Quick links to regional news


Star schoolboy sets attendance record with 1,167 days in Darlington primary school (The Northern Echo)

Darlington-born teacher dedicated to helping children with behavioural issues rewarded with MBE (The Northern Echo)


Tanfield Lea Community Primary School gets top play award (The Northern Echo)

Durham primary schools take part in art competition (The Northern Echo)

Primary school cancels trip to ‘high risk’ central London (The Northern Echo)

Cockfield Primary School pupils celebrate national award (The Northern Echo)

Fun day boosts Evenwood school’s climbing frame funds (The Northern Echo)

Hundreds of children inspired by museum’s project (The Northern Echo)

School Friends fund lifesaving kit and course at Tudhoe St Charles (The Northern Echo)


Gateshead College named best in region and fourth in country for success (NE Times Magazine)

Programme of structural change at Gateshead school leads to early improvement (NE Connected)


Hartlepool primary school set for expansion after huge rise in pupil numbers (Hartlepool Mail)

Leaders at Hartlepool mosque where trip was cancelled say it is a ‘safe place’ (Hartlepool Mail)

Hartlepool man cubs are kings of the swingers (Hartlepool Mail)

Parents can find out more about summer holiday childcare programme (Hartlepool Mail)


School once slammed for being inadequate taking ‘effective action’ to improve (The Gazette)


School shake up: Broadway East First could expand to offer space for children at Gosforth Great Park (The Chronicle)

Cragside Primary School in High Heaton is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year (The Chronicle)

Inspiring deaf children’s choir spare their time to raise money for The Sunshine Fund (The Chronicle)

Sir Charles Parsons School needs you to Go Bananas to get specialist playground equipment (The Chronicle)

North Tyneside:

Whitley Bay pupils have a wheel-y good time with bike challenge (News Guardian)

Unique Cullercoats summer school is launched (News Guardian)


Future of £9m school proposal is up in the air (Northumberland Gazette)

Meet the classroom helpers giving Northumberland school pupils paws for thought (The Chronicle)

Redcar and Cleveland:

Headteacher warns of legal action over social media allegations made against Nunthorpe Academy (The Gazette)

South Tyneside:

New £10,000 woodland trail area launched at school in Jarrow (Shields Gazette)

Primary school youngsters in South Shields artwork tribute to Manchester bomb victims (Shields Gazette)

Creative Boldon kids give a final push for arts award’s record-breaking year (Shields Gazette)

South Shields business boss thanked for support to Marine School (Shields Gazette)


School struck by tragic deaths of pupils praised after inspection amid concerns (The Gazette)

Plans to merge Stockton Riverside College with Darlington College scrapped after years of talks (The Gazette)


Gladiators ready: Sunderland schoolchildren take on reading challenge (Sunderland Echo)

Talented youngsters take to the stage for Sunderland’s annual school dance festival (Sunderland Echo)

Sunderland pupils learn how to stay safe while surfing (Sunderland Echo)

Free swimming lessons offered to Sunderland school children as part of Drowning Prevention Week (Sunderland Echo)