School reaches out its support to disabled children in Africa

A special school in North Tyneside has stepped forward to help disabled children in Africa.

Youngsters taking part in the safety session at Marine Park First School.

Police help Whitley Bay youngsters stay safe

Schoolchildren in Whitley Bay enjoyed a hands-on class safety session with Northumbria Police recently.

TyneMet students Aaron Armstrong and Liam Surtees, with David Simm of ScanTime Engineering.

College teams up with business to boost engineering training

Two aspiring engineers have switched on to training after sailing through a tough industry course.

Pupils from Holystone Primary School visit North East BT Local Business.

North Tyneside pupils learn the language of computers

Tech savvy youngsters took learning out of the classroom to crack computer coding.

Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening. Picture by Richard Ponter

Date announced for the launch of tax-free childcare

Millions of parents can pre-register from today for the Government’s new childcare offers, with around 90,000 families in the North East set to be eligible for tax-free childcare.


Whitley Bay netballers on target for national final

Sporty schoolgirls have netted a place in a national final.

Two pupils from Kings Priory School present Lisa Jones, from the NSPCC, with a cheque from their fund-raising efforts.

Kings Priory’s fantastic fund-raising efforts

Fantastic fund-raising pupils have been putting their best feet forward in aid of a national children’s charity.

Chancellor Philip Hammond

Budget 2017: Calls to tackle schools funding and unleash North East potential

The North East’s business group is calling on the Chancellor to ‘unleash the region’s potential’, while a schools group is urging him to ‘tackle the funding crisis’.

Joe Hakin, front far right, at the SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year contest.

Apprentice Joe shows his skills in regional electrical competition

A hard-working Whitley Bay student has shown he has the spark for electrical engineering after taking part in a top competition.

Whitley Bay High School at the North East regional final of Coca-Cola European Partners Real Business Challenge. Picture by Matt Stephens/Solent News

Students impress with advert for Special Olympics

Students are enjoying the sweet taste of success.

TyneMet students with the new machinery from Nestle and Eriks.

TyneMet fine tunes engineering courses with donation

A new college training course is running like clockwork, thanks to support from businesses.

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Some of the competitors in the School Games Sportshall Athletics Finals in South Shields.

Sporty North Tyneside students strike gold

Sporty North Tyneside students were in the medals at the School Games Sportshall Athletics Finals.

Paul Brown, graphic designer at TyneMet, George Young, director SOS Group, and Stephen Butters, senior software, server and end user computing administrator, TyneMet.

Print deal is renewed

A print service provider has certainly made a good impression on TyneMet College.

Some of the Year 12 and 13 students at the St Thomas More sixth form Pink Day.

All’s rosy for sixth form fund-raiser

Sixth form students in North Shields are tickled pink with their fund-raising efforts.

Coun John Stirling presents the Eco Schools Green Flag to the Eco Team and teacher Ellie Clarke.

Eco students earn coveted award

Young eco-enthusiasts are celebrating after securing a coveted award for the third time.

Staff and pupils at Beacon Hill School take delivery of their new wheelchair accessible minibus.

Minibus gives lift to disabled pupils

Pupils are on the road to new opportunities after taking delivery of a minibus.

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Year 6 pupils test out Bedlingtonshire High School

Pupils put ‘big school’ to the test

Primary school pupils have been given an early taste of secondary school life.

TyneMet uniformed services students attended an open day at the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

Students fired up by Fusiliers

Uniformed services students know the drill when it comes to assault courses.

Codie Nichols has become an apprentice with Newcastle United Foundation.

Codie’s into coaching

A sporty student has netted her dream apprenticeship with Newcastle United Foundation.

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