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Revealed: The North East schools classed as under-performing by the government

Here is a list of the North East schools listed among the 282 secondary schools in England found to be under-performing (defined as being below the Government's floor standard for 2016).
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Coun Joan Atkinson joins St Aloysius Primary Federation pupils Ethan Holmes and Jessica Kane, with cook in charge Judith Todd.

Peckish pupils use latest technology to choose favourite school meals

Peckish pupils in South Tyneside are using the latest technology to speed up lunch times and choose their favourite meals.

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Whitburn C of E Academy top of league tables
Principal Alan Hardie.

Find out how your child’s school has done in the latest league tables

A South Tyneside school is celebrating being top of the borough for the second year.

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St Bedes Primary School pupils are celebrating after achieving two awards.

South Shields pupils celebrate double award

Staff and pupils at a primary school in South Tyneside are celebrating after receiving two health and fitness awards.

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Arbeia Roman Fort

South Shields fort gets big cash boost

The Arbeia Roman Fort has scooped a £150,000 grant.

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Training company for people with leaning disabilities takes on homegrown apprentice

Training company for people with leaning disabilities takes on homegrown apprentice

A South Tyneside training company which works with people who have learning disabilities has recruited its first homegrown apprentice.

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Vera Baird

Scrapping sex education in schools 'huge blow to common sense,' says crime comissioner

Government plans to make teaching about sex, domestic abuse and LGBT issues compulsory in schools in England and Wales have been scrapped, in a move that Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Dame Vera Baird QC,  has described as a "huge blow to common sense ".

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Ashfield Nursery in the grounds of South Tyneside District Hospital.

Nursery at centre of safety row is praised by Ofsted

A South Tyneside nursery which was criticised by education bosses over child safety issues has been given a ‘good’ rating.

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Can you beat this spelling test?

Quiz: Can you spell better than a 9-year-old?

You might be able to spell Mississippi, but can you keep up with the brightest young spelling talent in the UK?
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Taking care over your UCAS form could lead to the university course of your dreams.

Five top tips to make your UCAS application outstanding

With the final UCAS deadline looming in mid-January, students are worrying about the application which will bag them a place on the university course of their dreams.

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Connor Marshall and Megan Morton with the new school logo.

South Shields pupils give school a new image

Pupils at a South Tyneside school are enjoying a whole new look after having their voices heard.

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Medal-winning stars ensure Hartlepool youngsters have splashing time at swim session

Medal-winning stars ensure Hartlepool youngsters have splashing time at swim session

Two paralympic medal-winning stars surprised a group of Hartlepool youngsters when they joined them at their weekly swimming session.

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Call for online safety classes as children left unprotected against online bullying and grooming

Children are being left to "fend for themselves" against dangers such as bullying and grooming in the digital world, the Children's Commissioner for England has claimed.

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New plans for studio in former Council depot.

Plan to make Hartlepool the Hollywood of the North with biggest UK film studio outside London

An ambitious plan to turn Hartlepool into a film and television production hub has been announced.

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Epinay Business and Enterprise School headteacher Hilary Harrison retires.

Big goodbye for headteacher who led school improvements

The retirement of a headteacher has marked the end of an era for a South Tyneside school.

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South Shields School trampoline squad members, L-R, Eve Blackburn and Emily Snell with a spring in their step.

South Tyneside youngsters jump for joy after competition success

Students are jumping for joy after taking the top places in a trampolining competition.

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New South Shields crossing aims to keep pupils safe

New South Shields crossing aims to keep pupils safe

Children at a school in South Tyneside are being kept safer by a new puffin crossing on a busy road.

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Hedworthfield Community Association.

Thumbs up for South Tyneside childcare club

A community group is celebrating being given the thumbs-up from Ofsted inspectors.

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Simonside Primary School pupils with the artwork donated to South Tyneside District Hospital to be displayed in the main reception of the accident and emergency department.

Pupils at Jarrow school donate artwork to South Tyneside District Hospital

Budding artists at a Jarrow school have paid tribute to the doctors and nurses at South Tyneside District Hospital by donating a piece of their artwork.

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