End of Term 2017

School will close on Friday 21st July 2017 and students will be allowed to leave at 12.15pm. Please note there will be a lunch service available if required. The school’s Learning Zone will be open until 2.45pm for students wishing to stay to catch up with work.

We have been liaising with the bus company regarding the scholar buses and can confirm the following:

The 849 to High Spen and the 847 to Lobley Hill will be at school for pick up at 12.15 pm

There will be NO 848 to Bensham or 846 to the Teams on this day; therefore students will be required to make their way home using alternative methods.

The new school term starts on Wednesday 6th September 2017 for students in years 8 – 11 and 13. Students joining Year 7 will start on Tuesday 5th September 2017 to get used to the procedures in their new school. Year 12 students will begin school on Thursday 7th SeptemberAll students are expected to be in school promptly by 8.30 am each day.

Students wishing to enrol onto Sixth Form courses should by now have received an appointment time for Thursday 31st August or Tuesday 5th September.  Please email Mrs McGarry HERE if you are unable to attend.

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Magic of Writing Anthology

We are very proud to share our Magic of Writing anthology. Featuring outstanding written work from eight Gateshead schools, our anthology celebrates the creative talents of pupils of all ages, showcasing the most imaginative pieces produced during this year’s community writing project. We hope that our students, parents and staff will enjoy reading these fantastic pieces of writing as much as our young authors have enjoyed producing them.

Kingsmeadow Games 2017

The Kingsmeadow Games took place on Friday 7th July and featured a wide range of sporting activities, all taking place on our state of the art sporting facilities. Students from all year groups took part, including our year 6 cohort who will join us at Kingsmeadow in September. Staff members helped to coordinate each activity and even took part in a few! Special thanks should be given to Miss Skirrey, Miss Pattison and Miss Coupe for helping to organise the day.

Students competed as part of their house group, earning points in the hope of being awarded the winners trophy and each dressed in their house colours. It was a fun-packed day and everyone who took part in whatever capacity was a credit to the school.

At the end of the day the whole school gathered together on the sports field to witness the house tug-of-war competition and relay races. Finally, Mr Pettit (hosting his last ever Kingsmeadow Games) presented the winning team with their trophy.

Congratulations to TYNE HOUSE! 2017 winners!

Lightwater Valley Trip 2017

Kingsmeadow students were rewarded with a trip to Lightwater Valley for all of the hard work and effort they put in during the year. Every student who managed to gain 700 house points was invited to take part in the day.

On Friday the 7th July a huge group of over 300 students set off at 8.30am and headed to Yorkshire to spend the day at the Lightwater Valley theme park. Kingsmeadow were first to arrive ensuring our students enjoyed a full day of fun on the rides.

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