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Cookery Club Butterfly Cakes

Posted on: 17 January 2020

Cookery Club Butterfly Cakes

The butterflies were around on Tuesday night in cookery club. The students whisked, whipped and stirred up delicious Butterfly cakes. Although the students enjoyed eating the cakes, luckily none flew away! Every student went home with 12 delights to share with their families.


Handball results

Posted on: 16 January 2020

Handball results

Tonight 8 of our students went to a Sunderland handball competition and smashed it. CV 7 - 1 Farringdon CV 3 - 1 Oxclose CV 9 - 5 St Anthony’s CV 7 - 6 Biddick All 8 girls were outstanding both on and off the pitch. Their manners were impeccable and playing standard was even better.


Posted on: 10 January 2020

Year 8 girls v Kepier

Our Year 8 girls had their first match of the new year, and they didn't disappoint, with an emphatic 9-0 victory over Houghton Kepier!


Week 16 Attendance Duck winners

Posted on: 10 January 2020

Week 16 Attendance Duck winners

Congratulations to Miss Boulter and 8CBo and Mr Kelly and 9SKe who are this weeks winners of the Attendance Duck, with 100% attendance on the first week back!





Charity - Foodbank Collection

Posted on: 17 December 2019

Charity - Foodbank Collection

A huge thank you all members of our Academy community (students, staff and governors) who contributed to our food bank collection this half term. A team of students helped deliver the donations this morning and the staff at the food bank were 'blown away' by the amount of donations we had managed to collect. A great effort - thank you!


British Values - Mock Election

Posted on: 16 December 2019

British Values - Mock Election

In the run up to the General Election, students researched the manifestos of the political parties. Students then cast their vote in CVEA's polling station. The results are in ... a landslide victory for the Labour Party.




Careers@CVEA-NHS Ambassadors

Posted on: 13 December 2019

[email protected] Ambassadors

A fantastic opportunity today for our students. We were visited by six NHS ambassadors representing a range of careers including an intensive physiotherapist, a community physiotherapist, a children's dietitian, a music therapist and a therapeutic radiologist (See more).


Careers@CVEA - Enterprise and Innovation at Sunderland College

Posted on: 12 December 2019

[email protected] - Enterprise and Innovation at Sunderland College

Congratulations to our year 9 students who won the rollercoaster challenge at Sunderland College. On a recent visit to the college, students were challenged to design an innovative theme park. Our winning team impressed with their original concept, their work ethic and their presentation skills. The visit was part of our year 9 taster sessions at the college which will continue after Christmas.


Christmas Jumper Day Friday 20th December

Posted on: 12 December 2019

Christmas Jumper Day Friday 20th December

On Friday 20th December we’re inviting all students and staff to take part in Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day. We’re asking students to bring in a £1 donation, or whatever they can give, to help transform the futures of children in the UK and around the world (see more)


Cookery Club Chocolate Wreaths

Posted on: 11 December 2019

Cookery Club Chocolate Wreaths

The students in the Cookery Club have excelled themselves this week making Chocolate Wreaths. They have made the wreaths as a gift for the elderly in the community who visit the school every year and enjoy a Christmas lunch. The milk, dark or white chocolate gifts were made to sparkle and creatively decorated with marshmallow, popcorn and cranberries. The students stayed extra late to ensure the gifts were wrapped and tagged before the big event tomorrow. Roll on 2020!


Careers@CVEA - Careers Insight Talk: Prison Officer

Posted on: 11 December 2019

[email protected] - Careers Insight Talk: Prison Officer

Our latest guest speaker was from a Prison Officer who works at HMP Frankland. Students learnt about the typical working day of a prison officer and how a prison operates. They also had the opportunity to discuss and consider the skills and qualities needed in this job role. Another fascinating insight into the world of work. Remember - careers talks take place each week. These are advertised outside D01 and through tutor notices.


Wearside Cross Country Championships

Posted on: 09 December 2019

Wearside Cross Country Championships

On Friday, Mr McKenna and Miss Keys took out 4 teams of students from year 7,8 and 9 to represent the school at the Wearside cross country championships competing against students from 9 different schools. We entered a year 7 boys and girls team as well as a year 8/9 team for both boys and girls events (See more)