Morpeth Town Art Competition: The Winners

IMG_8570On Wednesday 8 July, Strutt & Parker hosted the final showcase of their 40 shortlisted entrants and revealed the winner and runners up of the competition.

Congratulations to:

  • 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).

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English Schools Athletics Team

Four students from The King Edward VI School, Morpeth will be representing Northumberland at the English Schools Athletics Event on 10th/11th July, 2015.

Year 9 students Joe Dowd, Bobbie Griffiths, Ruaridh Lang and Jessica Young train three times a week and show a lot of commitment and dedication.

We wish them every success!

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Town Art Shortlist

IMG_2074Congratulations to the following students have been short-listed for the Morpeth Town Art Competition sponsored by Strutt & Parker.


The King Edward VI School Newminster Middle School Chantry Middle School
Paola Hristova (Y9)Emily Brannigan (Y9)

Amber Johnston (Y9)

Charlotte Fatherley (Y9)

Naomi Kendall(Y9)

Isabel Webb (Y9)

Shellby Patterson (Y10)

Phoebe Hoggan (Y9)

Deanne Shotton (Y10)

Kiri Lamb (Y10)

Toby Gormley (Y10)

Gracie Bolton (Y10)

Sophie Thomson (Y10)

Bali Nelson (Y10)

Amber Jones (Y10)

Caitlin Scott (Y10)

Emily Streener (Y10)

Alex Carr (Y7)Jesscia Gagie (Y7)

Maddy Stewart (Y7)

Ciaran Evans (Y7)

Victoria Smyth (Y8)

Zoe Jones (Y8)

Jay Bradwell (Y8)

Lottie Dwyer (Y8)

Thea Viennes (Y8)

Summer Allan (Y8)

Michael Smart (Y7)Rebekah Hudson (Y8)

Alistair Wilson (Y8)

Jack Simm (Y8)

Jamee Re[path (Y8)

Libby Thompson (Y8)

Alex Harley (Y8)

Danny Lillico (Y8)

Leon Smith (Y8)

Lisa McCullough (Y8)

Lauren Jackson (Y8)

These students and their parents/carers are invited to attend the showcase and prize giving event at Strutt & Parker, Morpeth, on Wednesday 8 July at 5:30pm.

A judging panel will be voting for a first place (£100 Amazon voucher) and 2 runner up places (£50 Amazon vouchers). This panel will consist of Corrymella Scott (art dealer) and representatives from Strutt & Parker and The Three Rivers.

Mother Tongue Other Tongue Competition Success

routes_into_languagesCongratulations to Year 10 student Isabelle Redmayne, who has been named as Regional KS4 Winner of the Mother Tongue Other Tongue Competition.

Mother Tongue Other Tongue is an exciting poetry competition first devised by Routes into Languages North West and colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities, Languages and Social Science at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2012. Now in its third year, it enjoys the support of Dame Carol Ann Duffy as a national Laureate Education Project and is currently offered in six different areas across the UK. The competition has been run regionally by Routes into Languages North East since 2013 thanks to generous support from the Newcastle Institute for Social Renewal at Newcastle University.

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National 9/11 Schools Competition

Your chance to win a trip New York in September 2015

9 11 memorialFollowing on from the success of last year’s 9/11 National Schools Competition, SINCE 9/11 is once again offering students the chance to win a trip to New York in September 2015 which will include a visit to the 9/11 Memorial.

One winner and two runners up will be selected from all eligible entries received in each category and all six students will receive a trip to New York.

FutureChef Winner!

Ellie Morgan winner with judges Congratulations to Ellie Morgan, Year 9, for winning the FutureChef Local Final at Newcastle College.

Ellie was up against another 11 talented hopefuls, aged between 12 and 16, who took up the challenge to showcase their fantastic cooking skills and battle it out to win their Local Final gaining a place in the Regional Final.

Ellie, 13, reigned supreme, impressing the judges, with her winning menu of Lamb Cutlets with Morrocan Glaze, Crushed Potatoes & Grilled Tomatoes and Strawberry Millefeuille.

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All Aboard Competition

All AboardAre you a budding Inventor, Designer or Engineer?…

Enter the ‘All Aboard’ Competition for students aged 14-18.

Design a product which can help visually or hearing impaired people access information on a bus. Enter individually or in teams of five.

Prizes include £1000, a tour of the Houses of Parliament with Baroness Kramer, Transport Minister, the opportunity for your product to be made in to a reality, and to present your idea at The Big Bang Fair.

Further information can be found at here.

Register interest in the Student Voice Base as soon as possible.