North East Book Award

Are you in Years 6, 7 or 8?

Are you an enthusiastic and mature reader?

Do you enjoy talking about what you are reading?

Are you interested in meeting authors and getting your books autographed?

If so, would you like to help select this year’s winner of The North East Book Award?

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Photography Trip to Beamish

IMG_1506Pupils from Newminster and Chantry reflected upon what they had learnt on their Photography trip to Beamish.

“We enjoyed dressing up in clothing from the 19th Century and and taking part in many fun activities…comparing old photos from the 1900s, taking part in the real life history and taking photos of each other in different locations.

We were amazed to see the variety of photos that were taken in the past – cricketers, miners, elderly couples, soldiers, business men and families. Pin hole cameras were massive and really hard to carry around with you.

The pictures came out in black and white and you had to stay still for a few minutes before the picture was taken which made it hard to smile. In the past it cost a lot of money but now you just press a button without costing anything. Ipad cameras only take a few seconds to take the photo!”

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East Northumberland SFA U13 Girls Football Team

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected for the East Northumberland SFA U13 Girls Football Team.

  • Ciara Callaghan
  • Caitlin Love
  • Jade Clapperton
  • Lucy Coulson
  • Alex Carr
  • Anna Thompson

These 6 now make us the joint most represented school in the area. Well done girls!

Open Air Dance for Comic Relief

IMG_8789Last week, we took on the challenge of an open air dance to raise money for Comic Relief.

Thankfully the weather was in our favour and 525 students and over 40 staff took part in the performance on the school yard – dancing to Shakira’s ‘It’s Time For Africa’.

Check out the photo gallery.

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