Private schools dismiss claims they refuse to play sports against state schools as 'outrageous nonsense'
5:37pm Tuesday 25th November 2014
PRIVATE schools in the region have reacted with anger to Labour claims that they refuse to play sport against state schools – insisting it is plain wrong.
2:35pm Tuesday 25th November 2014
THE spotlight fell on a school’s freshest talent as new starters made their stage debut.
2:30pm Tuesday 25th November 2014
A PARLIAMENTARY candidate came face to face with voters of the future in a Question Time-style school debate.
11:58am Tuesday 25th November 2014
A SCHOOL teacher received a makeover in front of her pupils when she donated her tresses to a cancer support charity.
10:15am Tuesday 25th November 2014
AS principal of one of only four specialist sixth form colleges in the North-East, Tim Fisher can’t understand why there aren’t more of them.
6:39pm Friday 21st November 2014
A SECONDARY school is celebrating after being named the best in the region.
12:05pm Friday 21st November 2014
DURHAM Johnston Comprehensive School is the top state secondary in the North-East, according to The Sunday Times Parent Power guide.
2:51pm Wednesday 19th November 2014
STUDENTS from Stockton have been selling jam after setting up their own business.
1:48pm Friday 14th November 2014
YOUNG politicians from across the North East will gather in the House of Commons today (Friday, November 14) to debate the big issues facing young people around the UK.
3:50pm Thursday 13th November 2014
OFSTED inspectors have rated the quality of education provided by a Darlington secondary school as “inadequate”.
4:44pm Tuesday 11th November 2014
TOBY Chapman, a student from Stockton-on-Tees, has started life at an elite university thanks to the support of Lloyds Banking Group’s Scholars Programme.
4:38pm Tuesday 11th November 2014
ETON College, probably the most famous and exclusive public school in the UK, is targeting the North-East in a bid to attract more applicants from working class families.
12:04am Thursday 6th November 2014
AN assessment and marking boycott at Durham, Newcastle and York universities gets underway today as part of a row over proposed changed to staff pensions.
12:41pm Tuesday 4th November 2014
A NORTH-EAST nursing student who is also training to be in the army’s Reserve Forces has received a £2,500 award for her work.
12:41pm Tuesday 4th November 2014
Stockton North MP Alex Cunningham, who recently went back to his old school in Darlington as part of national Back to School Week, explains why he this is so important
1:20pm Tuesday 4th November 2014
SCHOOL sixth-formers are making the final arrangements as they prepare to help host their town’s annual firework display.
1:11pm Tuesday 4th November 2014
SIXTH-formers will be at the forefront of a new campaign to persuade other young people to use their vote.
3:47pm Friday 31st October 2014
LAVISH praise for students is among popular teaching practices not supported by evidence, according to a new report which reviews research on how to develop great teachers.
5:25pm Tuesday 28th October 2014
ACADEMICS will down tools and boycott marking from next week (Thursday, November 6), in a move likely to affect many students across the region.
'Shocking' number of primary school starters unable to put on coat or use toilet on own - Alan Milburn
6:10am Tuesday 21st October 2014
THE number of children who start school unable to go to the toilet or put on a coat by themselves is “shocking”, Alan Milburn has warned.