captivating and very dark fantasy set in… Read more »

Author Kate Weston holding her book

Debut author Kate Weston kicks off her UK book tour with a visit to CLV

Debut author Kate Weston kicked off her UK book tour with a visit to Cramlington Learning Village to talk to y9 girls about her new novel, Diary of a Confused Feminist. Kate quizzed students on their own views and took questions about what feminism actually means before reading some hilarious extracts. The book is the… Read more »

New Sixth Form Prospectus 2020 Now Available

Our prospectus for students joining our Sixth Form in September 2020 is now available. It’s full of information about life at our Advanced Learning Village, the courses available, our fantastic enrichment opportunities and how we support students in Sixth Form throughout their course and their transition to university, training or employment. Our information evening is… Read more »

Author talking about his book

Artemis Fowl author has students rolling in the aisles with hilarious new book

Best-selling author, Eoin Colfer, ended his US and UK promotional book tour with a visit to Cramlington Learning Village. Eoin was promoting his hilarious new fantasy adventure, The Fowl Twins, which is the first in a spin-off trilogy from the Artemis Fowl series which made his name as a writer way back in 2002. The… Read more »

Beyond Platform 13 – Sibeal Pounder shares her love of characters and magical adventures

We were delighted to welcome the author Sibeal Pounder to the JLV to talk to students about her exciting new novel, Beyond Platform 13. This is a very special book for lots of reasons – not least because it is believed to be the inspiration behind the Harry Potter novels by J K Rowling. It… Read more »

Sarah talks about her book

Author Sarah Moore Fitzgerald returns to CLV to thrill students with new book

JLV students rounded off the half-term with an author event with the prize-winning Irish author, Sarah Moore Fitzgerald who visited us to promote her newest book, A Strange Kind of Brave. In a departure from her usual big-hearted stories about family and friendships, Sarah’s new book is a dark and gripping thriller with a twist… Read more »