Quick links to regional news


Students pay their respects by writing messages on 600 paper poppies in special remembrance service (Darlington and Stockton Times)

Students take part in symbolic tie ceremony (Darlington and Stockton Times)


Stanley teaching assistant Helen Walker scoops Breakfast Club Hero Award (ChronicleLive)

Call for Durham County Council to axe move which could strip up to £5,000 from teaching assistants’ wage (ChronicleLive)

Coxhoe Primary School celebrating after getting full marks in National Phonics Screening check (Durham Times)

Children’s author passes on tips of the trade (Durham Times)

Teaching assistants in County Durham “hung out to dry” by pay proposals (The Northern Echo)

Renowned children’s author visits Teesdale pupils inspired by novel (The Northern Echo)

Teaching assistants “to fight” pay cut proposals (Durham Times)

Historic school remembers its war dead with moving ceremony (Durham Times)


Gateshead school makes old bus into cosy library (ChronicleLive)

Gateshead school on mine shaft at risk of ‘collapse’ (BBC)


Pupils’ hate crime project is praised by police (Hartlepool Mail)

Hartlepool pupils take part in Masterchef-style cooking competition (Hartlepool Mail)

Police called to Hartlepool school after boy found with knife (Hartlepool Mail)

Budding Hartlepool DJs making waves with Stranton studio (Hartlepool Mail)

Students rub shoulders with royalty on Buckingham Palace visit (Hartlepool Mail)

Hartlepool schools’ rugby girls are scrum-thing else! (Hartlepool Mail)

Hartlepool teenager makes speech in the House of Commons (Hartlepool Mail)

Hartlepool school’s tribute to the fallen (Hartlepool Mail)

Hartlepool education chiefs dispute six-figure salary claims (Hartlepool Mail)

Sock ban: Hartlepool school’s dress code discussed on ITV’s Loose Women (Hartlepool Mail)



Newcastle school students safe after tragedy in French capital city (ChronicleLive)

North Tyneside

Your old school photos from North Tyneside – is your school in the gallery yet? Send a pic! (ChronicleLive)

Drawing up designs on internet message (News Guardian)

Students help to brighten up area (News Guardian)

Work starts on new builds at two high schools (News Guardian)


Northumberland County Council plans to move Darras Hall First School met by outraged parents (ChronicleLive)

Students lay the law down (Hexham Courant)

Young artists showcase their work (Hexham Courant)

Former boarding school goes on the market (Hexham Courant)

Tiny Branton school’s joy as councillors agree it should stay open (ChronicleLive)

School’s award for long-running support of charity (Northumberland Gazette)

Darras Hall headteacher hits out at council plans to move his school (ChronicleLive)

Redcar & Cleveland

Saltburn youngsters enjoying new outdoor space thanks to £10,000 funding (GazetteLive)

Your School: Handale Primary School, Loftus (GazetteLive)

South Tyneside

Pupils don onesies and pyjamas to help fight diabetes (Shields Gazette)

Hebburn school makes amazing U-turn to earn ‘outstanding’ rating (Shields Gazette)


North Shore Academy head resigns as probe continues into concerns over GCSE exam (GazetteLive)

Children’s author returns to Stockton school that inspired him (Darlington and Stockton Times)


War veteran visits a Sunderland school (Sunderland Echo)

Sunderland free school insists it’s not asking parents to pay for teachers (Sunderland Echo)

Sunderland Primary Schools Boys seal place at national finals (Sunderland Echo)

Pupils put feet first for charity (Hartlepool Mail)


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