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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

The Kevin, Katie and other carrot friends display at Children's Choice Nursery in Whitley Bay.

Carrot capers at Whitley Bay nursery

Everyone loves a great romance and tots in Whitley Bay are no exception – even when it comes to carrots.

Neil Brown, of North Tyneside Council, and Sarah Wallace, of Cullercoats Primary School, with Year Six pupils.

Children to spend the day offline

Schoolchildren will turn off their technology and go on a digital diet.

Pictured, from left, are headteacher at Appletree Gardens First School Jill Burrell, pupils Layland Bertram and Mia Ram, and North Tyneside Elected Mayor Norma Redfearn.

First schools book a place in literary support initiative

Two first schools have turned a new chapter in their support of children’s literacy.

Ron Henderson from TT2 and teacher Gemma Wynn with the children from Stephenson Memorial Primary School, who are heading off to China thanks to a TT2 donation.

Tunnels operator sets children up for an Oriental adventure

Young North Tyneside pupils are set for the trip of a lifetime, and the Tyne Tunnels operator is helping to send them on their way.

Students from St Thomas More Roman Catholic Academy enjoyed a trip to Cambodia.

An unforgettable trip to Cambodia for North Shields students

This summer, 21 students from St Thomas More Roman Catholic Academy, in North Shields, went on an unforgettable month-long expedition to Cambodia. Here is an account of the eye-opening trip, written by Year 12 pupil Macy Russell.

Cai Johnson, seven, with the Green Tree Schools Award platinum level given to Percy Main Primary in North Shields by the UK's largest woodland conservation charity, the Woodland Trust.

Primary school goes platinum for nature

A North Shields primary school has become only the second in the North East to scoop a prestigious award for its efforts in encouraging youngsters into nature.

Northumbria School of English students at Whitley Bay.

Biggest success for Whitley Bay class of 2017

A Whitley Bay English language school has had its best summer since 2008 with large numbers of students arriving from Europe, the Middle East and the Far East.

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