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Morpeth Book Festival

Click for our amazing Morpeth Book Festival website and find out how we are involved this year.

Living in Rhythm

As the centrepiece of this year’s CAN (Collingwood Arts Network) festival we created a school song, recording student work in our own recording studio as well as with our Creative Partners, Aukestra. Click to see a video, hear the song and discover more.

Collingwood Connect - A Heartwarming Short Film

Collingwood Connect is the Community Teaching provision delivered by Collingwood School and Media Arts College.
You can learn more about how we deliver this innovative service and the positive impact it has on our young people and their families in a short film we made.
Click the button below to find out more.

Duchess Opens The Woodlands

Her Grace, The Duchess of Northumberland officially opened Collingwood School and Media Arts College’s new site – The Woodlands. Click the button down below to find out more information.

A Message from Chris Packham

Wildlife TV presenter Chris Packham has contacted Collingwood with a short video in response to an amazing film created and directed by one of our students.

We send our heartfelt thanks to Chris for taking the time to view our film and share his views with us.

See Chris' comments as well 'Distractions' by student Alfie C on The Link:

Artsmark Platinum Award

Collingwood are proud to have been awarded Artsmark Platinum status by the Arts Council. Details and gallery on the link below.

Christmas in June..?

In spite of a summer heatwave it seems Christmas starts in June in the world of Broadcast Media.
See what are students are up to with ITV Signpost Productions as part of an exciting partnership between ITV and Collingwood.


Water and Steel

We are proud to present our first video creation from the Collingwood ‘Spaces’ project. Spaces opens up the world of ambient, electronic and experimental sound to our students giving them the sonic freedom to create soundscapes and tracks from their own imaginations.

Shaun on the Tyne

Collingwood once again get involved in Big Art! We have our own Shaun the Sheep as part of this year's Shaun on the Tyne event for St. Oswald's Hospice.

Our finished sheep, under several protective coats of varnish, will be on display outside the Cluny next to toe Ouse Burn in Newcastle before returning home to Collingwood.

Click the link below to find out more about our sheep. have a look at our Shaun gallery and marvel at the technology that lets you virtually spin our ovine artwork, allowing you a full 360 view.

Morpeth Fair 2023

Collingwood School and Media Arts College are proud to have contributed to this year’s Morpeth Fair.

The new Morpeth Fair logo was created by Collingwood Media and is based on artwork and ideas from our students. The Collingwood Media team were on hand to record and produce a video showcasing this 2023 Grand parade.

Leo with his Award

Leo is Young Carer of the Year

We are delighted to bring you the news that Leo, a student here at Collingwood, has been named Carer of the Year at the prestigious Northern Children of Courage Awards. Video and more information on the Link below.

ITV Signpost Partnership

Our Sixth Form students are working with ITV Signpost Productions as part of an exciting partnership between Signpost Productions and Collingwood. While the students are working with Signpost they are expanding on their existing experience, gained from working in the video and sound studios here at Collingwood.

In the Studio

Powered by Students!

Our lastest Collingwood Media showreel.

A quick, kaleidoscopic compilation of clips from our recent media projects.

Mark Brassell in the Studio

Alnwick Garden Filming Begins

Alnwick Garden CEO Mark Brassell was in the Collingwood studio today.

Following our success with previous video-based projects with the Alnwick Garden, Collingwood Media have been commissioned to create a series of twenty short videos over the next few months. Filming will take place in our studio and on location at the Alnwick Garden.

Mad Hatters

We now have the final amount raised by our slightly crazy annual Mad Hatter's Tea Party.
An amazing £850 was raised. A fantastic effort.

Many thanks to everyone involved in this fun event!

Well done, Ben

We are very proud that Collingwood student Ben has been made an honorary member of the Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service.

Ben has always been interested in the Fire Service and it is his ambition to make this his career.

Mark Sets Sail

Student Mark has completed his Taster certificate in dinghy sailing. This is part of the Youth Sailing Scheme run by the Royal Yachting Association which offers a safe and fun environment for children to learn and challenge themselves.

More details about the scheme can be found on the Royal Yachting Association website on the link below.

Rabbit Foot Club Video

One of our talented student media crews have created the video here as part of our ongoing Ask! interview series. Rabbit Foot Club performed at Collingwood as part of an Arts Week event.
All of the research, filming, sound and editing is the work of the media crew.

Fundraising Success

Odin and Gracie, two of our talented riders attending the Newcastle and District RDA Group at Throphill have raised an amazing £803 for the charity, by making and selling bracelets.
They are pictured here with Avril Lomas, Chair of the Group.

Fly Fishing Friends

Mason, one of our students, features in 'Flyfishing: A Journal for the Modern Angler', displaying a fish he caught over the school break.

He only started fishing recently so this is quite a catch for him!

Our Tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

We recruited the creative skills of our students to help design and produce a celebration of the life of Queen Elizabeth II.
Our students made their own colourful version of an old fourpenny stamp. A finished artwork was then produced by combining the original graphics.

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