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Welcome to Collingwood Connect

Your Collingwood Connect website has been created to host some of our media, resources and information. We will continue to update the content here regularly so please bookmark us and drop by to see what we are up to.

As well as the Head Teacher’s regular video update we will be adding learning resources, story time videos, fun items and more. Why not send us something to make us laugh for our new Limericks page? And why not join in with our Collingwood Gallery and Quizzes pages by sending us some of your drawings, photographs and ideas?

The Collingwood Lottery has been running for 6 weeks now. There have been 6 winners and a total prize fund of £88.20. This has raised £76 for the school. Well done to the winners (one of whom has won 2 weeks in a row!) and thank you for supporting the school.

Transition 2020

We have added a new Transition section to the Connect website.

Here you can find a wealth of information about the school including details of our school uniform and how to order items, applying for transport, school meals, holiday dates and much more. Our students have also produced video tours of the school and 360 degree interactive views of key areas.

The Land Art Project

At Collingwood we have spent a fun filled week outdoors creating outdoor Land Art. In our year groups we have collected lots of different natural art materials from around school and we even collected some from where we live. From twigs, branches, grass, shells, rocks and other found items we have created a range of artworks from patterns, pictures and tree hangers. We have been working towards a competition called the Big Outdoor Art Challenge.

Creative Opportunities at Collingwood

We are looking for a Writer in Residence!

Open to all Key Stage 3 and 4 students with a passion for storytelling! The successful candidate will create written responses to events taking place within the school, our local area, and the wider community. The Writer-in-Residence may also choose to produce other creative writing inspired by different things.

Head Teacher's Update

In our latest video update, we catch up with staff at Collingwood to find out what life is like in and out of school right now.

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Collingwood Videos

New videos now available. Get fit, grow potatoes, learn Makaton, listen to new stories and have a laugh!

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Collingwood Gallery

Your chance to take part in our website by sending us your photographs, drawings or paintings. Click below for more information.

Virtual Big Sing

Pupils and families from across the country are invited take part in the Virtual Big Sing 2020!

Following the success of the Big Sing in 2018 and our first ‘Virtual’ Big Sing in 2019, Norfolk Music Hub have partnered with Charanga, NYMAZ and artist Rebecca Osborne to bring an interactive, digital concert to every young person in the country.

Lockdown Limericks

One of our students has sent us some brilliant Limericks and it gave us an idea. Let's have a whole page here on the Connect website just for your Limericks. Send us as many of your original Limericks as you think we can stand and we will publish the very best on our Lockdown Limericks page. Click the link below.

Your Limericks can be about anything you like as long as they make us laugh! Advice on how to write a Limerick can be found by clicking the sticky note here.

Let's Play Chess

Why not learn to play chess? We have all you need here with a video introduction by Mr McCombe and links to a safe and free chess website.

Simply Cook

In Simply Cook our resident chef, Mr Stephenson, guides us through some of his favourite recipes. Check out our Videos page!

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Online Resources

In our researches we have found some fantastic and fun websites to add variety to the home-learning experience.

Virtual Tour

Are you missing the old place? Then why not cheer yourself up with out mini Virtual-Tour of Collingwood!

Quick Quizzes

We have a number of quick quizzes for you. Just a bit of fun to keep your brains ticking over! You can help us too.

Out and About

Mrs Askew is Out and About in Northumberland on a special Collingwood mission. She also has a selfie stick...

The Collingwood Angel Wings Project

This is YOUR chance to be a part of a major artwork based in Collingwood School and Media Arts College. We are creating a whole wall of colour and inspiration in school. A pair of angel wings composed of hundreds of individual feathers all created by everyone at school.

So why not download our template and get to work colouring and decorating your own feather designs which we will add to the artwork taking shape in school.