International School Award success

cleves-cross-primary-school_0559Pupils and staff from some of the 54 schools which gained the British Council’s prestigious International School Award accreditation were invited onto stage at the Tyneside Cinema to receive their award from the only Welsh woman and the youngest woman at the time ever to have climbed Everest, Tori James.

Tor captivated the audience with her stories of polar expeditions and her famous Everest ascent.

Support is available to schools in the North east region which wish to apply for the accreditation. More information about the scheme is available at


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