On Thursday 9 July, staff and students were delighted to welcome Lord Terry Burns, who until earlier this year was Chairman of Santander UK, to speak to Year 12 students and offer them some advice about how to plan for and enjoy a successful career in whatever they choose to do.
Lord Burns, who spent more than 12 years leading one of the UK’s biggest banks, has also served as Chairman of Marks and Spencer, the National Lottery Commission and The Royal Academy of Music, and remains the Chairman of Channel Four Television.
For much of his career, however, he served as one of the leading civil servants at the heart of Whitehall, advising no less than six Chancellors of the Exchequer as the Chief Economic Advisor to the Treasury, Head of the Government Economic Service, and Permanent Secretary to the Treasury.
We have a sixth form student who has recently been diagnosed that we wanted to support and so far over £3,000 has been raised.
The 55 students and 16 staff walked from Blyth to Tynemouth on Sunday 14th December along the 9 mile coastline.
James Currie, Jess Maddison & Katie Dunn came top in a competition to highlight their group’s photographic skills.
This is the second year that the KEVI Photography Department has linked up with coffee house giant Costa to showcase the work of their students.
Almost 50 AS Level Photography students submitted images to the competition as part of a Commercial Product module to demonstrate their knowledge of picture composition and lighting.
Thursday 13th November 2014 was like Christmas day as 50 ICT and Business students gathered in the USH to collect their eagerly awaited Dell Chromebooks.
Current Year 12 ICT and Business Studies students are taking part in the Digital Leader Project for the duration of their Sixth Form studies. The aim of the project is to provide every student with a Digital Toolkit to enhance their learning, provide access to Cloud Learning opportunities and to develop students as inquisitive E-Learners by providing suitable training and engaging opportunities.
The joint Morpeth Antiquarian Society and The King Edward VI School heritage lottery funded WW1 project held an extremely successful trip to see the remains of WW1 practice trenches. These are on the moors to the north of Rothbury and as it was on the 11th of November it was an appropriate date.
The project leaders had engaged the services of a leading County Archaeologist Dr Chris Burgess and also a member of the Coquetdale Community Archaeology Group, Chris Butterworth, to accompany the trip.
They will be walking from Blyth to Tynemouth (about 9 miles) in Christmas fancy dress on Sunday 14th December.
We want to see as many Santas, elves, reindeer, christmas trees, presents and decorations joining in as possible. We will also be selling cakes and goodies along our route.
They came to see over 45 employers, education establishments and training providers including; Oxford and Cambridge Universities, local universities and FE colleges, Deliotte, Arup, the NHS, Carillion and Northern Powergrid plus a whole host of other sectors were represented. The event was a huge success for the delegates, students and parents.
We are proud to have been able to provide this unique and invaluable opportunity for our students and parents to speak directly to employers about their future plans.
Students in Year 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 took part in house matches week beginning 13th October. We had a fantastic amount of students who took part in these from across the Year groups. Girls played Hockey or Netball and boys played Rugby.
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