Category: Events

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My Octopus Teacher James Reed chats with our year 7 and 12 students

Year 7 Art & year 12 Media students were lucky enough to have a live Q & A session with Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker (and former schoolmate of Mr Paterson) James Reed. This was an amazing opportunity for our students to find out about the filmmaking process, from the initial idea, planning, and production through to… Read more »

Diana Award - Anti Bullying

Anti-Bullying Week 16th – 20th November 2020

Our work to create a school which embraces diversity, promotes inclusion and reduces instances of bullying continues throughout anti-bullying week in November. Every September all pupils across the Junior, Senior and Advanced Learning Villages sign our pledge to stand up to bullying. Pupils sign their names on a poster which hangs in every classroom to… Read more »

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 2021 Now Available

Our prospectus for students joining our Sixth Form in September 2021 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.. New 2021 Sixth Form Prospectus