Ladies and gentlemen, you’re almost there… only 28 more sleeps to go until that well-earned, long-awaited, highly-anticipated Christmas break. You’re doing an incredible job so far, truly.
This autumn term has been… interesting. Hey, working in the education sector is a lot of things, but at least nobody can say it’s boring.
A Head Teacher from the North East won an award live on BBC's The One Show? This was not on our 2023 bingo card but my goodness, we’ll take it.
What an incredible achievement!
There is no sweeter feeling than supporting a charitable cause and seeing your efforts make a real difference to the community.
That was the case for the caring children of St Columba’s in Wallsend, after they were able to see the results of their charity fundraising close-up when a new ambulance – courtesy of their fundraising efforts – visited their school’s playground.
What do you get when you cross St Bede’s Catholic Primary School with a cross country championship?
A cross country championship title for a second consecutive year! Determined school pupils claimed the coveted title, running rings around the competition at the South Tyneside Cross Country Championships. True trailblazers in every sense of the word.
Teaching English is what Tiegan has wanted to do since starting her A levels, and seeing as her name is Tiegan English, we’d go as far as to say that’s fate!
Yes, with a name like Miss English, it was perhaps inevitable that the 21-year-old from Sunderland would choose this particular career path.
Let’s start with three big cheers for Katie Ferguson, who has been shortlisted as a candidate for the National School Business Leader of the Year Award!
Hooray, Katie! This is brilliant news.
Delighted to be throwing more good news your way, and this time, it’s from Houghton Community Nursery School!
The school, which is a large Local Authority (LA) maintained school, has achieved the IQM Inclusive School Award for Outstanding Education for Children.
This week marked Anti-Bullying Week, and as such, schools across the North East celebrated the occasion by MAKING NOISE and… WEARING ODD SOCKS?
If you somehow managed to miss this memo, hang on, we’ll explain.
Another outstanding secondary school in the North East? We’re not surprised to hear it, but we are absolutely thrilled.
Congratulations to St Mary’s Catholic School! The secondary school, based in Newcastle, received the highest Ofsted judgement of ‘Outstanding’ for all five key areas.
Art is too important not to share; impressively, for students from Washington Academy, their artwork is now on display at SunderLight!
The school, which is part of Consilium Academies, has been working with Wonder Made Wild to create three pieces of work for SunderLight, a new venture to deliver a community-based light event for Sunderland.
Schools in the North East are seeing significant increases in children and young people with profound additional needs, at the same time as significant decreases in overall pupil attendance.
The rapid rise in SEND students is adding to an already large backlog and this need is continuously going unmet, hampering educational outcomes for students.
If your day has felt particularly stressful, or even just a little bleak, we’ve got a wonderful story that will surely cheer you up…
Jack Dale, a superstar eight-year-old from Shotton Colliery’s Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School, took on a marathon challenge to raise over £1,000 for a cause close to his heart.