The Academy also opened its long anticipated sports facilities. In the academy unveiled a bid to build an additional 1,place secondary school in Newcastle Great Park as potential plan to meet the demand for school places from the expanding residential community in the area that is adjacent to Gosforth.
Achievements[ edit ] The academy is a designated ambassador school for the National Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth , in addition to becoming a beacon school in In , the school gained Investors in People accreditation. Gosforth Academy has also been awarded many other awards in the past. The school's emblem has 3 main parts: the tree of growth and knowledge, the badge of Newcastle city and the Northumberland coat of arms.
For a period of time the school's motto had been "High Achievers". Uniform[ edit ] Mainstream students have a coloured ring around the logo on their uniforms; this helps identify individuals into which year group they are. The colour of the ring is either pale blue, red, gold yellow Junior High or dark green; until the integration of Junior High the gold yellow ring had been in the high school rotation.
Students have the same colour ring from years 9 to 11, when they leave after year 11 the colour is passed down to the new year 9 students. Many books were associated with TV series. During the s he replaced Big Chief I-Spy as the figurehead of the I-Spy range of children's books, to whom completed books were sent to get a reward.
He performed it on Blue Peter wearing an orange jump suit, it reached number 88 in the charts. The New Zealand Tourism Department, a government agency, became involved with the Coast to Coast adventure race in as they recognised the potential for event tourism, they funded foreign journalists to come and cover the event. One of those was Bellamy, who decided to compete.
After his TV appearances concerning the Torrey Canyon disaster, his exuberant and demonstrative presentation of science topics made him a popular presenter on programmes such as Don't Ask Me along with other scientific personalities such as Magnus Pyke , Miriam Stoppard and Rob Buckman. He has written, appeared in or presented hundreds of television programmes on botany, ecology and other issues.
His television series included Bellamy on Botany, Bellamy's Britain, Bellamy's Europe and Bellamy's Backyard Safari , he was parodied by impersonators such as Lenny Henry on Tiswas with a "grapple me grapenuts" catchphrase.
His distinctive voice has been used in advertising. In he was imprisoned for blockading the Australian Franklin River in a protest against a proposed dam. Abbs and Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Reserve. In the late s he fronted a campaign in Jersey, Channel Islands , to save Queens Valley, the site of Bergerac's cottage, from being turned into a reservoir because of the presence of a rare type of snail, but was unable to stop it.
Bellamy credits this campaign with the decline in his career as a popular celebrity and television personality, stating in "In some ways it was the most stupid thing I did because I'm sure that if I have been banned from television, that's why. I used to be on Blue Peter and all those things and it all, stopped.
This is despite appearing enthusiastic about wind power in the educational video Power from the Wind produced by Britain's Central Electricity Generating Board. David Bellamy is the President of the British Institute of Cleaning Science and is a strong supporter of the BICSc plan to educate young people to care for and protect the environment; the David Bellamy Awards Programme is a competition designed to encourage schools to be aware of, act positively towards, environmental cleanliness.
In his foreword to the book The Greenhouse Effect , Bellamy wrote: The profligate demands of humankind are causing far reaching changes to the atmosphere of planet Earth, of this there is no doubt. Earth's temperature is showing an upward swing, the so-called greenhouse effect, now a subject of international concern; the greenhouse effect may melt the glaciers and ice caps of the world causing the sea to rise and flood many of our great cities and much of our best farmland.
Bellamy's statements on global warming indicate that he subsequently changed his views completely. A letter he published on 16 April in New Scientist asserted that a large percentage of the glaciers being observed by the World Glacier Monitoring Service were advancing, not retreating. George Monbiot of The Guardian tracked down Bellamy's original source for this information and found that it was Fred Singer's website.
Singer claimed to have obtained these figures from a article in the journal Science, but no such article exists. Bellamy has since accepted that his figures on glaciers were wrong, announced in a letter to The Sunday Times in that he had "decided to West Gosforth West Gosforth is an electoral ward in the north of Newcastle upon Tyne and Wear, England.
It was created in ; the population of the ward is 9,, increasing to 9, at the Census, 3. Car ownership in the area is The ward has a swimming pool; the swimming pool is managed by Greenwich Leisure Limited under the brand "Better Leisure" following a takeover in In November , Gosforth Library was demolished and replaced with a new two-storey building, during these works the library operated in temporary buildings located nearby.
The new Gosforth Library and Customer Service Centre building was formally opened on 8 February by John Grundy , a local resident and television presenter; the library is used as a polling station for one of the four voting districts in West Gosforth. Following Asda's buyout of Netto this store was converted into an Asda , their second such store in Gosforth; the west half of Gosforth High Street is in the ward. Owner occupied property stands at The properties are as follows.
He joined Blackpool on a free transfer in July , before moving to the Indian Super League with Kerala Blasters for the inaugural season. Chopra signed for Scottish Championship club Alloa Athletic in March , playing for the side for a year before being released in March He has represented England at the under, under and under levels. In , he scored what was the fastest goal by a substitute in Premier League history, scoring after being on the pitch for 15 seconds.
With an Indian father, he was the first player of Indian parentage to play and score in the Premier League. A gambling addiction made him fall in severe debt and he had to seek professional help to overcome his addiction. Being an unused substitute for Newcastle in a Premier League match against Charlton Athletic in October , Chopra signed a three-year contract with the club on 30 October. Coming as a substitute for Lomana LuaLua , he missed a penalty kick in the shootout, sending Everton to the round of Coming as a substitute for Lualua, in the final minutes of the match, Newcastle was handed a 3—1 defeat.
Further playing once for the club against Bayer Leverkusen , Chopra was loaned to second-tier club Watford for five matches on 25 March During his short loan spell, he scored five goals in as many matches, which included four goals against Burnley.
Being behind Alan Shearer , Craig Bellamy , Shola Ameobi and LuaLua in the pecking order, Watford manager Ray Lewington expressed his desire to re-sign him on loan for the next season, he said that Chopra "had an experience he wouldn't have believed a month ago having played in an FA Cup semi-final.
Failing to find a goal in the —04 season, Newcastle loaned Chopra to Nottingham Forest for a month in February He failed to find the net. At the start of the —05 season, he was loaned for a month to League One club Barnsley in August. Making his debut against Hull City , he would score his first goal for Barnsley against Hartlepool United , opening a 1—1 draw at Victoria Park. Scoring a total of five goals, his loan was extended in November till the end of the season.
In the rest of the season, Chopra scored twelve times — including two hat-tricks, one against Peterborough United and another against Huddersfield Town. New Barnsley boss Andy Ritchie intended to sign Chopra in the summer to play alongside Paul Hayes , but was unsuccessful. Making his second start for Newcastle, he opened the scoring in the fourth minute of the match.
Students have the same colour ring from years 9 to 11, when they leave after year 11 the colour is passed down to the new year 9 students.
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. The strike temporarily interrupted newspaper production, with restrictions on news bulletins waived, the BBC became the primary source of news for the duration of the crisis; the crisis placed the BBC in a delicate position. Between and the school buildings were renovated, the new facilities were opened by the Prime Minister Tony Blair on 29 November ; this visit took place at the time of strike action by firefighters, who jeered Blair outside the school, gaining media attention. In the academy unveiled a bid to build an additional 1,place secondary school in Newcastle Great Park as potential plan to meet the demand for school places from the expanding residential community in the area, adjacent to Gosforth. Many of its mainstream students come from three large feeder middle schools: Gosforth Central Middle School, Gosforth East Middle School and Gosforth Junior High Academy , it houses a large sixth form college, where the majority of the lower school students continue their studies. In , the school gained Investors in People accreditation.