A primary school in South East Northumberland has taken its first steps towards becoming a certified ‘Eco School’ after receiving the FairAware Award from the Fairtrade Foundation.
The Department for Education released a summary of student attendance figures this week, showing a drop in all state-funded schools attendance.
The DfE released in-depth data this week on the National Tutoring Programme (NTP), with breakdowns by type of NTP delivery and by region. Previously, DfE had only released ad-hoc statistics.
The long awaited SEND review green paper was released this week. The SEND review sets out the government’s proposals for a system that ‘offers children and young people the opportunity to thrive, with access to the right support, in the right place, and at the right time, so they can fulfil their potential and lead happy, healthy and productive adult lives.’
Nearly 300 passionate NE schools’ educators gathered for the annual Schools North East Curriculum Conference yesterday, with delegates urged to develop the natural curiosity children have into effective and worthwhile learning. Delegates were joined by keynote speakers John Tomsett and Mick Waters and colleagues from NE schools delivering sessions on their curriculum.
The Schools White Paper was released this week, setting out the government’s plans ‘to make sure every child can reach the full height of their potential.’
An innovative new project is seeking to sharpen the science skills of hundreds of schoolchildren on Tyneside.
Broadway Junior School has been celebrating its hard work on ensuring that the mental health and wellbeing of their children, parents and staff is at the heart of everything they do. Deputy Head Teacher Nicola Walker said that ‘our aim is that we are happy, healthy and safe. This has been one of our main priorities even before the pandemic, and is even more important now that we are dealing with the after effects.’
Corporation Road Community Primary School in Darlington is proud to be helping its local community, while simultaneously battling food waste.
Schools have welcomed the news that the Department for Education has pledged £150 million to ensure every school in the country will access high-speed internet by 2025.
The Schools North East Patron’s Dinner 2020 took place yesterday, for the first time since March 2019, with over 300 Partner Schools joining us for the evening. The Patron’s Dinner is the most widely anticipated event that Schools North East hosts and in March 2020 it was cancelled just 2 days before it was scheduled, to great disappointment from guests and Schools North East team alike.
Schools North East would like to extend their congratulations to Partner School Haughton Academy in Darlington, as they celebrate being awarded a ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted for the first time in their history.