Quick links to regional news

Staindrop School student Lorna bags 13 A* grades in her GCSEs  (Teesdale Mercury)

College fundraisers show their support for cancer charity (Sunderland Echo)
College ranks top in the kitchen (Sunderland Echo)
Councillors asked to increase teaching assistants’ compensation offer (NE Connected)
Cabinet recommended to close school (NE Connected)

Schoolgirl uniform row parents set to meet with Gateshead school bosses (ChronicleLive)

Hartlepool teacher who survived cancer is all set for Great North Run (Hartlepool Mail)
The High Tunstall School Band which was victorious in France (Hartlepool Mail)
Hartlepool primary school gets go ahead for “exciting development” (Hartlepool Mail)
Hartlepool student aiming for major league success with USA soccer scholarship (Hartlepool Mail)

Middlesbrough school sends papers back to exam board after ‘disappointing’ grades (GazetteLive)
Improvement in Middlesbrough Schools’ GCSE Pass Rates (NE Connected)

Pupils hit as millions of pounds are drained from education in Newcastle (ChronicleLive)

North Tyneside
Two completed and two more to go in £30m new school project (News Guardian)
Pupils get helping hand with reading (News Guardian)
Work is completed on new build at school (News Guardian)
Top rating for nursery (News Guardian)
Schools grow stronger together (News Guardian)

My impressions of new Alnwick school, by former pupil (Northumberland Gazette)
New era of education as high school opens (Northumberland Gazette)
Emotional moment for parents as little girl who weighed just 1lb 12oz at birth starts school (ChronicleLive)
Northumberland College to open a £1.2m purpose-built training centre (Northumberland Gazette)

Redcar & Cleveland
The eight ways Redcar and Cleveland schools have become among the country’s best (GazetteLive)
Redcar & Cleveland College calls for more businesses to give young people a helping hand (GazetteLive)

South Tyneside
South Tyneside has the lowest proportion of ethnic minority teachers in the country

Take a look around Ingleby Manor Free School’s brand new permanent home (GazetteLive)
Secondary school blasted by inspectors over serious failings – including failing to take the register (GazetteLive)
North Shore Academy’s trust told it must remedy ‘unacceptably low’ performance standards (GazetteLive)
Take a look around Laurence Jackson School’s brand new facilities in Guisborough (GazetteLive)
Yarm School welcomes Will Todd to open music school (NE Connected)

£29million Sunderland College site finished ahead of new academic year (Sunderland Echo)
A successful uniform scheme is helping to kit the kids out for school in Sunderland (Sunderland Echo)
How a rescue dog is being used to help staff and pupils at a Sunderland school (Sunderland Echo)
New sixth form centre opens at Sunderland school (Sunderland Echo)