Business bake-off earns a fair crust

Entrepreneurial Bedlington pupils have shown they have just the ingredients for business success.

County council deputy leader Dave Ledger, a group of pupils and staff Jill Preece and Becky Johns with the new seats at Stakeford Primary School.  Picture by Jane Coltman

School introduces ‘buddy benches’

Children at Stakeford Primary School are taking a stance against loneliness and bullying – by sitting down.

Pictured, from left, are Jason Sunil, Christie Edge (sales manager), Martha Cape, Claire Clifford (Barratt Homes Sales Adviser) and Evan Johnson.

Time is captured for the future at site

A future generation will learn about what Morpeth was like in 2016 thanks to a group of pupils.

Bedlingtonshire Community High School pupils learn about safety.

Safety first for Bedlington pupils

High school pupils were certainly safe and sound on their latest outing.

Tony Platten and four students from Bede Academy in Blyth with a Raspberry Pi single board computer.

Schools can get a ‘slice of the Pi’

North East philanthropist Tony Platten is helping primary schools across the region to purchase cutting edge Raspberry Pi technology.

Some of the goods on sale at Bedlingtonshire Community High School's Macmillan coffee morning.

Bedlingtonshire High brews up funds

Sixth form students put the fun into fundraising at a community coffee morning.

Rev Yvonne Tracey collects the blankets from Horton Grange Primary School. She is pictured with Charlie, Abbie, Josh, Abbie and Macey.  Picture by Jane Coltman

Pupils’ donations are all sewn up

A Blyth school has been clicking together for some good causes.

Year 6 pupils test out Bedlingtonshire High School

Pupils put ‘big school’ to the test

Primary school pupils have been given an early taste of secondary school life.

Cragside Church of England Primary School pupils at their Macmillan Coffee Morning.

A feast of fundraising

A huge slice of fundraising has been served up by generous Cramlington pupils.

James Knott Campus Head Boy Ashden and Head Girl Emily with the plan for the project at the space the school hopes to transform.

Project at campus on short-list

A school in Ashington is bidding to win a massive cash boost from Tesco Bags of Help.

Parents and pupils take a tour of Bedlingtonshire Community High School.

Open night shows off high school

Parents went back to school to take a peak at its state-of-the-art facilities.

From left, Lord Baker, Northumberland Colleges chair of governors Jacqui Henderson, Jude Leitch and Marcus Clinton at the launch event. Picture by Simon Williams.

Launch of career college in county

A new learning model for 14-to-19-year-olds is being implemented by Northumberland College.

The English language can get us all confused.

'Off your own back' and four other common English phrases you may be using incorrectly

English is a language rich with imagery, meaning and metaphor – and when we want to express ourselves we can draw upon a canon replete with beautifully turned phrases, drawing from the language’s Latin, French and Germanic roots, through Chaucer and Shakespeare right up to myriad modern wordsmiths – not to mention those apt aphorisms that English has appropriated from other languages.


WATCH: Official opening of £2m training centre in Blyth

The Duchess of Northumberland yesterday officially opened a £2million training centre which aims to help strengthen Blyth’s position in the offshore energy market.
The Year 2 Blue class at Whitley Lodge First School try out classmate Jordan Thompson's winning new ice cream flavour.

The cream of the crop

There was a n-ice surprise for schoolchildren as their delicious dessert design was delivered by a Blyth business.

Some of Beaconhill Primary School's winning sandcastle challenge team.

Pupils are kings of the sandcastles

Life’s a beach for Cramlington pupils as their outdoor learning pays off.

Pupils at Bedlingtonshire Community High School enjoy a camping trip to Beadnell Bay.

Funding for campers

Enterprising pupils have enjoyed a camping trip after impressing funders with their planning.

Bedlington pupils try on graduation robes at Newcastle University.

Students up to challenge

New high school pupils are more than prepared for their next stage after learning about student life.


Top marks for school technology

Technology’s going down a treat at Cramlington school as it claims a prestigious accolade.

Youngsters from Bedlingtonshire Community High School who have collected donations for the Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter.

Pupils go to the dogs

Charity work is a pet subject for kind-hearted Bedlington pupils.

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