10:37am Saturday 30th April 2016
MORE than 30,000 people have backed a "kid's strike" boycott of the SATs exams next week.
3:30am Friday 29th April 2016
AS thousands of parents across the region are set to pull their kids out of school in protest at controversial SATs tests, we've set up two mock tests for you to try.
2:32pm Friday 29th April 2016
A CHOIR of more than 200 students from across North Yorkshire joined together at Ampleforth College to perform choruses from George Frederick Handel’s oratorio Messiah including the famous Hallelujah Chorus.
6:10pm Thursday 28th April 2016
SUPPORT for a boycott of SATs tests next week is gathering pace as more parents vent their anger at the new exams.
5:49am Tuesday 26th April 2016
A LEADING Labour MP has spoken up for teaching assistants who face having their contracts terminated and new terms introduced in a row over school holiday pay.
5:42pm Friday 22nd April 2016
SCHOOLS are urging the Government to rethink their approach to funding, or education in the North-East will suffer under new so-called ‘fairer’ arrangements.
11:02am Friday 22nd April 2016
CHILDREN under ten, who designed, built and programmed a computer game to test people's reaction speeds, have won a national competition.
3:22pm Thursday 21st April 2016
FAMILIES are to be asked their views on plans to merge two schools into a single primary.
9:24am Thursday 21st April 2016
CHOOSING the right school for your child is an important decision and not one to be made lightly.
5:07pm Tuesday 19th April 2016
THE race is on to establish a £700,000 centre of excellence to encourage and inspire young people to pursue careers in the racing industry and cure an ongoing staff shortage.
4:34pm Monday 18th April 2016
A VOLUNTEER from a publicly-funded project to explore part of the moon is encouraging schools in County Durham to get involved with the initiative.
7:20pm Friday 15th April 2016
A HEADTEACHER at a school in the region is resigning in protest at the Government's education policy - saying he no longer wants to work in "an education system that I do not believe in."
8:06pm Friday 15th April 2016
THE headteacher of Aycliffe Village School in County Durham is taking a principled stand against the Government's education policy by resigning. NICK GULLON gages the views of parents at the school gates.
5:10pm Wednesday 13th April 2016
AN acclaimed children’s author is visiting Stockton this week to celebrate the launch of his debut novel and share his love of writing with youngsters from across the borough.
4:44pm Friday 8th April 2016
PUPILS of a closure-threatened primary school have erected a banner outside the building in protest.
6:41pm Thursday 7th April 2016
TEACHING assistants will reject a revised proposal by council chiefs to change their contracts so they are paid term time only.
6:11pm Wednesday 6th April 2016
A UNIVERSITY library designed by a TV architect is to undergo a £6 million revamp.
6:10am Friday 25th March 2016
AN inspirational schoolboy felt the long arm of the law after telling a schools awards ceremony that he wanted to be a policeman when he grows up as “they just drive around”.
12:05am Tuesday 22nd March 2016
DURHAM is among the world’s top 50 universities in seven subjects, according to new league tables.
3:00pm Monday 21st March 2016
A NEW head teacher has been appointed to a leading independent junior school.