Area Cross Country

Well done to the following students who represented KEVI at the area Cross Country Competition on Wednesday 7 December:

Holly Peck                                           James Etterler
Lily Heaton                                          Angus Stout
Laura Cook                                         Josh Nelson
Charlotte Bruce                                   Hugh Dennis
Lauren Cummings                              George Aycliffe
Grace Coffey                                       Brad Brown
Miriam Cummins                                Ross Charlton
Kirsty Duffin                                        Dan Dixon
Emma Watson                                   Rory Leonard
Matthew Waterfield
Alex Cunningham
Connor Marshall

The following students have qualified in the top 16 and therefore go forward to represent East Northumberland at Temple Park, South Shields in the next round of the competition in January – well done!

Holly Peck                                           Angus Stout
Lily Heaton                                          Josh Nelson
Laura Cook                                         Brad Brown
Lauren Cummings                              Ross Charlton
Kirsty Duffin                                        Dan Dixon
Emma Watson                                   Rory Leonard
Matthew Waterfield
Alex Cunningham
Connor Marshall



English Clinic/Drop-in

EnglishAllergic to Alliteration?
Inspector making you ill?
Sick of Similes?
Want to murder Macbeth?

Come to Access on Tuesdays Week 2 at lunch time and see if I can help. The English Clinic will be run by Miss Barnes (Grayson) starting 27th September.

‘Frame your World’ Photographic Competition

frame-your-idea---milkshake-adHow good a photographer are you? Why not try and see. Photographers of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels are invited to enter. Entries will be accepted from anybody from The Three Rivers Learning Trust and Collingwood School and Media Arts College.

Aimed at photography enthusiasts, from our community the judges are looking to award the best single shots across five diverse categories, individuals may enter a maximum of three photos in each category. All submitted images must have been taken in either 2015 or 2016.

In each category judges will award 1 winner, 1 runner up and up to 5 commended entries. All group winners of each photo category will be entered in ‘The 2016 Frame your World’ Grand Photography Final where one photograph will be the overall winning entry.

Click below to find out more – including photo categories and prizes!

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KEVI nominated as winners in the Shine School Media Awards 2016

logoOn Tuesday 21st June, four students from The King Edward VI School Morpeth will travel to Stationers’ Hall in the City of London to attend the Shine Awards 2016.

As nominees they are hoping to win the prize for Best Feature Article and Best Cover of their school magazine – Student Review. Student Voice, Leadership & Enrichment Co-ordinator Miss Najafi and her team of winning students – Frances McNaughton, Rose Mckean, Joseph Dale and Sarah Larby are looking forward to a special day and returning with the trophies.

Miss Najafi says “I am delighted that KEVI students have once again been shortlisted in the national final. This is the third consecutive year we have been shortlisted. The Student Review team have worked incredibly hard this year, and I am delighted that their achievements have been recognised on a national scale.”

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KEVI Students Enjoy Chinese Language & Culture

CertificatesStudents at The King Edward VI School Morpeth, have thoroughly enjoyed working with The Confucius Institute at Newcastle University. A group of students ranging from Years 9-13 were given the fantastic opportunity to learn Chinese Language and Culture weekly with Teacher Qiang Xingdi.

All students have thoroughly enjoyed the experience so much, that they have been awarded certificates of achievement from the Confucius Institute, and despite learning Chinese from scratch, all students will sit an exam later this year.

Year 10 student Adam Blower said “I have always had an interest in Chinese culture. This course has been a great way to teach me all about it, I have learned so much.”

All students have thoroughly enjoyed the experience and are looking forward to teaching commencing again this year. The students include Year 13 student Sarah Heywood, Year 10 students Adam Blower and Jamie Carr, Year 9 students Philippa Wellden, Morgan Brown, Helena Marley, Stephanie Cartledge and Caitlin Gallon-Young, as well as well as member of school staff Mr Jamie Wilson.