Contributed by John Sutton
After last year’s rather disappointing result we have for 2010 returned to our original theme in 2006 of asking year eight students to write an essay to describe How they would like to see Newcastle develop over the next ten years. This was very successful the first time and we are hoping for a good response again in 2010. On this occasion we have included the three Special Schools along with the mainstream ones in our invitation and we are hoping that they will feel able to compete on equal terms. All the letters inviting schools to participate have now gone out. It just remains now to sit back and wait.