Poppy tribute to mark war’s end

Pupils at Alnwick’s St Paul’s RCVA Primary School are planning to create a dramatic cascade of poppies, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

Lilly Tibbitts receiving her award from Rotarian John Geggie, with Executive Headteacher Neil Rodgers.

Teenager Lilly wows judges with her work

Students in Amble have celebrated some outstanding successes recently.

Thropton First School pupils with Chillingham cattle skulls.

Records broken as children find out where their food comes from

More than 1,650 children from 40 schools learnt from over 65 exhibitors about the importance of farming in their community.

Exercising at Whittingham.

Exercise is working out well for students

Children from Whittingham C of E Primary School have signed up to the Daily Mile Challenge, in a bid to make pupils fitter, happier, healthier and ready to learn.

Some of the St Paul's Primary School pupils.

Celebrating the wonders of nature

Alnwick’s St Paul’s Primary School is registered with the Woodland Trust’s Green Tree School Award and the students have taken on the Award challenges, which included planting trees and being nature detectives.


VIDEO AND PICTURES: Brass is back!

Northumberland children go to Woodhorn to blow their own trumpets, horns, cornets, trombones......
Dean Jackson

New director of education appointed for the county

A new director of education and skills has been appointed for Northumberland.


VIDEO AND PICTURES: Belford pupils create their own wedding magic

Inspired by the royal wedding at the weekend, children from Belford First School attended their own wedding ceremony to learn what marriage means.

Shilbottle pupils at Newcastle United.

Showing the red card to racial hate

Year 6 pupils at Shilbottle Primary were the only school from Northumberland attending a Show Racism the Red Card day.

The winning team.

Girls take up schools’ challenge

A team of Year 5 pupils from Alnwick’s St Michael’s C of E Primary School came second in the prestigious Farr Out Challenge.

Royal wedding celebrations at Amble Links First School. Picture by Jane Coltman

GALLERY: Royal festivities at Amble Links

A parade, a piper and a lot of prince and princesses were on show as youngsters looked forward to the royal wedding.


VIDEO: A love song from Amble to Harry and Meghan

As the highlight of a 'Right Royal Day' at the Links First School in Amble, pupils sent the royal couple their favourite love song ahead of the nuptials tomorrow.

Thropton First School

‘Exciting’ times at village schools

Three north Northumberland schools have joined an ever-expanding educational trust, ‘which will deliver significant benefits to the future learning and wellbeing of our children’.


School follows May Day tradition

The May Queen crowning ceremony on Ford village green delighted pupils and their families and friends.

Netherton First School. Picture by Jane Coltman

Northumberland school closure gets council backing

Councillors have approved the final stage ahead of the likely closure of a rural Northumberland first school this summer.

Post-16 transport charge protestors gathered outside the Duchess's High School in Alnwick back in June 2014. Picture Jane Coltman

Northumberland post-16 transport charge axed

Post-16 students in Northumberland will not have to pay the controversial £600 transport charge from September after councillors axed the so-called ‘teenage tax’.

Haydon Bridge Community High School. Picture courtesy of Google Maps.

£1.5m rescue package for Northumberland school

A troubled high school in the west of Northumberland will be brought back under council control and saved through a £1.54million rescue package.

Cakes were made for staff at a local carehome.

Community-minded pupils show kindness

Warkworth C of E Primary School took part in a Love and Kindness Challenge, linked to its Christian values of learning together with love, forgiveness and friendship.

Viki Angel presents the Heritage School award.

Heritage recognition for school

Branton Community Primary School has become the first in Northumberland to become a Heritage School.

Netherton First School. Picture by Jane Coltman

Northumberland first school set to close this summer

The final bell is set to ring at a rural north Northumberland first school this summer.

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