Reading Champions LogoThe Reading Champions are a team of students working as part of the Enrichment Programme. They promote reading across our Academy.

‘We are a dedicated group of students working towards a qualification from the National Literacy Trust. Our newsletter explains the various activities were have been carrying out so we can to achieve our bronze award.’

‘You could be the greatest. You could be the best

You could be a Reading Champion. The best of the best!

You could be standing in the LLOB hall of fame… as a Reading Champion everyone will know your name.’ Reading Champions


  • Year 7 Spelling Bee Triumph 02 February 2017 - On Friday 27th January twenty-six brave year seven students took part in the annual Lord Lawson Academy Year 7 Spelling Bee. Each student took turns battling spellings for complex words, and as the rounds progressed, the words became much more challenging at difficulty levels surpassing previous spelling bee events and ultimately leaving only two students […]
  • MANGA MANIA 21 October 2016 - During Enrichment last Wednesday our Reading Champions were treated to an afternoon of Japanese Manga drawing. Andy and Sandra from Gateshead Central Library generously gave up their time to come into school and talk about all things Manga related, including the huge choice on offer of this popular genre. In Japan, people of all ages […]
  • Spelling Bee Champion 15 December 2015 - Congratulations to Jennifer Stead who is the 2015 Spelling Bee champion, winning a tremendous trophy for herself and for Fleet House block. Thirteen students in total took part in the competition held over lunchtime on Tuesday. All students were amazingly cool under pressure as the competition got tough, but in the end, it was a battle […]