Quick links to regional news


Darlington student produces powerful film on dangers of drink, drugs and one punch attacks (The Northern Echo)

Race team takes silver plate (NE Connected)


College has created culture of high expectations, says Ofsted (NE Connected)

School food manager goes organic (The Northern Echo)

Barnard Castle pupils run, jump and throw at close-run sports day (Darlington & Stockton Times)

Sherburn Primary School pupils buy presents for rescued animals (Durham Advertiser)

Half term trail for children as project to recreate Durham Cathedral in Lego nears completion (Durham Advertiser)


Gateshead College bowled over by new cricket coach (NE Connected)


Big boost for school as company sets up innovative new sports area – for free (Hartlepool Mail)

International Peace Quilt arrives in Hartlepool (Hartlepool Mail)

Pupils call on Hartlepool MP Iain Wright to back campaign (Hartlepool Mail)

Hartlepool College of Further Education named second best apprenticeship provider in the country (Hartlepool Mail)

Students gain valuable experience (Hartlepool Mail)

Children get taste of 1920s as Hartlepool school marks 90th anniversary (Hartlepool Mail)

Hartlepool College rises up the apprenticeship league table (Hartlepool Mail)


Mock-up plane cabin gives aviation students wings to land top jobs (Hartlepool Mail)

Teesside school wins national football tournament at home of Premier League champions (GazetteLive)

Recap updates as councillors approve plan to turn working men’s club into Islamic school (GazetteLive)


Another Newcastle school could be turned into an academy (ChronicleLive)

Newcastle schoolchildren let their creativity run wild with Greek mythology-themed mural (ChronicleLive)

School children bring touch of Brazil to Byker this half term (NE Connected)

North Tyneside

North East School Children given a taste for Thailand (NE Connected)

Pupils to get taste of working life (News Guardian)


Students experience water poverty (NE Connected)

Northumberland middle school’s double inspection success (Northumberland Gazette)

Mickley youngsters get their first taste of business (Hexham Courant)

Full marks for Blyth school after visit by local employers (NE Connected)

Bringing colour to life of patients (Hexham Courant)

Useful new addition for school (Morpeth Herald)

BLYTH TALL SHIPS: Banners are helping to fly the flag for the Regatta (Morpeth Herald)

Students enjoy an afternoon of foodie fun (Morpeth Herald)

Redcar & Cleveland

Students breathe life into St Johns Ambulance unit in Marske (Darlington & Stockton Times)

South Tyneside

Opinion split on academy plans for top South Shields school (Sunderland Echo)

Bollywood night is fundraising success for South Shields school (Shields Gazette)

Campaigners fight academy plans for top South Shields school (Sunderland Echo)

Trio Cook Up Decades Of Dedication (NE Connected)

South Shields school launches new academy bid (Sunderland Echo)


Three-year-old left school grounds alone, unmissed by nursery staff (GazetteLive)


Ofsted inspectors concerned over progress of pupils at Washington school (ChronicleLive)

Pupils get to see development work (Sunderland Echo)

Inspectors demand improvements at academy in critical Ofsted report (Sunderland Echo)

Schoolchildren’s version of historic bible to be presented to the Pope (Sunderland Echo)

Houghton youngsters are celebrating gaining the gold (Sunderland Echo)

Wearside school first in region to gain e-safety award (Sunderland Echo)

Careers week inspires Sunderland youngsters (Sunderland Echo)