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Creative South Tyneside students have their work on display

Youngsters have had their egg-cellent artistic work on display in South Tyneside.

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National Offer Day is when parents find out if their children have been allocated places at their preferred primary school.

National Offer Day: What to do if you didn't get your first-choice primary school

Today is National Offer Day - when parents find out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred primary schools.

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South Tyneside College students Jade Haley and Donna Smith and lecturer Kathryn Parkin show off their certificates and trophy with competition judges, back left, Lee Stafford, centre, Mike Saunders and, right, Tony Woods.

South Shields college students show they are a cut above the rest at national contest

A hairdressing training centre in South Tyneside has been named one of the best in the country at a prestigious awards ceremony.

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South Shields School students enjoying their reading.

Reading is key to learning for students at South Shields school

The writing is on the wall for students striving to improve their literacy skills at a South Tyneside school.

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Will you benefit from the threshold changes?

600,000 graduates to benefit from changes to student loan repayments - how much will you save?

There has been a major change to the student loan scheme this week, with hundreds of thousands of graduates set to benefit.

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NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope photo issued by Durham University of the rich galaxy cluster Abell 3827, as researchers are back in the dark over what dark matter could be, after new observations cast doubt on a previous breakthrough.

Astronomers back in the dark over dark matter after new findings by Durham University team

Scientists are back in the dark over what dark matter could be, after new observations cast doubt on a previous breakthrough.

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The SBC School building in Jarrow

Shut down school was subject to police and council investigations just weeks before closing

A specialist school which closed suddenly last month had been subject to police and safeguarding investigations just weeks before, the Gazette can reveal.

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Green power at South Shields School.

South Shields pupils to get in the driving seat with green technology challenge

Bright young sparks at a school in South Tyneside are gearing up to design, build and race their very own electric super car.

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Who gets your vote?

Nursery of the Year 2018: Who gets your vote as the best in South Tyneside?

The search has begun for our Nursery of the Year 2018 and we need your help to compile the shortlist.

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Pupils at St Bede's RC Primary in South Shields with international athletes Lucy Turner and Scott Hall.

International athletes inspire South Shields pupils

A South Shields school enjoyed a memorable Sport Relief event where they were visited by two young international athletes.

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Photos on display at the Simonside Primary School photo exhibition the Customs House. Picture by Frank Reid

Primary school pupils’ work goes on display at South Shields arts venue

The thoughts and images of a group of primary school pupils on what makes a person beautiful have gone on display.

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Headteacher Michelle Lauder

School wins praise from Ofsted as inspection shows ‘good’ rating

A highly multi-cultural South Tyneside primary school has received a glowing Ofsted report.

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Pupils from Jarrow's Autistic Unit hit Sandhaven Beach to take part in a sponsored clean-up

Pupils hit South Shields beach to raise autism awareness

The cold and wet weather failed to dampen the spirits of school pupils heading out to help clean up a South Shields beach ahead of the Easter break.

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Stephen Cronin dressed in his High Sheriff outfit ahead of the ceremony which will see him officially appointed into the role.

Sunderland doctor pledges continued support for children as he becomes High Sheriff

A doctor who has spent his working life caring for children and ensuring they are kept from harm has pledged to do the same as he is appointed as the High Sheriff of Durham.

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The NUT section of the National Education Union has claimed eight in 10 teachers have considered leaving the profession because of their heavy workloads. Pic: PA.

Eight out of 10 teachers consider quitting due to 'unsustainable' workload

Eight out of 10 teachers have considered leaving the profession because of their heavy workloads, it has been claimed.

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NASUWT general secretary Chris Keates wants mobile phones banned from classrooms.

Poll: Amid reports pupils are recording staged incidents to embarrass teachers, should mobiles be banned from classrooms?

School pupils are driving teachers off social media by filming staged classroom incidents and posting them on the internet in an effort to embarrass and humiliate staff, a union leader has warned.

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Pupils at Hebburn Lakes Primary celebrate their 'good' Ofsted and, inset, Head Teacher Tony Watson

Hebburn Lakes School makes a splash with inspectors

The headteacher of a £6.5m school he helped design has told of his satisfaction at its latest Ofsted report.

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Teaching assistant Lisa Dobson with pupils (left) Grace Arthur and Ruby Reay during the 90th Birthday Celebrations at Valley View Primary School. Picture by Frank Reid

Pupils go back in time to celebrate school’s 90th anniversary

Pupils took a journey through the decades to celebrate a South Tyneside primary school’s 90th anniversary yesterday.

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The St Bede's Chambers, Albert Road, Jarrow.

Mystery surrounds closure of South Tyneside special school

A controversial new school in South Tyneside has closed - a move that is shrouded in mystery.

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Youngsters taking part in the keep fit classes

Fitness classes beamed into South Tyneside school kids

Celebrity fitness guru Joe Wicks has helped pupils at two South Tyneside schools to get in shape – through a live streaming session beamed straight into the classroom.

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