Quick links to regional news


Would-be thieves flee empty-handed after targeting comprehensive school near Darlington (Northern Echo)


Cash boost offered to East Durham community groups providing children with school holiday activities (Northern Echo)

School fundraisers to host biggest event of the year and invites you to its summer fair in Spennymoor (Northern Echo)

Bishop Auckland youngsters look to protect the future for the next generation (Northern Echo)



Hartlepool schools are top of the class for Fairtrade support (Hartlepool Mail)

Hartlepool school celebrates Fairtrade status (Hartlepool Mail)

Hartlepool mum spared jail over children’s school attendance (Hartlepool Mail)


Jennie’s quirky film explains immigration with school kids’ interviews and ‘fuzzy felt’ explainers (The Gazette)


See how Heaton Manor School children helped to bring their community together at a peace walk (The Chronicle)

North Tyneside:

Young designers are on the road to success (News Guardian)

Summer fair to raise funds for school (News Guardian)

Pupils greenlight healthy eating (News Guardian)


Queen Elizabeth High and Hexham Middle School merger: Everything we know so far (The Chronicle)

Hexham schools merger could help prevent a £1m funding crisis – heads claim (The Chronicle)

OPINION: ‘Lack of openness over closure consultation’ (Northumberland Gazette)

Students show off their eye-catching bikes (Northumberland Gazette)

Redcar and Cleveland:

School to welcome visitors from the Far East

South Tyneside:

Pupils at a Jarrow primary school show dance skills at fundraiser (Shields Gazette)

School head pays tribute to murdered teacher (Shields Gazette)


New Sunderland school for children with special needs gets the go ahead (The Chronicle)

Plans for a new special free school for autistic children in Sunderland approved by council chiefs (Sunderland Echo)

Teacher at Sunderland school wins lifetime achievement award (Sunderland Echo)

Sunderland school sets pupils on path to employment (Sunderland Echo)