A reminder of schooldays in Hartlepool

Schooldays are said to be our best days.

Eldon Grove Academy youngsters use sweets in science.

Hartlepool students enjoy sweet taste of science

Budding Hartlepool boffins have been examining the colourful world of chemistry at the launch of a scientific investigation day in school.

Brad in the sun

Richard Ord: Why GCSE exams should be held in winter

Summer! Could they pick a worse time of year than the summer to hold exams?

Frontman Lehi Reid and drummer Michael Jordan of Eutony

Musical students’s debut release on college’s label

Talented students from Hartlepool Sixth Form College are celebrating the release of their debut EP with the help of the college’s own music label.

Craig Harmen with East Durham College lecturer Alison Scattergood.

Hartlepool barbering student Craig shows he’s a cut above

A talented barbering student had two reasons to celebrate after he won a silver medal at a national competition.

From left; Julie Collins, Jonathan Brash, and Maureen Bunter of Hartlepool Sixth Form College, and Ellen Thinnesen, Rob Lawson and 
Nigel Harrett, of Sunderland College.

Hartlepool Sixth Form College and Sunderland College in merger talks to create a ‘super-institution’

Hartlepool Sixth Form College and Sunderland College are in talks about a potential merger.

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Lord Shipley with a group of students at The Academy at Shotton Hall.

Pupils get an insight into House of Lords

The Academy at Shotton Hall hosted a talk from a member of the House of Lords to encourage students to become more engaged with the country’s political and parliamentary process.

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Hartlepool school creates amazing Comic Relief video for Red Nose Day

This is the amazing Coming Relief video put together by pupils and staff at a Hartlepool school.

The Northern Lights Academy on King Oswy Drive in Hartlepool  Picture: DAVID WOOD

Bid to relaunch mothballed £4.5million Northern Lights academy as Hartlepool ‘centre for excellence’

Councillors will discuss a proposal for the authority to take ownership of a mothballed £4.5m youth centre to see it reopen as a centre of excellence.

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Pupils at Barnard Grove Primary School, Hartlepool, taking part in a version of Midsummer Nights Dream as part of Shakespeare Week with Play in a Day.

Hartlepool youngsters get to grips with Shakespeare

Hartlepool pupils were able to get to grips with Shakespeare when they took part in an innovative ‘Play in a Day’ experience.

Easington Village Church of England Primary School headteacher Andrea Swift with pupils.

Triple success for primary school

Staff and students at a primary school are celebrating a trio of awards.

St Peter's Primary School teacher Zoe Thompson with pupils (left to right) Trudy Holmes, Isabel Ward, Joseph Gill, Lucas Hennells-Barber, Logan Johnston and Sadie Hancock.

Hartlepool school celebrates ranking in top 1% of the country

A school in Hartlepool is celebrating national success – after being rated among the top-performing in the country.

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Education trust running Hartlepool and Sunderland schools announces change in chief executive following critical report

A leading schools’ academy trust has confirmed a change in chief executive just 24 hours after a critical report from government inspectors.

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Education trust’s full response to critical report by Ofsted inspectors

Northern Education Trust, which runs two schools in Hartlepool and one in Sunderland, has issued a lengthy response to the conclusions of a report by government inspectors from Ofsted.

Jill Jones headteacher of Rosemary Lane nursery school, Easington Village.

Outstanding nursery is hit for six after latest Ofsted report

Youngsters and staff are celebrating an amazing run of success.

Mark Price Head of School at St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive and Byron College with staff and pupils.

Teachers and staff celebrate a good Ofsted report for school

Staff and students at a secondary school are celebrating being praised by Ofsted.

Former Royal Marine and police officer will return to his school English Martyrs to lead a talk.

Tony hopes to inspire students with talk on tough times

A former police officer will return to his old school as he leads a lecture on how determination was the source of his success.

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Hartlepool Sixth Form College.

Story of Hartlepool’s diverse past to be celebrated

Insight into how immigration has shaped Hartlepool into the town it is today will be given as young people showcase their work.

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Middleton Grange Shopping centre security supervisors Paul Foster (left) and Adam Goodwin present a defibrillator to Stranton Primary School pupils Eden Popryez (left) and Skye Lynn. Picture by FRANK REID

Hartlepool primary school equipped with defibrillator to save lives

A sixth Hartlepool school has gained a piece of life-saving equipment thanks to a safety-conscious group.

Christopher Scott and Alex Docherty.

New role is recipe for success for Hartlepool catering student

A Hartlepool student has been served extra help on a special scheme to boost his catering skills.

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