Chemistry apparatus

Hannah gains Salters’ Institute recognition for outstanding performance in A Level Chemistry

Former year 13 student Hannah Ricalton is to receive an award for her recent performance in the Advanced Chemistry examination by The Salters’ Institute. Hannah has been invited to the Annual Salters’ Institute award ceremony in December to receive the award for attaining one of the highest marks in the Chemistry examination; she will also… Read more »

Author Susin Nielsen reading from her book

Author Susin Nielsen visits CLV on her whistle-stop tour around the UK

We were thrilled to welcome award-winning Canadian author, Susin Nielsen to Cramlington as part of her whistle-stop tour around the UK to promote her new book, No Fixed Address. Susin spoke about her background, her childhood ambition to be a writer and her previous work in television, before reading the intriguing opening chapter of her… Read more »

Author Holly Bourne signing books

Mental health and the power of kindness: Author Holly Bourne talks to Yr10 students

Students in y10 were recently treated to a visit from the critically-acclaimed Young Adult author, Holly Bourne as part of her national tour. While Holly’s previous books looked at feminism and equality, her latest book turns the spotlight on mental health, friendship and the power of kindness. The main character in “Are We All Lemmings… Read more »

Cathy Cassidy talking about her book

Cathy Cassidy’s perfect ending to her book tour at CLV

Best-selling author Cathy Cassidy visited CLV last week as part of the promotional tour for her latest book, Sami’s Silver Lining. Cathy talked about the inspiration behind her books and her writing process – which involves a lot of daydreaming! Cathy also showed students how she uses mood boards to collect her ideas for new… Read more »