Sunderland headteacher ‘thrilled’ with Ofsted report

A Wearside headteacher has spoken of her pride as her school is praised by Ofsted.

Opening of outdoor learning area at Sunningdale School.'From left teacher Leanne Watson, school governor Viv Ingleton,  school governor Claire Stewart, headteacher Celia Wright and teacher Nicola Waldron.

Outstanding Sunderland special school praised by Ofsted

A Sunderland school is celebrating being rated outstanding by Ofsted bosses.

Sharon Hodgson MP, third left, showing her support of the latest report on Breast Cancer.

Sunderland MP calls for end of breast cancer care inequality

A Sunderland MP is calling for the end of stark inequalities in breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and care.

Pupils at Farringdon Academy being learning about care sector.

Efforts to encourage more young men from Sunderland to work in the care industry

Boys at a Sunderland school have been given a lesson in caring.

Dancers from Birmingham Royal Ballet with students from Sunderland College and members of the Sunderland Empire Movers Group, who performed at The Galleries, Washington.

Dancers keep shoppers on their toes at Birmingham Royal Ballet roadshow ahead of Sunderland performance

Shoppers on Wearside were treated to a special performance from leading ballet dancers.

Luna Petrucci and brother Enzo with parents Emma and Sergio, back centre, and CHUF staff.

Red sky at night for Sunderland charity ball

A Sunderland couple are all set to paint the city red for a hospital lifesaving unit.

Joshua McKeith, left, and Dane Bainbridge.

Teen pair are new voices for Sunderland youth on national stage

Two teenagers are celebrating after being elected to be representatives for Sunderland youngsters on a national stage.

Samantha Chandler and daughter Leah Barnett (6) and their kitten Gracie who was missing for five days during the blizzards.

Kitten returns home after surviving five days in blizzards

Gracie the house kitten has certainly used up one of her nine lives - by amazingly surviving for five days in the freezing blizzards.

Sunderland University nursing programme proving successful.

Sunderland nursing students are proving to be just the tonic

Nursing students are celebrating being nomintated for five national awards.

Sunderland College chef Rob Stewart with Academy 360 pupils.

Wearside school pupils got a taste of college life

Budding chefs served up a fine dining treat for Sunderland school pupils as reward for their first steps into the world of restaurant cuisine.

Youngsters can try their hand at the construction business.

Students in Sunderland have chance to build career plans

Young people in Sunderland are being given the chance to build on job prospects in the construction industry.

Coun Niall Hodson.

Sunderland teachers take 3,800 days off due to stress

Teachers across Sunderland took 3,800 days off due to stress in the last year, according to latest figures.


Dramatic alcohol abuse lesson for Sunderland students

Hundreds of Wearside youngsters are being given a dramatic lesson on the dangers of alcohol abuse.

Chris Bowerman.

Sunderland professor asks if we can build a human brain?

Could we build an artificial brain that could take over from humans?

Natalia Rooks

Sunderland teen in cancer remission following treatment in America

A Sunderland teenager who has been battling cancer says she is looking forward to getting her life “back on track” after specialised treatment in America.

Youngsters celebrating at Hudson Road Primary School.

Sunderland school celebrates Ofsted success

It was popcorn all round as children at a Sunderland school celebrated their Ofsted success.

Sports and Exercise lecturer at The University of Sunderland, Morc Coulson.

Sunderland fitness guru’s guide to getting fit for 2018

A Sunderland fitness expert says small changes are one of the best ways to a healthier life.


A young Sunderland baker has risen to the challenge

A young Sunderland baker had the chance to work with professionals on her prize-winning muffins.

Gabiel Ingram with parents Ben and Victoria Huntington and brothers Caleb Ingram, 9, and Jamie Carr (back).

Community pitches in with birthday bash after disabled teenager’s party is cancelled

A big-hearted community has come together after plans for a disabled teenager’s birthday party fell through.


Sunderland pupils bury time capsule at Hylton Castle as £4.5million restoration project presses ahead

Pupils are helping to preserve time for future Sunderland generations.

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