How chicken nuggets can help pre-school kids learn to count

Pre-school children can be given a flying start in language and maths if their parents interact with them correctly, research suggests.
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The Technically Viral team from Byron Sixth Form College, who took first place in the Professional Class of the regional heat for the F1 in Schools STEM Challenge National competition.

Byron Sixth Form College into national F1 Schools competition final

A team of students from a Peterlee school have won through to the 2017 F1 in Schools STEM Challenge National Finals.

MP Grahame Morris during a visit to Profound Services. Picture by FRANK REID

Construction academy is helping build bright careers

A construction academy which has helped 37 young people into employment has won the backing of its local MP.

NCS Champion School awarded to headboy Lewis Bradford and headgirl Emily Gilhespy by representatives of the scheme.

School wins accolade for turning students into good citizens

A school’s champion effort to help its teenagers discover their independence through good turns has made it a winner.

The Academy at Shotton Hall students Lily, Eden, Hollie-Ann and Caitlyn who won the semi-finals of the Premier League Enterprise Challenge.

Academy at Shotton Hall students into Premier League challenge final

Four students from The Academy at Shotton Hall are through to the final of a national competition.

Catcote Academy headteacher Alan Chapman at the Choices Event.

Hartlepool students plan for future with career advice

Catcote Academy in Hartlepool held its annual Choices Event recently with students being given the chance to assess potential career paths.

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Steve Hall, left, does a buddy check of fellow club member Mark Peterson and his kit.

Take the plunge into diving with Hartlepool club

A diving club is hoping the people of Hartlepool will take the plunge and join in a free taster session this weekend.

Sharon Birch, director and owner of Footprints Learning for Life Ltd.

Hartlepool nursery boss speaks out following minimum wage ‘naming and shaming’

A Hartlepool nursery boss has spoken of her ‘devastation’ after her company was highlighted for failing to pay workers the minimum wage.

Hope Wood Academy student Tia Wales, six, with Future Steps paediatric occupational therapist Lynn Mitchell and assistant occupational therapist Vivian Robinson in the partly refurbished therapy room.

Special school launches fundraising for therapy room

A special needs school has swung into action to raise cash for a new therapy room.

Courteney Ayre meets education secretary Justine Greening.

Student gets top award from Government minister

A talented student has been recognised for her academic success and tireless voluntary work with a prize given to commemorate a politician who championed education.

Holocaust survivor Marc Schatzberger talking to (left to right) Jonathon Hyde (deputy head boy),Steffi Ellison (head girl), Annabelle Thomas (deputy head girl) and Louis Nixon (head boy) at High Tunstall College of Science. Picture by FRANK REID

Students at Hartlepool school get to meet brave Holocaust survivor

Students at a Hartlepool school had the chance to meet a survivor of the Holocaust.

Headteacher at Wingate Nursery School, Partridge Terrace, Wingate,  Becky Wood and some of her pupils celebrate an outstanding Ofsted.

Nursery celebrates its 8th consecutive outstanding Ofsted report

Staff and students at a nursery school are celebrating a staggering eighth outstanding Ofsted report.

Do you fancy studying chocolate? Picture: Shutterstock.

English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

A university is seeking doctoral candidates to undertake a PHD - in CHOCOLATE.

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Shrug, one of the bands at the Hartlepool in Unity concert.

Music gig aims to unite Hartlepool against prejudice

A music concert is set to bring unity to Hartlepool.

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Hartlepool Sixth Form students with their A-level results

Hartlepool Sixth Form College is top of the A-level class

Hartlepool Sixth Form College is top of the class.

Louis Freeman and Debbie Gayford.

New recruits jump for joy at trampoline park

A Hartlepool training company has helped jobseekers into work at a trampoline park.

Former members of  Eldon Grove primary school council (left to right) Amelia Ward, Isaac Organ and Harry Siddle playing on the climbing frame they oversaw.

New play equipment is a hit at Hartlepool school

Going back to their old school was child’s play for three Hartlepool youngsters.

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Hartlepool Sixth Form College.

Oxbridge delight for two Hartlepool college students

Bosses at Hartlepool Sixth Form College are celebrating after two students were given Oxbridge offers.

Eve Bennett-Townsend presenting posy to HRH The Princess Royal with Principal Suzanne Duncan

Blooming floristry students sowing seeds in final of national competition

Two talented floristry students have recently been short-listed for the finals of a national floral competition.

Hartlepool Sixth Form College.

Mixed views on suspension of students over ‘discriminatory’ tweet

A college’s decision to suspend 17 students for two days over a ‘discriminatory’ tweet has received mixed reactions from Mail readers.

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