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Polite pupils hailed as credit to Jarrow school in ‘good’ report

A school has pledged it will go from “strength to strength” as it celebrates a “good” grading from inspectors.

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Whitburn Academy staff, Judith McKie (left) and Jade Norris.

Science staff at South Tyneside school clinch national award

Staff at a South Tyneside school beat stiff competition to clinch a national award.

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Deadline day looms for parents to apply for primary school places in South Tyneside

The deadline for parents to apply for their child's primary school place is fast approaching.
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South Shields School children turning their hands to Japanese.

Pupils turning Japanese at South Tyneside school

Youngsters at a South Tyneside school are enjoying a taste of the Orient.

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South Tyneside College barbering lecturers Donna Easton and Allan Stone, centre, with students in the new-look facilities.

South Tyneside College aims to be a cut above the rest

College bosses in South Tyneside have sharpened barber training by doubling the size of its salon.

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Lindsey Whiterod has been awarded a CBE, four years after receiving an MBE.

New Year Honours: CBE for South Tyneside College boss

A South Tyneside education boss has been awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours list.

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Sasha with her winning design.

Christmas cracker for schoolgirl as drawing wins national prize

Talented South Tyneside schoolgirl Sasha Kane has created a Christmas masterpiece to win a national digital drawing competition.

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Hundreds of children in the borugh do not have a single book

Shock figures show that 1,660 kids in South Tyneside do not own a book

More than 1,600 children in South Tyneside do not own a book of their own at home, shocking new research has revealed.

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David Hall in the workshop and, inset, one of the charitys creations

South Tyneside charity aims to carve out new business

A charity which helps homeless people in South Tyneside is carving itself a new niche – selling upmarket restored furniture.

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James Burman of the Foundation of Light, back row forth right, with Ford Aerospace Chairman, Geoff Ford and employees who will be backing the Beacon in 2018

South Tyneside Engineering firm backs Sunderland’s Foundation of Light project

One of the North East’s most respected and successful engineering companies has chosen to shed a little light in aid of charity.

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Sunderland manager and players make surprise Christmas visit to Bradley Lowery’s classmates

Christmas came early for primary school pupils when footballing celebrities dropped by.

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The research relies heavily on predicted grades and personal statements.

University application process ‘puts poorer students at a disadvantage’

Poor teenagers are being put at a disadvantage by the current university application system, which relies heavily on predicted grades and personal statements, it has been suggested.

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How data laws are costing schools in South Tyneside £100,000

Schools in cash-strapped South Tyneside are missing out on up to £100,000 a year to support disadvantaged pupils, a report has revealed.

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Six Year 13 pupils who were involved in the process accepted the award on behalf of the school.

School is top of the class after earning ‘world-class’ mark

A school is celebrating being top of the class after becoming just one of 60 in England to earn a prestigious award.

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Maximo Park on stage

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.
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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.

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