GCSE Celebrations at KEVI

IMG_8218We are delighted with the fantastic GCSE results achieved by our Year 11 students.

Based on the new accountability framework the key headlines to report and celebrate are below:

  • 90% A*-C in English
  • 83% A*-C in maths
  • 79% A*-C in English and maths
  • 28% achieving the English Baccalaureate suite of qualifications

IMG_8196These excellent results are testimony to the hard work of our students and the commitment and support provided by both teachers and parents.

We look forward to seeing many of our Year 11 students again in September when they begin Year 12 and would like to wish all of our Year 11 students good luck with their future plans.


Sixth Form and Destinations

We hope that your GCSE results were all that you had hoped for.

Please let us know if you intend returning to Sixth Form or not.

If you are returning to the Sixth Form in September, you must confirm your subject choices by completing the online form below by Tuesday 30 August at the latest.

Please note that we cannot guarantee whether any changes to subject choices will be possible until September when applications and numbers are processed.

Before completing the online confirmation you should check pages 6, 7 & 8 of the Post 16 Prospectus which outlines our subject entry criteria.

Click here to complete the online Sixth Form and Destinations form.

Post 16 Enrolment and Induction

All students who have applied to join our Sixth Form will have received a letter outlining the enrolment and induction procedures which will take place on Thursday 1 September.

Students who are unable to make 1 September should come to school on Tuesday 6 September 10:00 – 12:30 for induction.

A Level Results Success

We are delighted with another excellent set of A Level results that have highlighted the hard work and commitment shown by our Year 13 students.


The results have seen an increase in both the pass rate and % of top grades awarded.


A*-E grades – 99%
A*-B grades – 54%
A*-A grades – 27%


The vast majority of students that applied to university have been successful in securing their places and we wish all our Year 13 Leavers every success with their future plans.


KEVI Win The European Apprentice

KEVI German15 KEVI students attended Newcastle University on 27th June, to participate in The European Apprentice, alongside a range of schools from across the North East.

Students were given the opportunity to develop their vocabulary in French, German and Spanish, and in order to participate in the competition, which was to market a product in a foreign language.

Congratulations to KEVI French who won the overall

competition, which included Adam Blower, Sam Etterley, Kathleen Swinglehurst, Eloise Southern-Thompson and Sophie Podbur.

Congratulations to KEVI Spanish who were runners-up, which included Cameron Dick, Phoebe Hoggan, Bryony Lane, Millie Chambers and William Pallett.

In addition, well done to KEVI German who represented the school excellently in the competition, which included Philippa Wellden, Emily Anderson-Faulkner, Adam Rowe, Luke Haxell and Louisa Dale.

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KEVI Win Alnwick Garden Entrepreneurial Challenge

WinnersCongratulations to Year 9 students Lydia Goldsmith, Ellie Owen and Laura Hackett, who won this year’s Alnwick Garden Entrepreneurial Challenge on 14th July. Their stall ‘Summer Fun’ made the most profit, and therefore won the overall competition. Ellie said “There was barely any pressure because we knew we were just having fun.”¬†

In addition, congratulations to Year 10 students Daniel Ellis and Jack Speirs, who won the Best Salesman Award, for their stall Bro & Co.

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