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Thousands of exam papers checked to avoid causing distress after Manchester terror attack

More than 2,000 exam papers were combed through for potentially distressing content in the wake of the terror attack in Manchester.
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Toner Avenue School cook Carol Robinson, with Clive Walker, Cllr Joan Atkinson, and pupils Matthew Burrell, Alisha Vaughan, and Connor Coyne.

South Tyneside school cooks serve up success

A school kitchen team in South Tyneside school has been named the nation’s best - for serving ever more pupils in the fastest possible time.

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Fred Baron, who has died aged 89.

Tributes after teacher who devoted his life to helping deaf and blind students thrive dies aged 89

An award-winning teacher who helped hundreds of deaf and blind people across the region has died aged 89.

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Young people enjoy party games at event organised by students at Hebburn Comprehensive School.

Students have the key to help others

It was a night to remember for a group of disadvantaged young people thanks to the support of a group of Hebburn students.

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Parents are being urged to warn children about the dangers of electricity.

Power danger warning to South Tyneside parents

Parents across South Tyneside are being urged to remind children to stay away from potential electrical dangers.

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Dr Martin Raby, principal of CCAD

Scrapping student fees would not be the best value for education, says Hartlepool college principal

Scrapping higher education fees for students would not present the best value for education or young people, a Hartlepool college chief has said.
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Keelmans Way School work experience pupils

Students get a taste for the world of work during job placements

Students at a South Tyneside school have been introduced to the world of work in a bid to boost their employability skills.

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Youngsters enjoy getting messy at one of the sessions.

Party to round off a colourful year for art club

An activity club has chalked up its first year of fun of sessions.

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Monkton Junior School headteacher Stuart Johnson retrires after 25 year service

Teacher says goodbye to the South Shields school where he started his career

Pupils, staff and parents joined forces to throw a surprise picnic to say farewell to a much-loved headteacher as he retires from his post after 25 years as a teacher.

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Good Ofsted for Hebburn Comprehensive School, assistant headteacher Colin Laughton with pupils

South Tyneside pupils praised in school’s latest Ofsted report

Pupils have been praised by education watchdogs as they rate a South Tyneside comprehensive school as ‘good’

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The proportion of firsts handed out by UK universities has soared. Picture: PA.

How many first-class degrees are being awarded by North East universities?

The proportion of firsts handed out by UK universities has soared, with a third of institutions now grading at least one in four degrees with the top honour.

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Coun Joan Atkinson (right) and Jane Kysow, pictured with the REAL Parent Volunteers.

Raising rates of literacy in South Tyneside

A project aimed at raising the literacy standards of South Tyneside children is paying dividends.

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The announcement was made today. Picture: PA.

State pension age to rise to 68 seven years earlier than planned

The state pension age will rise from 67 to 68 from 2037, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has announced.

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Proms 2017: 8 pictures from South Shields Community School

Thousands of students across the region have been getting their glad rags on to see in the end of the school year in style.
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Proms 2017: 21 pictures from Jarrow School

Thousands of students across the region have been getting their glad rags on to see in the end of the school year in style.
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Proms 2017: 25 pictures from Mortimer College

Thousands of students across the region have been getting their glad rags on to see in the end of the school year in style.
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Proms 2017: 16 pictures from Boldon School

Thousands of students across the region have been getting their glad rags on to see in the end of the school year in style.
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Pupils put their cooking skills to the test

Students from a Jarrow school put their culinary skills to the test

Students from a South Tyneside school cooked up a storm in the kitchen after putting their culinary skills to the test.

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Sensory science at South Shields Museum

Mini scientists take on learning trail at South Shields Museum

Mini scientists have been enjoying a special visit to South Shields Museum and Art Gallery.

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Joe Stewart with his books outside St Peter's Church in Monkwearmouth.

Hebburn man’s new book follows a teenage Venerable Bede

A retired teacher is continuing to spread the word about Venerable Bede - looking at his teenage life.

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