Tag: year 8

Our students sculpture installed at new hospital

Our Yr7 and 8 ‘Arty People’ have been working with local artists,  Juliet and Jamie Gutch, and Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to design a sculpture, ‘A Murmuring of Starlings’, which has just been installed in Cramlington’s new Emergency Care Centre which opens in June. The five metre high sculpture, commissioned as part of the Trusts’… Read more »


Error#404 came to CLV to show our Yr7 and 8 students all about computer programming.  The team put on an explosive show that with a little bit of programming and a Rasberry Pi, you can mimic a keyboard input with your tongue, use vegetables to trigger sound effects and text messages to light up a disco… Read more »

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 »