Congratulations to the class of 2015 for a superb set of GCSE results.
The students worked extremely hard to achieve results well above the national averages across the whole curriculum.
This year an amazing 20% of the cohort received 7 of more A* – A grades, with 70% of students achieving five or more A* – C grades including English and maths.
Good luck to those students who are leaving KEVI to pursue apprenticeships and courses elsewhere, and we look forward to welcoming our new Sixth Form cohort in September.
Students at KEVI are celebrating another fantastic year of A level success.
There were 659 exam entries from 215 students across 33 subjects, representing one of the largest Sixth Form cohorts across the region.
Almost 50% of all grades were at A* – B grades, and there are many wonderful success stories across the whole year group.
Congratulations and best wishes to all students for their future, from all the staff at KEVI.
Congratulations to Year 11 student Isabella Redmayne, winner of the North East KS4 Mother Tongue Other Tongue Competition.
The final took place at Manchester Metropolitan University on 22 June, with awards presented by Boxer Amir Kahn.
Read further details here.
Year 11 student Nathan Harker has been putting his goalkeeping skills to good use.
Newcastle United played in the U17 section of the Gothia Cup – a youth tournament staged in the Swedish city of Gothenburg.
Although they didn’t get into the top 4, Nathan was commended for his goalkeeping – especially in a shoot-out against Swedish side Halmstads BK.
On Wednesday 8 July, Strutt & Parker hosted the final showcase of their 40 shortlisted entrants and revealed the winner and runners up of the competition.
- Sophie Thomson (Y10 at KEVI) who won first place for her acrylic on canvas painting of Morpeth Clock Tower. She was awarded a £100 Amazon voucher.
- Well done also to Caitlin Scott (Y10 at KEVI) and Danny Lilico (Y8 at Chantry) who were the runners-up, winning £50 Amazon vouchers each.
- Furthermore, 6 students were awarded a highly commended award (£10 Amazon voucher) and these were Thea Viernes and Maddy Stewart (Newminster), Leon Smith and Michael Smart (Chantry) and Phoebe Hoggan and Emily Brannigan (KEVI).