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Students learn about healthy eating

The Duchess’s Community High School in Alnwick ran a programme of activities to promote BNF (British Nutrition Foundation) Healthy Eating Week, specifically for Year 9 pupils.

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The pupils at Acklington  C of E First School.

OPINION: ‘Lack of openness over closure consultation’

The Parents of Acklington C of E First School would like to thank the local community and beyond for the support shown to us, our children and the school as we fight to keep it open.

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The youngsters with their winning bikes, as well as the students who helped organise the initiative.

Students show off their eye-catching bikes

Youngsters at Swansfield Park Primary School, in Alnwick, came to school on specially-decorated bikes and scooters on Friday.

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Jacqui Henderson (chairman of governors) and Marcus Clinton (principal and chief executive) with students at Northumberland Colleges Ashington campus.

College celebrates continued good rating from Ofsted

Northumberland College is celebrating Ofsted’s recent findings, which praise its clear vision to deliver high-quality learning.

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The Glendale Remote Learning Hub summer programme of learning is now available.

Summer prospectus for remote learning

The Glendale Remote Learning Hub summer programme is now available for residents to view and enrol.

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View of the Duchess's Community High School in Alnwick

Alnwick’s high school still good, say Ofsted inspectors

Alnwick’s high school, which was inspected recently by Ofsted for the first time in five years, continues to be good.

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An artist's impression of the school plans.

Future of £9m school proposal is up in the air

The future of a £9million investment to help transform schooling in Amble is up in the air, with the county council saying it is ‘under review’.

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Roddam WI members making girdle scones with Ellingham school pupils at the Children's Countryside Day at Wooler.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Rain fails to stop play at Children’s Countryside Day

Some 1,500 pupils from 35 schools enjoyed Children’s Countryside Day, despite heavy rain.

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Schools ‘must ratchet up fight for funding’

A North-East education charity has urged headteachers to press the case for the new Government to fill the looming black hole in school finances.

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Nicola Threlfall and Ann Popay, with some of the nursery children joining the school in September.

New team at village school

It is all change at Embleton Vincent Edwards C of E Primary School, with the appointment in recent weeks of new headteacher Nicola Threlfall and class teacher Ann Popay.

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Dr Nick Smith, principal at Oxford Home Schooling.

Large increase in home-schooled children in Northumberland

Northumberland has seen a 229 per cent increase in the number of children being home-schooled in the past five years – one of the highest rises in the country.

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Forest Folk at St Pauls Middle School is in the running to win a share of �250,000.

Alnwick school project needs your vote to win share of £250k

An Alnwick school project is a regional finalist in a national community building contest and could win a prize worth £50,000.

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Ford pupils Emilia and Ashton at Children's Countryside Day.

Day will focus on 125 years of food and farms

Children’s Countryside Day, which takes place next week, will this year focus on 125 years of food and farming.

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The pupils at Acklington  C of E First School.

Appeal for more time on future of school

A concerned member of the Acklington community has called on governors to allow more time to discuss the proposed closure of the village first school.

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Northumberland County Council's enforcement vehicle.

Improving road safety near schools

Northumberland County Council has been using its parking enforcement vehicle to help improve road safety outside the county’s schools.

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The Year 4 pupils from St Michael's CE Primary School performing in Durham.

Alnwick pupils’ song for Europe

A group of Year 4 children from St Michael’s CE Primary School in Alnwick took to the rails last week to head down to Durham and the Song for Europe competition.

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Ashington Youth Market

Enterprising youth take on £100 challenge

Young people successfully took part in a £100 challenge to convert it into profit while raising money to help improve services for young adults.

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Thomas Collinson was headmaster between 1851 and 1898.

Poignant reunion is a fitting farewell to Duke’s school

It was the most poignant of school reunions.

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The European Music Show team in Palermo in Sicily.

Sicily is third stop on European tour

A group of Alnwick pupils was in Sicily last week as the third stop of a European tour to meet their partners in an exciting musical project.

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The new Duchess's Community High School in Alnwick.

Social-media weapon threat at Alnwick school sparks police action

Police were called into Alnwick’s high school yesterday after pupils posted about taking a weapon into school on social media.

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