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Memorial garden for tragic South Shields youngster Jak Fada unveiled at his former school

The former school of tragic South Shields youngster Jak Fada has paid him a permanent tribute - with a memorial garden was opened in his honour.

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Hebburn Comprehensive School pupils will 100% attendance.'From left Joseph Wright, Megan Robson, Lauren Duff, Hannah McVittie and Phillip  Ward

Pupils praised for not missing a day of school in five years

Five dedicated pupils at a school in South Tyneside have been hailed as role models for not missing a day of school for five years.

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Kevin Maguire at Durham Miners' Gala

Honorary degree for South Shields-born political pundit Kevin Maguire

South Shields-born political pundit Kevin Maguire is to receive an honorary award for his contribution to journalism.

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Do you think mobile phones have a place in the classroom?

'They don't need them in school hours' - 17 things you said about banning mobile phones in the classroom

An overwhelming number of you have backed calls from a senior MP to ban mobile phones in classrooms.

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Would a ban benefit children?

Vote: Should mobile phones be banned in the classroom?

Head teachers across the UK should ban mobile phones in the classroom, the Culture Secretary has said.

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South Shields Community School

Ofsted bosses say things are looking up at ‘inadequate’ South Tyneside school

Education bosses say things are looking up for a South Tyneside school.

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Vote: Should university students have to sign a code of conduct for their behaviour?

Vote: Should university students have to sign a code of conduct for their behaviour?

Durham University students could be made to sign an American-style ‘honour code’.

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Happy youngsters cut the ribbon.

South Shields pupils on track for a healthier lifestyle

Youngsters at a South Tyneside school are putting their best feet forward for fitness.

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& Artist Julia Stafford (seated centre) and teacher Alison Quinn (standing

Pupils to see their stories in print as part of innovative arts project

Pupils from five South Tyneside schools are set to see their stories in print as part of an innovative arts project.

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Little Jems Nursery straff celebrate their win. Front, left to right, Vicki Moore, Jemma Coulter, Joanne Telford amd Theresa Purvis. Back, left to right, Dawn Williamson, Angie Symington and Stacie Lane.

Gazette’s Nursery of the Year 2018 winner revealed

A South Tyneside nursery is celebrating after being crowned the winners of the Gazette’s Nursery of the Year 2018 competition.

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Pupils from Hebburn Lakes Primary School help to plant up the Bede Burn, Monkton Flood Alleviation Scheme.

Pupils from a Hebburn primary school help spruce up area’s river banks

Youngsters from a South Tyneside Primary School have been getting close to nature to help create a community space following work to reduce the risk of flooding.

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Youngsters ar Marsden Primary celebrate the school's 'Good' Ofsted rating

‘Good’ news all round at primary school after inspector calls

Leadership cited as ‘inspirational’ has helped a South Tyneside school to maintain its ‘good’ Ofsted rating.

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South Tyneside College

Jobs set to go in South Tyneside College shake-up

Jobs are set to go as part of a shake-up of college services in South Tyneside.

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A free website for schools to advertise teacher vacancies is expected to be launched nationally this year. Pic: David Davies/PA.

Free website for teaching jobs to be piloted in the North East to help schools save money

A free website for schools to advertise teacher vacancies is expected to be launched nationally this year, the Department for Education has confirmed.

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A warm musical welcome awaits the ships.

How you could help Sunderland create a new world record - for singing

Sunderland is calling on the UK’s schoolchildren to join them in a world-record singing bid.

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St Wilfrid's RC College executive headteacher Brendan Tapping.

Support offered to students and staff as school mourns death of 16-year-old pupil

A school in South Tyneside is reaching out to support students after the sudden death of a 16-year-old pupil.

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A report found that 44% of children avoid using the toilet at school at some point.

Teachers 'spend a million hours a year' teaching primary pupils toilet hygiene

Primary school teachers lose more than a million hours of lesson time each year toilet-training children and teaching them basic hygiene, according to new research.
Education

School days in South Shields: Memories of Mortimer Comprehensive

They say they’re the best years of your life.

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Headteacher Elizabeth Hayes outside Boldon School.

School is still failing to make the grade - despite being told it must improve

A school is still failing to make the grade despite being told to improve.

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Tamzin Cummings during her demonstration

Masterclass leaves South Tyneside College students made up

A nationally recognised make up artist has returned to her roots to highlight her skills and inspire a new generation to follow in her footsteps.

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