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 Aiming High Project inspiring schools in the North East

Aiming High Project inspiring schools in the North East (10th October, 2022)

The Standing Ovation Project, launched in Birmingham, has been in North East Schools this week, aiming to inspire and empower students by boosting self esteem and confidence through creative arts and pastoral support.

Lord Glenamara Award Winners Announced

Lord Glenamara Award Winners Announced (10th October, 2022)

Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s DfE Lord Glenamara awards.

Bank of England launch new English lesson resource

Bank of England launch new English lesson resource (10th October, 2022)

The Bank of England launched their new classroom resource for GCSE students at the Schools North East Annual Summit on Thursday. The resource is based on its successful economics book ‘Can’t We Just Print More Money?’.

Schools North East Annual Summit 2022

Schools North East Annual Summit 2022 (10th October, 2022)

A huge thank you to all the delegates, speakers and exhibitors who made this year’s Summit such a success.

 

Schools North East Annual Summit 2022

Schools North East Annual Summit 2022 (10th October, 2022)

A huge thank you to all the delegates, speakers and exhibitors who made this year’s Summit such a success.

 

Pupils thrive at Gibside School

Pupils thrive at Gibside School (30th September, 2022)

Congratulations to Gibside School in Gateshead on their recent ‘Outstanding’ grade from Ofsted .

Haltwhistle Primary School reopens after traumatic start to the school year

Haltwhistle Primary School reopens after traumatic start to the school year (30th September, 2022)

Commiserations to Haltwhistle Academy Primary School, which has suffered one of the toughest starts to the new academic year in the whole region. The school, part of the WISE Academies Trust, was subjected to an arson attack and  then serious flooding just as they were set to reopen after the summer holidays.

New DfE Ministerial Responsibilities Announced

New DfE Ministerial Responsibilities Announced (30th September, 2022)

This week, Prime Minister Liz Truss’ announced the new Education ministerial portfolios and responsibilities. As well as Secretary of State Kit Malthouse, the following portfolios were confirmed: Minister for Schools and Childhood Kelly Tolhurst; Minister of School Standards Jonathan Gullis; Minister of Skills Andrea Jenkyns; and Minister for the School and College System Baroness Barran MBE.

Successful Saints Scholars Programme helps to open door to University for South Tyneside students

Successful Saints Scholars Programme helps to open door to University for South Tyneside students (23rd September, 2022)

The Saints Scholars programme, funded by the Community Foundation and implemented at St. Wilfrid’s RC College in South Tyneside assisted students to gain aspirations of going to University.

Key Stage 2 data shows impact of the pandemic on disadvantaged children

Key Stage 2 data shows impact of the pandemic on disadvantaged children (23rd September, 2022)

The beginning of September saw the release of Key Stage 2 attainment data for the academic year 21/22. The DfE data release highlighted the widening gap between disadvantaged pupils and other children.

Growing North South gap

Growing North South gap (23rd September, 2022)

Over the summer, the North East received exam results that reflected a widening gap between the North and the South of the country.

North East Schools pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

North East Schools pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II (16th September, 2022)

This week, schools across the region have celebrated the life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.