South Tyneside students get advice from band frontman

The singer of hit North East band Maximo Park gave a musical masterclass to students in South Tyneside.

St Peter's and Paul's RC Primary School

Top marks for South Shields primary school from inspectors

It’s all good at a primary school in South Tyneside after an inspection by education watchdogs.

St Bede's RC Primary School on top for league table.
 Front headteacher Nicole Park. Back from left Year 6 Maths teacher Nicola Mackley and English teacher Carol Devine.

South Tyneside primary youngsters above national average

Youngsters across South Tyneside are celebrating a good set of results.

Performance tables for South Tyneside primary schools have been published today

New South Tyneside primary school league tables published: How do they rank?

New tables showing the number of primary school pupils in South Tyneside reaching the expected standard in reading, writing and maths have been published today.
South Tyneside College students who collected good for the homeless

South Tyneside students help homeless charity

Criminology students at South Tyneside College have proved they are clued up on helping the homeless this Christmas.

Headteacher Elizabeth Hayes outside Boldon School.

School fails to reach good standard for more than a decade

A local school is one of 130 in the country which has failed to be rated as ‘good’ by education watchdogs for more than ten years.

Ofsted has visited South Shields School.

South Shields School has ‘clear’ vision for improvement, say inspectors

Leaders at a South Tyneside comprehensive have a clear vision for improvement after being rated as inadequate by Ofsted.

Whitburn CE Academy students, Robyn Wilson, Dominic Corr, Callan Matthews, Hannah Buchanan, Jerin Juby and Matthew Laverick.

School is officially world class after wowing award judges

A South Tyneside school is celebrating being dubbed world class.

Less than a third of North East students are likely to go to university

Chances of going to university depend on where school leavers live

A school leaver's chances of going to university depend heavily on where they live, new figures suggest.

Headteacher Chris Rue with the Investor in People award

School celebrates Investors in People award

Staff and governors at a South Tyneside School are celebrating being presented with a prestigious award.

Fellgate Primary School, Jarrow.

Tensions between school staff and leaders highlighted in Ofsted report

A South Tyneside school’s leadership has been criticised by Ofsted amid accusations of instability and turbulence that have contributed to a fall in education standards.

Staff and children at Sue Hedley Nursery School celebrate their "outstanding" rating from Ofsted.

Nursery hailed as ‘outstanding’ by inspectors for fifth time in a row

Staff at a South Tyneside nursery are celebrating once again after inspectors rated it as “outstanding”.

Whitburn Village Primary School

Education bosses say primary school must do better

An education watchdog says a South Tyneside primary school must do better.

Pupils at South Shields School take part in a diversity event.

South Tyneside students brush up on career choices

Hundreds of youngsters at a South Tyneside school have been learning about the world of work.

Harton Academy pupil Scott Morrow was highly commended  in the Young Geographer of the Year competition. Pictured with  explorer Alastair Humphreys.

South Shields pupil wows judges to win award in Young Geographer of the Year competition

A South Shields student has blown away judges at the Royal Geographical Society with a project on his favourite place.

The rugby club urged its members to 'expect a confrontation bigger than the Battle of Orgreave', pictured.

Durham students provoke outrage with 'Thatcher's Government vs Miners' event

Students at a Durham University college have provoked a storm of criticism after planning a social night recreating the animosity of the Miners' Strike.

St Wilfrid's executive headteacher Brendan Tapping, left, with Lucy Atkinson and head of PE Paul Riddle.

South Shields school gives award in honour of Liam Curry

A new award honouring Liam Curry, who died in the Manchester bomb attack has been given to a Team GB acrobat who judges say shares his life-affirming characteristics.

Pupils show off their work at the art exhibition.

South Tyneside school pupils get arty as exhibition provides splash of colour

Arty youngsters provided a splash of colour as they showed off their handiwork at a South Tyneside library.

Students taking part in Movember

Students show support for Movember campaign

Fake moustaches - but genuine concern - came together when staff and students at South Tyneside College showed support for the Movember health campaign.

Education played a key role in Labours election manifesto.

Stephen Hepburn MP: Outstanding schools are a necessity, not a luxury

I’ve every faith in the next generation after visiting another wonderful local school, this time Cleadon Church of England Academy.

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