The Humanities departments annual France/Belgium trip is currently taking place with students visiting the Somme battlefields, experiencing life in the trenches of the 1st World War at Ypres Salient and visiting Flanders Fields. You can follow the students adventures on twitter @mccfrancetrip.
Our annual school production this year saw students hanging out on Skid Row whilst performing Little Shop of Horrors. Students and staff led by director Mr Brown assisted ably by Mr Stephenson, Miss Hallway and Miss Chalker made sure the performances over three evenings were ones not to be forgotten by the audience. Praise must go to [...]
Miss Shakespeare was delighted that the Year 8 girls cricket team she coached came first in the recent inter school tournament. The girls will now go on to represent South Tyneside in the Regional Cricket final and also the school games competition. The Year 7 team were also very successful and came second. All pupils played very well and are [...]
The last week of June saw our students take part in a number of different sporting activities. Each community in school competed against one another in an effort to win points towards being crowned the best community. The week ended on a high with our best turn out yet of students and staff tackling our [...]
On Easter Sunday students from our school performed alongside professional dance company South-Paw at St Hilda's Colliery in South Shields. For more information click here.
Year 11 students experienced afternoon tea at the Hilton as part of their GCSE Catering coursework. They had the chance to find out about presentation and portion control required for an afternoon tea.
We don’t get many solar eclipses in NE England. In fact the last one was in August 1999 when our year 11s were less than 1 year old! Mortimer marked the occasion on the morning of Friday 20th March by suspending period 1 to allow all students the opportunity to see this rare occurrence. Students [...]
Year 10 students visited the North East Arts Collective in Eldon Garden where they had a brilliant demonstration from Jan Szymczuk of the BBC programme 'The Big Painting Challenge'. We're very excited to be collaborating with them on an exhibition to be displayed at the gallery....watch this space!
Year 10 GCSE Dance students enjoyed a day at dance city working like professional dancers. Students received a tour of the building and information on further studies and careers in dance. Then they participated in a choreography workshop before going to watch a professional dance piece by the internationally acclaimed Jasmin Vordimon. Students had the privilege [...]