Hartlepool schoolchildren help town Poppy Appeal reach £13,000

Kind-hearted Hartlepool schoolchildren have been recognised for their work in raising vital cash for last year’s Poppy Appeal.

Delighted pupils crowned the Tees Valley champions.

Hartlepool school named Tees Valley champions in golfing competition

A Hartlepool school is celebrating being above par after being named champions in a Tees Valley golf competition.

Headteacher at St Joseph's Primary School , Hartlepool, Rachel Williams with some of her pupils celebrate a good Ofsted rating.

Hartlepool primary school celebrates ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted

Staff at a Hartlepool primary school are celebrating after getting the thumbs up by inspectors.

Megan Bushnell, Owen Nugent. Manor Community Academy Y11 Prom Fashion Show 30-11-2017.

Fashion-conscious Hartlepool students hit red carpet to raise cash for their prom

School pupils staged their own fashion show to help raise funds for their school prom this summer.

Road Safety GB North East chairman Paul Watson.

Safety campaign call as dozens of children hurt on the roads

Parents and schools are being urged to remind their children about road safety as the winter months see more pedestrian hurt in accidents.

From left, Rob Collier, Director, Advanced Retail Solutions and Shaun Hope, Head of Student Recruitment, Hartlepool College of Further Education

New skills academy in Hartlepool hoped to help tackle unemployment

A new skills academy in Hartlepool is hoped to help tackle unemployment.

Tesco in Hartlepool.

Hartlepool school hopes to bag cash in supermarket initiative

A school is hoping to cash in on a scheme aimed at boosting communities.

Ministers have announced major changes to eligibility for free school meals.

Free school meals revamp 'could leave million children without hot food'

Labour has warned more than one million children could be left without hot food after ministers announced major changes to eligibility for free school meals.
Manor Community Academy has had many pupils achieve success in the performing arts.

Hartlepool school looks to help even more students excel in performing arts

A Hartlepool secondary school with a track record of producing stars of the stage and screen is looking at ways to help even more students achieve big things in performing arts.

Small School Winners Hart Primary School

Young swimmers make a splash at Hartlepool’s annual gala

Pupils from primary schools across Hartlepool showcased their swimming skills when they took part in an annual gala.

Throston Primary School presented with the Ian Cameron Trophy.  From left, deputy head girl Sophie Pattison, Dr Lynn Humphries, president of Hartlepool Rotary Club, head boy  Harry Nicholson, and Roderick Thompson, vice-president of Hartlepool Rotary Club.

Find out which school has been named top Poppy Appeal sellers in Hartlepool

A school has retained its top spot as champion fundraiser as part of the town’s annual Poppy Appeal.

East Durham College's Peterlee campus.

Young entrepreneurs get helping hand with new college programme

Young business hopefuls are being given a helping hand in their bid to set up a new firm.

Improving schools in the North of England should be a priority for the new Education Secretary, it has been suggested.

Too many children in the North 'not getting the education they need'

Improving schools in the North of England should be "at the top of the in-tray" for the new Education Secretary, it has been suggested.

Bob Shaw with his sheepdog Mist.

Farming lecturer re-traces his roots

A college lecturer has returned to his roots to deliver agricultural lecturers in County Durham.

Crucial Crew winner St Joseph's Primary School pupil Mia Davison, 11, with her trophy and winning postcard design.

Mia spreads the message in Hartlepool with safety campaign

Hartlepool schoolgirl Mia Davison is one in more than 1,000 after she won a town-wide competition to help spread important safety messages.

Andy Mellor,  vice-president of the National Association of Headteachers.

Headteachers and unions oppose idea of turning schools into 'Fort Knoxes'

Headteachers and unions are against the idea of turning schools into “Fort Knoxes” with knife detectors and body scanners to search for weapons.

The Jesmond Road School chess players who were so determined to do well in 1972.

Kings of the chess world! The fantastic Jesmond Road juniors in 1972

Check this out ... a Hartlepool school chess team was making the Mail headlines in 1972 for its progress in a national competition.

Artist impression of English Martyrs School new building

State-of-the-art new building planned for Hartlepool school

Plans have been submitted for a proposed major rebuild of English Martyrs School in Hartlepool as part of a £67m Government programme.

Students graduating from Cleveland College of Art and Design.

Art college in Hartlepool sees applications at ‘all-time high’

Student applications at Cleveland College of Art and Design are at an all-time high since it moved into new teaching facilities in Hartlepool, bosses have announced.


North East universities to be hit by 14 days of strikes in row over pensions

Durham and Newcastle universities will be hit with 14 days of strike action, the University and College Union (UCU) announced today.

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