News & Events

To see all of the wonderful things our students have been up to, please check out our most recent newsletters. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and Facebook where you can keep up to date on all that happens at John Spence.

To see the previous updates posted about Coronavirus, please click here.

Headteacher Update

2nd July 2021

I hope that you’ve had a good week and are not too badly affected by the rate of infection currently in the North East....

Headteacher Update

25th June 2021

Unfortunately, today we have had a positive covid test result for a child in Year 7 meaning that we have asked a further 28...


Headteacher Update

11th June 2021

I am delighted that we have been awarded £10,000 funding to further develop our physical activity offer for our students and the wider community....

Exciting News – INVIGORATE!

10th June 2021

Welcome to INVIGORATE an exciting opportunity for the pupils, community and families surrounding John Spence Community High School. We have recently received £10,000 from...


Headteacher Update

28th May 2021

We had a fantastic celebration for Year 11 yesterday with our festival on the field with inflatables, sports, barbeques, an ice cream van and...

Headteacher Update

21st May 2021

Just as more things start returning to normality, Covid has sent a reminder that we still need to be vigilant and do all that...