The Boneyard

We are super proud that former student Nathan Glendinning's short film 'The Boneyard' will be premiering on Channel 4 on Thursday 17th November on Random Acts. It's a late showing at midnight but definitely worth recording!

By | 2018-02-27T11:06:42+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Student Work|Comments Off on The Boneyard

Open Evening 2016

Once again we have enjoyed a successful open evening. We are immensely proud of all our staff and students who assisted in making the evening a enjoyable one for visiting parents/carers and children.

By | 2016-09-29T09:18:40+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Student Work|Comments Off on Open Evening 2016

Annual Production – The Lion King

Once again the Health and Wellbeing department led by music, dance and drama are extremely excited to announce that we will be performing the junior version of Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ in July. All staff and students are busy preparing to ensure the most spectacular performance. Tickets can be purchased for £4 each via our reception [...]

By | 2016-06-21T09:49:36+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Student Work|Comments Off on Annual Production – The Lion King

Community Awards Nights

Its that time of year again when we celebrate our students achievements from throughout the year. Last night saw the first of our four community awards nights with Columba students and parents/carers attending to join with staff to say a huge well done for their endeavours in school. Further awards ceremonies are on the following [...]

By | 2016-06-21T09:34:53+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Student Work|Comments Off on Community Awards Nights

Kayaking Extra Curricular Club

A group of our year 7 students and staff are taking part in a number of kayaking sessions over the summer half term. The students are working with South Tyneside Councils Outdoor Education team and will be developing their kayaking skills down at the water sport centre before going on a full day kayaking experience down the River Wear.

By | 2016-06-21T09:22:20+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Student Work|Comments Off on Kayaking Extra Curricular Club

Year 7 – Akinshawburn Outdoor Education Trip

A group of our year 7 students recently visited South Tyneside's outdoor education centre in Kielder Forest 'Akinshawburn'. Whilst there the students took part in a range of different activities including; mountain biking, kayaking, orienteering and a night time walk. Many thanks to Miss Shakepeare, Miss Johnson and Debra Layton who supervised the students whilst on [...]

By | 2016-06-21T09:07:25+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Student Work|Comments Off on Year 7 – Akinshawburn Outdoor Education Trip


TEACHER OF MATHEMATICS - (for September 2016) We are looking for a dynamic and forward thinking full time mainscale teacher of mathematics. We wish to appoint an inspirational teacher with high aspirations, enthusiasm and a high level of commitment to raising students’ achievements within our Maths Department. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious [...]

By | 2018-02-27T11:06:42+00:00 May 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on TEACHER OF MATHEMATICS – (September 2016)

Spanish Master Class

Some of our year 9 students went to Sunderland University to take part in a Spanish Master Class. Students were given the opportunity to work with some of the lecturers, native speakers and the university's language ambassadors who are currently studying modern foreign languages. Mr Brown who organised the trip said "This was a great opportunity [...]

By | 2016-03-17T16:14:15+00:00 March 17th, 2016|Student Work|Comments Off on Spanish Master Class

UK Maths Challenge

A number of our year 11 students have received awards in this year’s UK maths challenge.  The challenge involves answering 25 multiple choice questions in one hour and is sat in school under normal exam conditions. Mr Anderson wanted a special mention to go to Lewis Bolding who has made it through to the Olympiad (maths [...]

By | 2016-03-17T16:06:17+00:00 March 17th, 2016|Student Work|Comments Off on UK Maths Challenge

Year 11 Students Attend Medical Day

Twelve year 11 students interested in a career in medicine attended a medical day at Stockton Sixth Form College on 2nd March. They event gave our students the opportunity to meet people in the medical profession. The children who attended all want to be doctors and they said that the experience had been very interesting and [...]

By | 2016-03-03T13:01:18+00:00 March 3rd, 2016|Student Work|Comments Off on Year 11 Students Attend Medical Day