How pupils at a South Tyneside school are making maths lessons rock

Budding mathematicians are rocking through their times-tables thanks to an upbeat programme at a South Tyneside school.

Principal Alan Hardie has written to parents and carers asking for financial help for Whitburn Church of England Academy.

School asks parents for a tenner a month as it faces a funding crisis

A school is asking parents to make a suggested donation of £10 a month to combat Government cuts.

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Harton Primary School "Canny Friday" food collection

Charity can bank on children to help food stocks

Pupils learning about how people can help them led to the launch of a project which will see them feed those most in need.

Martin Clephane headteacer at St James' RC Primary School in Hebburn.

South Tyneside primary school gets thumbs-up from Ofsted inspectors

A South Tyneside primary schoool has been given the seal of approval from Ofsted inspectors.

School pupils from across South Tyneside at Durham Cathedral

South Tyneside pupils join Durham Cathedral music celebration

Hundreds of pupils from across South Tyneside joined together to take part in a musical celebration at Durham Cathedral.

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Easington Village Church of England Primary School headteacher Andrea Swift with pupils.

Triple success for primary school

Staff and students at a primary school are celebrating a trio of awards.

How a project is inspiring pupils in South Tyneside

How a project is inspiring pupils in South Tyneside

Children and young people are being given a helping hand to fulfil their potential with the launch of a new social enterprise.

Zoe Boyle with daughters Felicity, left, and Zeya, unhappy with Harton Primary School.

Mum’s concern for girl’s health over loo break dispute

A mum says a school’s toilet break policy is denying her daughter a “basic human right.”

Children from Cleadon Church of England Academy taking part in the 'Walking Bus' initiative.

Pupils help cut congestion at school

Children at Cleadon Church of England Academy have been taking part in a ‘Walking Bus’ initiative to help reduce congestion around the school.

South Tyneside College.

Job security tops South Shields college merger plan concerns

Job protection and education standards have topped the list of concerns by teaching staff over the proposed merger of South Tyneside college with its counterpart in North Tyneside.

Stanhope Primary School cook Lynn Curtin ahead of International School Meals Day.
Children from left Cody Headley,4, Bisma Khawaja, 9, Jaspreet Singh, 9, Jessica Paul, 7 and Emily Kouhy

Pupils at a South Tyneside school tuck into meals from across the globe

Pupils at a South Tyneside school enjoyed a taste of the world.

Pupils and staff celebrate their award.

Pupils at South Shields school are just quality

Staff and pupils at a South Tyneside school are celebrating after scooping a prestigious education award.

The Word, Market Place South Shields

Author wins a key role

An Hartlepool author has been appointed Writer in Residence at South Tyneside’s newest cultural venue.

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Bamburgh School.

Heartfelt tributes to much-loved woman who died after collapsing at school in South Shields

Tributes have been paid to a woman who has died after collapsing at the school where she worked.

The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has analysed the impact of the new National Funding Formula for schools nationwide.

South Tyneside schools set to benefit from new funding formula

South Tyneside schools will be almost £3million better off under new funding rules, says an education thinktank.

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Coun John McCabe

South Tyneside schools are success story

The performance of schools across South Tyneside will be in the spotlight at a key meeting next week.

South Shields Community School pupil Charlotte Collinson receives her award from, left to right, Gemma Maughan, Pat McDougall, associate headteacher Hojab Zaheer, and Sgt Steve Prested.

Victims’ families help spread knife danger message to pupils

Two families who saw their lives ripped apart by knife crime are reaching out to young people to spread the message ‘Knives Ruin Lives.’

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Air ambulance called to grounds of South Tyneside school

A woman had to be airlifted to hospital after collapsing in the grounds of a South Tyneside school.
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Students testing a vehicle at the Skills Academy for Sustainable Manufacturing and Innovation.

Youngsters put on road to success in six-day challenge at Nissan

Youngsters hope they are on the road to successful careers after taking part in a six-day challenge.

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