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Valour Multi Academy Trust Get Creative

Valour Multi Academy Trust Get Creative (27th March, 2020)

Children from Valour Multi Academy Trust Schools have used their arts and crafts skills to contribute to keeping people’s morale up.

Northern Saints Trust Try a New Way of Working

Northern Saints Trust Try a New Way of Working (27th March, 2020)

The staff at Northern Saints Catholic Education Trust have moved their work to Microsoft Teams after initiating a business continuity plan to ensure effective communication amongst staff.

Tablets and Supermarket Vouchers for struggling students

Tablets and Supermarket Vouchers for struggling students (27th March, 2020)

Sandhill View Academy are introducing new measures to their normal way of working in order to make their working day easier, after the announcement that schools will be closing .

Chillingham Road Primary Sing their Hearts out for the NHS

Chillingham Road Primary Sing their Hearts out for the NHS (27th March, 2020)

Students from Chillingham Road Primary School were filmed singing on school grounds the day before school closures as a way of showing their support for NHS workers.

£250,000 investment in North East schools to benefit disadvantaged children

£250,000 investment in North East schools to benefit disadvantaged children (9th March, 2020)

FIFTY North East schools have the opportunity to place cutting-edge technology at the heart of classroom learning thanks to a new partnership.
Education charity SHINE is investing more than £150,000 into the schools, in a bid to significantly boost pupil attainment and give teachers more time to teach.

Is your school poverty proof?

Is your school poverty proof? (5th November, 2014)

The Children’s Commission on Poverty has published it’s findings on the impact of poverty on school life. Building on the Poverty Proofing model started by Children North East and the NE Child Poverty Commission, the research found that the average cost of sending children to state school is £800.

Are schools facing the music?

Are schools facing the music? (19th September, 2014)

Music is booming in schools but poorer children may be missing out according to a new report by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.

Making Music, the most comprehensive survey of the learning, progression and teaching of musical instruments ever undertaken in the UK found that  76% of UK children aged 5-14 say they ‘know how to play an instrument’ compared with 41% in 1999