Schools North East News

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Farewell to ‘inspiring’ Dame Maura Regan DBE OBE DL

Farewell to ‘inspiring’ Dame Maura Regan DBE OBE DL (21st July, 2022)

Last week, Heads, teachers, governors, school staff, and students from across the North East gathered to give thanks to Trust CEO and Schools North East Trustee Dame Maura Regan DBE as she celebrated her upcoming retirement after an incredible 43 years in education.

Community Foundation funds projects throughout the region

Community Foundation funds projects throughout the region (21st July, 2022)

During 2021/2022, Schools North East partnered with the Community Foundation to make £110,000 of funding available for Tyne & Wear schools looking to develop their cultural, sporting or careers provision for disadvantaged and looked-after children.https://twitter.com/SCHOOLSNE

North East school SHINEs with new Ofsted grade

North East school SHINEs with new Ofsted grade (21st July, 2022)

As the school year comes to an end, North East Schools are speaking up with pride about their new Ofsted ratings. Springfield Academy, part of The Education Village Academy Trust in Darlington recently achieved a higher grade of ‘good’ following their previous ratings of ‘requires improvement’ in both 2018 and 2016. All schools within The Education Village trust are now on a rating of ‘good’.

Have a Great Summer. You’ve earned it!

Have a Great Summer. You’ve earned it! (21st July, 2022)

This week, Schools North East has been reaching out to the region’s schools to offer our thanks for the amazing work we have seen this year. Chris Zarraga, Director of Schools North East, sent the following message to all North East school staff in recognition of their superb performance throughout one of the most difficult years schools have seen to date: