Category: News for Parents

Coronavirus Update – 1st April

Recent Communication to Parents/Students Update from our SENDCO for  year 11 parents 1st April – keeping busy over this period, college applications and apprenticeships, preparing for Year 12 with taster work and out of school work. Update for all parents 30th March – Easter holiday provision for key workers, support with out of school work. Update for JLV parents 30th March – Mental Health Links, JLV reading, Out of School Work, Head Of Year contact information. Update for Students 27th March… Read more »

group of students jumping with 9 signs for their exam results

Year 10 & 11 Course Guide 2020

Our year 9 options booklet for students entering year 10 in September 2020 is now available, click the link below to view what courses are available and guidance on the options process.   View our Options booklet For more information on our courses come along to our Options Evenings on the 2nd and 3rd March.

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 »

Woodhorn Museum - Photo © Christine Westerback (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Changed Lives

Our year 7 students took part in a powerful drama performance at the Northumberland Miners’ Picnic at Woodhorn recently. The group had been involved in a major creative writing project looking at the devastating impact of the First World War on a small mining community in Ashington. The project was organised in conjunction with the… Read more »

GCSE Success

We are delighted with our GCSE results this year with 69% of all students achieving the benchmark pass grade in both English and Maths, up two percent on last year’s figure. 81% of students achieved a grade 4 or above in English and 75% achieved this standard in Maths. In English almost one quarter of… Read more »