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Children earn arts award with Japanese-inspired work

School pupils have been learning about other cultures by studying a classical Japanese art form.

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Schools Annual Dance Festival at Sunderland Empire.
Fulwell Junior School pupils with BBC Jeff Brown

Hundreds take part in Sunderland Schools’ Annual Dance Festival

Hundreds of talented youngsters took to the stage in Sunderland for an annual dance festival.

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Venerable Bede secondary school
Headteacher emailing in names for pic

Sunderland academy delighted with Ofsted inspection success

Staff and students at a Wearside school are celebrating being praised by Ofsted inspectors.

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Schools Annual Dance Festival at Sunderland Empire.
Fulwell Junior School pupils

Youngsters took to the stage at the Sunderland Empire for the city’s annual dance festival for schools

Hundreds of talented youngsters took to the stage in Sunderland for an annual dance festival.

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Pupils and staff from Town End Academy take part in a Wig Walk for the Fighting All Cancers Together charity.

Sunderland school ‘wig walk’ combs in £400 for cancer charity

Weird and wacky hairstyles were donned by pupils and teachers alike as they left the classroom for a charity walk which raised hundreds of pounds.

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Beth Mead celebrates getting her degree from Teesside University.

Sunderland Ladies star celebrates graduation from North East university

Sunderland Ladies hot shot Beth Mead is celebrating success off the pitch as she graduates from Teesside University.

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Boldon actress Melissa Fleming was chosen to represent her London theatre school at the prestigious Spotlight Awards.

Honour for Melissa as she’s chosen to represent theatre school at prestigious awards

Actress Melissa Fleming says she feels honoured after being nominated for a prestigious theatre award.

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Teaching assistants protest outside the County Hall Durham.
Unison organiser Helen Metcalf

Teaching assistants stage latest protest in fight against pay cuts

Hundreds of teaching assistants took to the streets to protest against pay cuts.

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Durham University has announced plans to charge more than the current 9,000 tuition fee limit next year, before the Government has officially given the green light.

Durham University set to bust £9,000-a-year tuition fees barrier

Durham University has announced plans to charge more than £9,000 a year for tuition fees - before the Government has officially given the move the green light.

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Olympic torch relay at Farringdon Community Academy

Olympic fever hits Sunderland as students stage torch relay

Olympic fever hit the city as youngsters held their own torch relay across Sunderland.

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Pupils at Northern Saints Primary School are pictured with the large model of Sunderlands New Wear Crossing. Pictured (back, from left) are Headteacher Steve Williamson, Brigid McGuigan, Cllr Harry Trueman and Christine Williams.

Model pupils build bridges with Sunderland’s new Wear Crossing

A group of model Sunderland pupils has been building bridges.

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Headteacher at Hudson Road Primary School, Cathy Westgate, with some of her pupils in one of the tents the school have been learning about the great outdoors, with Anthony Reynolds, of Reynolds Outdoor Cenre, Derwent Street, left, and Councillor Ellen Ball, chairman of the East Area Committee, right. Picture by Kevin Brady

Pupils take to the great outdoors

Pupils in Sunderland are learning more about the great outdoors with help from local camping experts and support from ward councillors.

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Students have been using a 'smart drug' as they cram for exams

How a student 'smart drug' could lead to unplanned pregnancies

A so-called ‘smart drug’ favoured by students cramming for exams could lead to unplanned pregnancies, experts have warned.

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The North East has a great social scene for students

Newcastle universities named best in the country... for drinking

Newcastle has the best nightlife, according to a nationwide survey of university students.
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Headteacher at Hudson Road Primary School, Cathy Westgate, with pupils in one of the tents used to learn more about the great outdoors, with Anthony Reynolds of Reynolds Outdoor Centre and Councillor Ellen Ball.

An in-tents outdoor learning event for Sunderland primary youngsters

Schoolchildren in Sunderland are learning more about the great outdoors with help from camping experts and ward councillors.

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Three-year-olds graduate at Sunderland University's St Marys Childcare Centre.

Sunderland university graduates are getting younger

University graduates are getting younger all the time.

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Pupils from Richard Avenue Primary School taking part in their Olympic event at Silksworth Sports Complex.
Tprch carriers

Youngsters turn their sports day into Olympic Games

Youngsters at a Sunderland school held a sports day with a difference.

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Pictured,  from left, are High Tunstall College Deputy Head Girl Annabelle Thomas, Head Boy Louis Nixon, Headteacher
 Mark Tilling, Head Girl Steffi Ellison and Deputy Head Boy Jonny Hyde.

Hartlepool secondary school wins praise from Ofsted

A Hartlepool secondary school is celebrating after being praised by education watchdogs.

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Kitting out the kids with new school uniforms is an annual headache for parents.

Good news for parents as Lidl set to sell full school uniform for just £3.65

School's out for summer in many places - but there's good news for parents worried about the annual uniform headache.

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The assembly event at Our Lady Queen of Peace Primary School.
 Volunteers Amanda McMabola, back, left, and Susan Evans are pictured with pupils and NSPCC area co-ordinator Christine Danby-Platt.

Charity is helping Sunderland pupils stay safe

Hundreds of children across Wearside have been educated on how to keep safe thanks to a leading children’s charity.

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