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Pupils complete a parkrun takeover

Around 300 children took to the seafront on Sunday morning to take part in Marine Park First School’s ‘takeover’ of Whitley Bay junior parkrun.

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Mortimer Community College speed dating business event.

South Shields pupils enjoy business-themed speed dating event

A business-themed speed dating event has helped students at a South Tyneside school find out more about the world of work.

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Pupils at King Edward Primary School hosted their annual Science Fair to celebrate National Science Week.

North Shields pupils showcase their scientific talents

Young science ambassadors helped showcase their talents to residents.

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Pupils from Norham High School's Ride to Rome team who covered 1,400 miles in just a week.

North Shields pupils gear up for epic 1,400-mile challenge

A group of students have got on their bike to go the distance of an epic challenge.

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From left: Michael Whale, plant manager of MSD; pupils William, Charlie, George, Ayan and George; and headteacher John Newport.

Grant is blooming good for garden

Marden Bridge Middle School, in Whitley Bay, has received a grant of almost £30,000.

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Niamh Hughes with Secretary of State Damien Hinds.

Student is recognised for service

Pupil Niamh Hughes, of St Thomas More RC Academy in North Shields, recently attended a prize-giving ceremony in London. Here is her report.

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North Tyneside Council and Northumbria Police carry out visits as part of Operation Harmony.

Working in harmony for the borough

Early morning visits have been paid to the parents of young people associated with crime and anti-social behaviour on a North Tyneside estate.

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Poppy Arnold (front left) and Abbie Armstrong (front right) with Elected Mayor Norma Redfearn (back left) and North Tyneside MP Mary Glindon

Youth politicians take their places

Young people in North Tyneside have been to the polls to elect their next Young Mayor and Member of UK Youth Parliament (MYP).

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Sports academy scores £1,000 boost

A specialist school supporting youngsters with mental health, behavioural or attendance issues through sport, has been awarded £1,000.

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Valley Gardens Middle School pupils and staff pictured with academics from Northumbria's department of mechanical and construction engineering.

Visit helps pupils with mini F1 cars

Pupils from a school in Whitley Bay visited Northumbria University to quiz aerodynamic experts ahead of an engineering competition.

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Steve Wilson, headteacher of Whitley Bay High School. Picture by Nick Convery/Canny Pictures.

Head teacher appointed as national leader

After another set of excellent exam results, Whitley Bay High School head teacher, Steve Wilson, has been named a National Leader in Education.

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Children's Choice Nursery in Monkseaton has received a Millie's Mark - a new quality mark.

Nursery’s first aid work is on the mark

A Monkseaton nursery has received national recognition for going above and beyond the minimum requirements in paediatric first aid.

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Cullercoats Primary School, winners of a LEGO competition.

LEGO fun for local school children

Teams from Cullercoats Primary School, pictured, and Riverside Primary School were winners at a FIRST LEGO League tournament.

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Sir James Knott Nursery garden in Tynemouth.

Dig in to help out at nursery garden

Green-fingered volunteers are being asked to help give a North Tyneside nursery school’s garden and play area a makeover.

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Pupils in the new YMCA day nursery.

YMCA opens new day nursery

YMCA North Tyneside has opened a day nursery for young children in North Shields.

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Ben Bartlett, right, shows children from King Edward's Primary School a selection of sustainable fish, with James Witts from North Tyneside Council's catering department.

Council hopes to scoop first ‘plaice’

Year 5 pupils at King Edwards Primary School took part in a workshop to celebrate North Tyneside Council being shortlisted for a national award.

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Niamh Waters and Anna Jones have been offered Oxbridge places.

Oxbridge beckons academy students

Two North Tyneside students have been offered places to study at Oxbridge.

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Pupils with Chris Price, Andrew Coleman and Dylan McIntyre from Robertson Construction.

Pupils win prize for Spanish City model

Marine Park First School in Whitley Bay is one of the winners of the Honor Goodsite’s Big Build competition, run by the Considerate Contractors Scheme.

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Ambassador roles for local teenagers

Three remarkable North Tyneside teenagers have been chosen to be regional youth board representatives for the youth empowerment programme National Citizen Service (NCS).

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