Quick links to regional news

Darlington
Darlington College mayor’s ball story amendment (NE Connected)
Teachers rewarded for power for good (NE Connected)
New head helps students celebrate success (NE Connected)

Durham
Schoolboy injured in mini-motorbike hit and run in Newton Aycliffe (Northern Echo)
Chilton Primary School pupils design council’s christmas card (Northern Echo)
Retired professionals help students prepare for their futures (NE Connected)
Bishop Auckland youngsters celebrate the true meaning of Christmas (Northern Echo)
County Durham mum faces jail if she doesn’t stop daughter’s truancy (Chronicle Live)
1000th apprentice supported by Durham County Council (NE Connected)
East Durham College Offering Course In Education and Training (NE Connected)
Triple success for school hockey players (NE Connected)
Schoolboy rugby player called up by England (NE Connected)

Gateshead
ESF Business Game at Emmanuel College (College News)

Hartlepool
Magic potions and wizardry for visitors to Hartlepool forest school (Hartlepool Mail)
School’s celebrations get Royal seal of approval with letter from The Queen (Hartlepool Mail)
School pupils help raise cash for Hartlepool battler Alfie Smith (Hartlepool Mail)
Firefighters encourage Hartlepool students to make a road safety pledge (Hartlepool Mail)
Budding professionals given a taste of the workplace (Hartlepool Mail)
Talented students helped to create this wonderful stage set (Hartlepool Mail)
Chemistry teacher delighted as videos reach 1.5 million views (Hartlepool Mail)

Middlesbrough
Investigation as school closes due to ‘vomiting and diarrhoea’ virus among staff (GazetteLive)

Newcastle
Ubisoft design guru inspires Excelsior creatives (NE Connected)

North Tyneside
Youngsters are recycling ‘kings’ (NE Connected)
Young people step into senior shoes (NE Connected)

Northumberland
Supporting African pupils (Northumberland Gazette)
Understanding accessibility (Northumberland Gazette)
Academy supports charity’s two million box appeal (NE Connected)
Cartoonist proves a big draw for students (Northumberland Gazette)
Alnwick school makes region’s top 10 (Northumberland Gazette)

Redcar & Cleveland
Redcar and Cleveland Mayor to visit Huntcliff School (Huntcliff School press release)

South Tyneside
Teacher’s joy at scooping national prize (Shields Gazette)
South Tyneside youngsters scoop national anti-bullying award (Shields Gazette)
Christmas cheer for children as boxes are sent to those in need (Shields Gazette)

Stockton-on-Tees
Three Teesside schools named within top 10 in the North-east (GazetteLive)
Professor Robert Winston to deliver scientific masterclass at Yarm School’s Princess Alexandra Auditorium (NEConnected)
Award winning, super-sleuthing children’s author visits Stockton-on-Tees (NE Connected)

Sunderland
Sunderland students get set for the stars with job opportunities (Sunderland Echo)
Primary students taking on university education (Sunderland Echo)
College opens its doors to public (NE Connected)
Sunderland young people debate the state of the city (Sunderland Echo)
Sunderland school given royal seal of approval by the Duchess of Cambridge (Sunderland Echo)
Paralympians Josef Craig and Matt Wylie celebrate golden day at Sunderland school (Shields Gazette)
Awards for Academy 360 record breakers (NE Connected)