A big thank you to Miss Rule for organising students and form classes to take part in the #notbyyourselfie campaign. The campaign saw Miss Rule amongst other staff and students visiting local elderly residents during our last day of school before the Christmas holidays and deliver several 'Bags of Joy'. Miss Rule said "I'm very proud of the [...]
A huge congratulations to Mr Helsop and the Year 7 boys rugby league team for making it to the regional rugby league finals. The team came 3rd overall and Mr Heslop said "This is an outstanding achievement for the team, as the majority of the students had never played rugby until they did it in [...]
Congratulations to Connor Clark on creating the winning design for this years e-Christmas card. Well done Connor!
Our local member of parliament Emma Lewell-Buck recently attended school to hold a question and answer session with our year 8 students. However before under going a grilling from our year 8 students Mrs Lewell-Buck met our recently appointed Deputy Head students and offered them an insight into the world of politics.
Several of our students competed against other schools from within South Tyneside at the annual Cross Country competition held once again at Temple Park. The event saw students compete around a 1mile course (year 7's) or a 2 mile course (years 8&9 and 10&11) over varying terrain in wet and difficult conditions. Our students once again did [...]
Some of our eager linguists attended an event held by Routes into Languages North East at Newcastle University on 04/11/15. This involved us being able to talk to and ask questions to a variety of people who work with languages and find out where and how learning a foreign language has helped them. This was [...]
We have just launched in school our secret postcard sale project. Inspired by the gift of a beautiful bird print from artist Anna Tosney through Access Art, Students and staff will be creating postcards which will anonymously go on sale along with cards by local artists all to raise funds for the RSPB. Look out [...]
Campaigns are currently underway in school for the position of Deputy Head Student. Five students are in the running for the position with voting taking place next week, with the winning candidates to be announced on Friday 23rd October. Candidates for the position have already undertaken an interview with senior management before being asked to create [...]
Members of our student council lead by our head students recently met with Elizabeth Lukes South Tyneside schools Catering Services Manager after canvasing the student voice for their opinions on the food on offer. After presenting their findings a plan of action was agreed. The new 'Noodle Bar' being the first of many changes to come. The 'Noodle Bar' has [...]
To celebrate foreign languages and instil enthusiasm in learning a foreign language here at Mortimer, our year 7 students took place in a fun filled day of various activities linked to a different language. In relationship with Europe Direct and Routes into Languages students completed different activities including French snail racing, Bengali scripture, Italian ice [...]