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.

Students celebrate their results.

GCSE RESULTS: Success for Northumberland schools

Early results indicate that half of Northumberland’s 16 secondary/high schools achieved GCSE results above the 2015 national average.

Youngsters strike lucky with outing

Youngsters strike lucky with outing

Primary school students were striking a pose on a recent outing.

Northumberland Colleges Ashington campus.

Enrolment opportunity

Northumberland College’s summer enrolment events have got under way at its Ashington and Kirkley Hall campuses.

Pupils at Meadowdale Academy taking part in the PE event.

Bedlington pupils on the Road to Rio

Proud pupils were certainly set for the Olympics after clocking up more than 9,000km on the Road to Rio.

Northumberland College

College looks to careers

Students will be able to get a firmer footing in the jobs market as a new Career College is offered.

David Burn with pupils at Eastlea Primary School after a Be Safe workshop.

Bully work is top class

A drive to keep bullies at bay has earned recognition for a Cramlington school.

Andrew Allman, Bedlingtonshire Community High School parental partnership co-ordinator.

A force for education opportunity

Pupils could soon be given their marching orders at a Northumberland school – straight into a new cadet group.

The choir at Bede Academy

Pupils shine in concert

An audience enjoyed an evening of excellence as young musicians took to the stage for a summer concert.

Children from Vandpytten nursery who found a bottle floated by Cramlington Kids Club.

Bottle buds to pen pals

Youngsters from Cramlington have found new friends across the sea after sending a message in a bottle.

Pupils from Bedlington enjoy a careers event at St James' Park, Newcastle.

Bedlington pupils get jobs inspiration

Pupils in Bedlington have visited the home of their footballing heroes to find inspiration for their own careers.

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