Quick links to regional news


Students donate to Darlington foodbank (Darlington & Stockton Times)

Awesome Allotment: Abbey School pupils prepare feast for parents from their new allotment (Darlington & Stockton Times)

Open day for newly-refurbished nursery with ‘outstanding’ links (Darlington & Stockton Times)

Woman supplied counterfeit cigarettes from her ice cream van outside a primary school, court hears (The Northern Echo)


Belmont pupil Alice to read war poem at Durham Cathedral Festival of Remembrance (Durham Times)

Durham girls plant bulbs to tackle polio (Durham Times)

Teaching assistants in County Durham facing ‘life changing’ pay cuts of up to £5000 (ChronicleLive)

Teaching assistants in County Durham will be “devalued” by plans to cut their pay, union says (Darlington & Stockton Times)

First Quidditch tournament staged in Durham over weekend (Durham Times)

Celebrating past and future in Bowburn (Durham Times)

Students visit Buckingham Palace for national conference (Sunderland Echo)

Nature-loving school honoured with Durham Wildlife Trust award (Sunderland Echo)


From Gateshead to Balamory and back (BDaily)


Hartlepool project promises a first-class education for every learner (Hartlepool Mail)

School comes together to support Hartlepool family hit by suspected arson attack (Hartlepool Mail)


‘We just did what we had to do’ say teens who helped OAP who had fallen off bike (GazetteLive)

Money lessons for youngsters as ethical banking gets £50,000 grant (Darlington & Stockton Times)

Remarkable turnaround at Tees School (Darlington & Stockton Times)

Thousands of children in Middlesbrough to be taught under new Catholic academy trust (GazetteLive)

New early years facility for two-year-olds officially opened in Middlesbrough (GazetteLive)


North East businesses should consider interns, says head of business school (ChronicleLive)

New creative traineeship programme for 16-18 year olds launches in Newcastle (ChronicleLive)

North Tyneside

Schools are among the best in country (News Guardian)

Head dismisses school report (News Guardian)


Could a new school and leisure centre be built on the Morpeth County Hall site? (ChronicleLive)

Lowick pupils need help with memorial research (Northumberland Gazette)

Proposals for new schools campus and leisure centre in Northumberland town unveiled (Northumberland Gazette)

Plans to introduce 20mph limits outside Northumberland schools (Northumberland Gazette)

Youngsters enjoy the great outdoors (Northumberland Gazette)

Pupils join polio campaign (Northumberland Gazette)

Pupils shine in scheme (News Post Leader)

Pedalling up more funds (News Post Leader)

Pupils provide the bear necessities (Hexham Courant)

Redcar & Cleveland

Were you there? 48 archive pictures of pupils at Laurence Jackson School in Guisborough (GazetteLive)

Your School: Wheatlands Primary School, Redcar (GazetteLive)

South Tyneside

South Shields stage school kicks off panto season with Snow White (Shields Gazette)


Teacher’s exhibits Rocky Horror tribute cake at international show (Darlington & Stockton)


Rolls-Royce introduces primary school children to life in engineering (ChronicleLive)

Sunderland-born England star Jill Scott aims to inspire next generation (Hartlepool Mail)

Sunderland’s new £29m college campus reaches milestone (Sunderland Echo)


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