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Working with schools to support trans and non-binary pupils

Northumberland is one of the first counties in the UK to develop a toolkit for schools to provide guidance when supporting gender-diverse children and young people.

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The new starters among the staff at Bede Academy, Blyth.

Staff join the new starters at school

New term, new faces, but it’s not just the students who are settling in at a Blyth academy.

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Coun Wayne Daley celebrated the council securing additional funding with headteacher Jane Bushell and students at Bedlington West End First School. Picture by Simon Williams.

Council gets extra childcare funding

The overall number of places available in Northumberland for 30 hours of free childcare per week has now increased.

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Jack Beall, Eve Morrison, Jack Williamson, Georgina Woods, Jacob Glendinning and Rose Hutton, from Bede Academy, Blyth.

GCSE RESULTS: Bede Academy, Blyth

The numbers added up for Rose Hutton and Eve Morrison, who achieved a clean sweep of top grade nines in vital subjects in today’s GCSEs.

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High-achievers Oliver Davenport, Devon Bryce, Dan Rahman and Katie Milligan at Cramlington Learning Village. Picture by Steve Brock

GCSE RESULTS: Cramlington Learning Village

Students at Cramlington Learning Village are today celebrating some impressive GCSE results, despite the controversial shake-up of the exam system.

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A LEVELS: The Blyth Academy

A LEVELS: The Blyth Academy

Sixth Form students at The Blyth Academy are celebrating their A-Level results today.

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A-LEVELS: The Northumberland Church of England Academy, Ashington

Students at The Northumberland Church of England Academy in Ashington are celebrating today after achieving more top grades than ever before.

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Astley Community High School students Jack Orton, Stephanie Campbell, Katia Tartaglia and Jon Davison with Adam Ironside, assistant headteacher and head of sixth form, and Graham Scott, head of school.

A-LEVELS: Astley Community High School, Seaton Delaval

It was another great year of A-Level and Btec results for students at Astley Community High School, Seaton Delaval.

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A LEVELS: Bede Academy, Blyth

A LEVELS: Bede Academy, Blyth

Bede Academy is celebrating the success of its first female student achieving a place at Oxford University.

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Louise Rahman congratulates her daughter Josephine, a pupil at Cramlington Learning Village, on her three A* grades.

A-LEVELS: Cramlington Learning Village

Students are celebrating A-Level success at Cramlington Learning Village, despite changes which have tested both them and the teaching staff.

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From left, The Blyth Academy principal Sarah Ramsden, students Natalie Roper and Katy Wilson and science faculty lead Wendy Cooper.

Awards for exceptional physics pupils

Two students from The Blyth Academy were recently presented with Schools Physicist of the Year 2017 awards at Northumbria University.

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A group of Choppington Primary School pupils pose in the fun picture frame during the summer fair.

Event raises useful funds for school

A successful summer fair was held before the end of term at Choppington Primary School to raise funds for important resources and equipment.

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Hands-on sessions for students at firm

Hands-on sessions for students at firm

Groups of pupils from The Blyth Academy and Blyth Quays Trust schools enjoyed a range of practical demonstrations and activities during their visit to Maersk Training’s facility in the Port of Blyth.

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Public health graduates Claire Fulcher, Marie Hinds and Stacey Walters at the Stadium of Light ceremony.

Mum’s the word - Bedlington woman celebrates graduation with fellow new mothers

Three students who all fell pregnant and gave birth while in the middle of the same degree at the University of Sunderland have graduated with honours together at the Stadium of Light.

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Carole Sanderson, pictured with New Delaval Primary School pupils, has retired after 30 years at the school. Picture by Jane Coltman.

School’s out for good for Carole

Carole Sanderson, Year 1 teacher at New Delaval Primary School in Blyth, has retired after being at the school for 30 years.

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Ravdeep Bariana gets to grips with a hula hoop at Bede Academys nursery sports day.

Sporting fun for pupils

The youngest pupils at a school in Blyth enjoyed a taste of competition at their first sports day.

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Northumberland College graduates celebrate their success.

Northumberland College students celebrate graduation success

Graduation ceremonies last week celebrated the success of more than 1,000 students from Northumberland College.

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The school choir with headteacher Gill Love and Sing Up representatives Shelley Ambury and Amy Armstrong.

Prestigious award for first school

Seaton Sluice First School has achieved the platinum accolade from the Sing Up organisation, which recognises the importance of singing activities for children in schools.

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Pupils and staff at work in a re-landscaped garden at St Benet Biscop Catholic Academy in Bedlington as part of Expansive Education week. Picture by Jane Coltman

Students make the most of resources

Students at a school in Bedlington enjoyed a range of activities that brought issues such as recycling and making the most out of resources to life.

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The Northumberland Church of England Academys state-of-the-art 3G pitch can be hired by groups and clubs.

School’s facilities open to community

A new venture from a Northumberland school will enable community groups to make use of its wide-range of facilities on evenings, weekends and during holidays.

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