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Praise for roll-out of 30 hours of childcare

Northumberland County Council’s Early Years Team has received praise from the Department for Education (DfE) for its effective roll-out of free childcare for three and four-year-olds.

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Northumberlands previous Youth Parliament representatives Jamie Macaulay, left, from Duchess's High School, Alnwick, and Clark Kent Chavez, right, from St Benet Biscop RC Academy, Bedlington, with Northumberland County Council officials.

Call for candidates in youth elections

Young people in Northumberland can put themselves forward over the next month to represent their peers in the Youth Parliament and Youth Cabinet elections.

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Partnership between Morpeth and Berwick schools being considered

A partnership could be set up between Morpeth’s schools partnership and Berwick Academy.

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The subjects which face the most difficulties in recruiting teachers.

Recruitment worries, but county fares well

Concerns have been raised nationally about the number of teaching vacancies, but the picture is looking rosier in Northumberland.

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Ponteland Community Middle School.

School completes conversion to academy status

Ponteland Community Middle School will become an academy trust from tomorrow, following the signing of a key document last Friday.

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Atifa Mahin and Madeleine Lake. Picture by Lewis Jackson.

KEVI GCSEs: student reaction

Students at King Edward VI School in Morpeth have been speaking of their delight at getting good GCSE grades.

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Pont High GCSEs: student reaction

Students at Ponteland High School have been speaking of their delight at getting good GCSE grades.

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Impressive GCSE results at Morpeth’s high school

Staff at King Edward VI School in Morpeth are delighted with the Year 11 cohort of students for achieving excellent exam results following changes to the GCSE structure.

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Katrina Sanders.

GCSE joy at Ponteland High School

Ponteland High School has achieved its best ever GCSE results this year despite changes to subjects and exams.

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Successful Dame Allans Schools A-level students, including Florence Thomson, third from left wearing red jumper. Picture by Simon Williams.

Florence going south west after gap year

A Morpeth resident was among the successful A-Level students at Dame Allan’s Schools in Newcastle.

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Council praise for county’s sixth formers

Delighted students across Northumberland have celebrated their achievements in what has been a really good year for A-Levels taken in the county, despite national changes.

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From left, Amy Brook and Aoife Lakey.

A-level delight for Pont High students

There were plenty of smiling faces at Ponteland High School as students celebrated their impressive A-level results.

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KEVI A Levels: 'A fantastic set of results'

The hard work of students and staff at Morpeth's High School has paid dividends as the school celebrates its 'best ever' results.
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Students represent region at youth event

A group of teenagers from Morpeth tested themselves against the best debaters in the country at the UK session of the European Youth Parliament (EYP).

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Ponteland High School headteacher Kieran McGrane.

Key school support role for head and staff

Ponteland High School has been chosen for an important role that involves supporting schools in challenging circumstances and training new teachers.

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Award winners and university staff, from left, Joe Phillips, Tom Nicholson, Amanda Clarke, Gillian Fraser, Dr Phil Adams, Rebecca Craig, Lindsey Marshall and Nicola Miller.

Three Morpeth students receive prestigious award

Three Morpeth nursing and midwifery students from Northumbria University, have each received a prestigious award for their efforts throughout their degree.

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Pictured are Stobhillgate First School pupils after taking off the footwear they then donated to the Sals Shoes charity.

Generous pupils give up a pair of shoes for good cause

Footwear donations by children in Morpeth will enable their peers in developing countries to go to school and help protect them from nasty infections.

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Ponteland Middle School.

School achieves top class SATs results

Ponteland Middle School has once again achieved an outstanding set of results in the national SATs tests.

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School hopeful of finding a solution to funding issue

A Northumberland residential specialist school has received some positive news after raising concerns over a funding shortfall.

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Ponteland schools and leisure project kicks off

A multi-million pound scheme to provide state-of-the-art schools and leisure facilities in Ponteland has been endorsed by the council’s new cabinet.

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