Project Fortnight

Our students are currently involved in Project Fortnight. Almost 1000 students from Years 7-9 engage in intensive 2 week projects in small groups. The outcomes are astonishing. They range from professional, bespoke chairs designed from scratch using mathematical principles to CDs sold on iTunes comprising original music inspired by local birdsong and accompanied by hand… Read more »

County Cup Champions!!

Our Under 15 football team have rounded off a fantastic season by winning the County Cup Final thanks to a 2-1 win over St Cuthbert’s High School from Newcastle. The match took place at Newcastle University’s Sports Grounds where both teams contested the final of a competition that was first established in 1912. The 102-year-old… Read more »

Author event audience

Well done to all y8, y9 and y10 students who took part in the author event with Erin Lange before Easter and who behaved impeccably throughout. Erin was really impressed with our school and the welcome she received but especially with the quality of questions she was asked by students about her work.

The Big Pedal

CLV has further established itself as a cycling hub after it became the top North East secondary school in Sustrans’ Big Pedal 2014. This 2 week initiative encourages students and teachers to cycle or scoot to school rather than use motorised transport. The number of bikes and scooters in the bike shed were counted every… Read more »