Quick links to regional news

College helps students become masters of their destiny (NE Connected)
Boy is burnt after being attacked by pupil at Darlington’s Beaumont Hill Academy school (Northern Echo)
Special, not different: The autistic Darlington teenager making his professional debut as a children’s illustrator (Northern Echo)

Teaching assistants march through Durham with one message: ‘We’re not going away’ (ChronicleLive)
What is going on with the Durham teaching assistants row and when will it all be over? (ChronicleLive)
Parents get fit in bid to raise money for new sports pitch at Durham school (Northern Echo)
Durham teaching assistants descend on city in ‘show of solidarity’ (Northern Echo)
Triple success for primary school (Hartlepool Mail)

Gateshead College Principal Judith new LEP board appointment (NE Connected)
Sporting opportunities at Thorp Academy (NE Connected)

What Sunderland College’s merger with Hartlepool means for jobs, its campus and its name (ChronicleLive)
Students learn about the colourful appliance of science (Hartlepool Mail)
Hartlepool school creates amazing Comic Relief video for Red Nose Day (Hartlepool Mail)
Bid to relaunch mothballed £4.5million Northern Lights academy as Hartlepool ‘centre for excellence’ (Hartlepool Mail) |
Hartlepool school celebrates ranking in top 1% of the country (Hartlepool Mail)

Were you a Kirby College student? Take a look around in these pictures taken before its demolition (Gazette Live)

RGS students win big at national science and engineering competition (NE Connected)

North Tyneside
Popular Car Boot Sale returning to Tynemouth (NE Connected)
North Tyneside pupils learn the language of computers (News Guardian)
Kings Priory’s fantastic fund-raising efforts (News Guardian)

Sales and demolition lined up for Northumberland schools (Northumberland Gazette)
Science Week at the Duke’s (Northumberland Gazette)
Schools’ plea to parents for cash (Hexham Courant)
A castle visit and a books donation (Northumberland Gazette)
Hats the way to walk to school! (News Post Leader)
Bishop joins pupils for worship (Northumberland Gazette)
Primary school gets a defibrillator (News Post Leader)
Geysers and glaciers await pupils (Northumberland Gazette)
Appeal to PM by council on school funding fears (Northumberland Gazette)

Redcar & Cleveland
Global manufacturer chooses local school to receive funding (Saltburn Learning Campus News)
Redcar & Cleveland College Staff and Students Hop on their Bikes for Charity
‘The future of children’s education is at stake’: Headteachers’ fears over ‘scandalous’ funding cuts (GazetteLive)
Knights & Dragons come to Coast & Country’s Westfield Farm Community Hub (NE Connected)

South Tyneside
South Tyneside primary school gets thumbs-up from Ofsted inspectors (Shields Gazette)
South Tyneside pupils join Durham Cathedral music celebration (Shields Gazette)
How a project is inspiring pupils in South Tyneside (Shields Gazette)
Mum’s concern for girl’s health over loo break dispute (Shields Gazette)

Top Award Announced at Stockton Children’s Book of the Year Ceremony (NE Connected)

What Sunderland College’s merger with Hartlepool means for jobs, its campus and its name (ChronicleLive)
Symphony of Sound and Study (NE Connected)
Sunderland headteachers want parental support to fight ‘£14million funding crisis’ (Sunderland Echo)
Outstanding nursery is hit for six after latest Ofsted report (Sunderland Echo)

Tyneside school so skint it sends staff on playground hunt for pupils’ lost dinner money (ChronicleLive)