Cramlington student plans a lifetime of helping people

The next stage of Cramlington Learning Village student Iona Roberts’ mission to make a difference began in earnest this week.  The 16-year-old, who lives in the town, has started studying for A Levels in Biology, Chemistry and Maths less than two weeks after discovering she had achieved nine top mark Grade 9s in her GCSEs.…

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Students thank teachers for going the extra mile

Three bright and hard-working friends have thanked their teachers for going the extra mile to help them achieve their outstanding results.  Between them Cramlington Learning Village students Elanor Gormley, Zoe Scott and Shreya Sharma were awarded 15 Grade 9s and nine 8s. “I’m very happy but there’s a lot of relief as well.  I was…

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Challenging year ends with academic and sporting success

After the most challenging few months in its 50-year history, Cramlington Learning Village was able to end the school year on a high note thanks to the academic and sporting achievements of its students. Rachel Gourley’s results – nine GCSEs at Grade 6 and above – meant she secured a golf scholarship at Auburn University…

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School closure provided star student time to reflect

The abrupt end of normal schooling did provide some benefit for members of the Class of 2020. James King, from Cramlington Learning Village, used the time to re-evaluate his future.  “I had wanted to do medicine, but I didn’t do particularly well on the first round of interviews. However, having the time to reflect a…

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Record results in historic year for Cramlington school

A head teacher said the best GCSE results in her school’s 50-year history were “out of this world.” Nearly 80% of students at Cramlington Learning Village achieved at least a Grade 4 in English and Mathematics and the results of three students put them amongst the top 750 in the country. Between them they were…

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Top results as school marks 50 years of teaching

Cramlington Learning Village will next month mark 50 years of teaching on the back of top A Level results. Students are heading to the country’s best universities – Cambridge, Oxford, Durham, York and Newcastle – after achieving a clean sweep of top grades. Katie Milligan was awarded A* in Chemistry, Maths and Physics and an…

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TV Master Chef back in the kitchen after legal battle

A TV Master Chef is back in the kitchen after a legal battle to give  students a taste of what’s to come when his charity cookbook is published later this month. Matei Baran’s inspiration for the project has been his six-year-old son Armin who suffers from the life-limiting illness cystic fibrosis.  The book features healthy…

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Comedy star Ben Miller’s acting appeal to Cramlington students

British comedy actor and author Ben Miller has told Cramlington drama students that the acting profession is crying out for people like them. The star of Johnny English Strikes Again, Paddington 2 and Death in Paradise visited Cramlington Learning Village to talk about his first children’s book, The Night I Met Father Christmas. But first…

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