Author Malcolm Duffy returns to CLV to share his journey and his latest book

One of the most popular authors to ever visit CLV is Newcastle-born  Malcolm Duffy.   His Gateshead-based book, Me Mam. Me Dad. Me always proves hugely popular with y9 students with some students declaring it the best book they’ve ever read!  We were delighted when Malcolm asked to return to the school to tell us more… Read more »

The anarchy of childhood and the power of imagination – students wow in our production of Matilda

This year the Music & Theatre Productions cast took to the stage to present the sensational hit musical of Matilda Jnr. The musical is a gleefully witty ode to the anarchy of childhood and the power of imagination! This story of a girl who dreams of a better life and the children she inspires will… Read more »

images of a display of student work

Students produce some wonderful art work in our first house challenge

Students in Year 7 and Year 8 were given an Art challenge to create a piece of artwork inspired by the castle linked to their school house – Alnwick, Bamburgh, Lindisfarne or Warkworth. They could use any materials or techniques, for example – a detailed pencil drawing, an expressive watercolour painting, a collage using paper or… Read more »

Information Regarding Bereavement

Facing the death of a loved one can be very difficult and we all deal with loss differently. We have a range of self help resources on our  wellbeing and mental health section , to support students, staff and parents on the school website.  We also have trained professionals in school and an excellent pastoral team.