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Year 10 Maths Challenge

Some of our year 10 students recently took part in the Intermediate Maths Challenge, hosted by the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust. The challenges aim to stimulate mathematical problem solving. Our students were awarded in the Bronze, Silver and Gold categories with Pete W also winning the best in school award. Category award winners: Bronze: Josh… Read more »

Chef Matei Baran and his son prepare a meal

Year 11 food students get a masterclass from a Masterchef

We were delighted to welcome former Masterchef: The Professionals quarter finalist Matei Baran to the school recently to cook a Masterclass to our Year 11 students studying GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition. Matei – who is now head chef at a local restaurant in Tynemouth – has recently written a charity cookbook, Big Chef, Mini… Read more »

Author Lisa Thompson her talks about her career to our students

Author Lisa Thompson inspires students with her journey into writing

Best-selling children’s author, Lisa Thompson, visited the JLV on Monday to kick off the national book tour for her newest book, The Day I Was Erased. Lisa set out to inspire aspiring authors in the audience, describing her own career: from writing her very first (terrible) story aged 9, through working as a broadcast assistant… Read more »