Sunderland student blogger tests social media with trick Instagram posts

A University of Sunderland student put trust to the test as she 'hacked' her own Instagram account.

Campaigners protest plans to close village school in Durham

Plans to close a village school would destroy a community, campaigners have warned Durham County Council (DCC).

Zoe Cooper, Student Union Digital Communications Assistant at Sunderland University with some of the posters Picture: DAVID WOOD

Sunderland students animate need for culture change

The University of Sunderland has launched a campaign to tackle attitudes to hate crime, harassment and violence.

The main entrance at Hill View Junior Academy has been closed. Picture by Google Maps.

Unsafe tree forces Sunderland school to close main entrance

A school in Sunderland has closed its main entrance because of an unsafe tree.

National Offer Day is when parents find out if their children have been allocated places at their preferred primary school.

National Offer Day: What to do if you didn't get your first-choice primary school

Today is National Offer Day - when parents find out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred primary schools.

Sunderland secondary schools criticised for failing to back contraception scheme

Sunderland secondary schools criticised for failing to back contraception scheme

Calls have been made by councillors for school leaders to explain why they’re refusing to back a contraception scheme.


Sunderland youngsters join international space project

Youngsters at a Sunderland school are reaching for the sky as they blast off into space.


Watch Sunderland school’s teacher-pupil pop group as they prepare for gigs

A pupil-teacher pop group is set to hit the road with hits spanning three generations.

Will your child get a place at your preferred primary school?

When do parents in Sunderland find out about primary school places - and can I appeal?

Parents in Sunderland will find out soon whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred choices of primary school.

Will you benefit from the threshold changes?

600,000 graduates to benefit from changes to student loan repayments - how much will you save?

There has been a major change to the student loan scheme this week, with hundreds of thousands of graduates set to benefit.

Dr Paul Innerd, lecturer in Exercise Physiology at the University of Sunderland

Sugar tax won't fix our obesity crisis, says Sunderland academic

The sugar levy will not act as a quick fix in beating the UK’s bulging diet issues, a Sunderland academic has said.
NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope photo issued by Durham University of the rich galaxy cluster Abell 3827, as researchers are back in the dark over what dark matter could be, after new observations cast doubt on a previous breakthrough.

Astronomers back in the dark over dark matter after new findings by Durham University team

Scientists are back in the dark over what dark matter could be, after new observations cast doubt on a previous breakthrough.

Sunderland born author Terry Deary with one of his books.

Sunderland author Terry Deary celebrates 25 years of Horrible Histories

Blood, guts, gore and a lot of good fun proved the perfect combination for a Sunderland writer 25 years ago.

New figures analyse the gender pay gap at the nation's top universities.

Figures show Durham University has worst gender pay gap of top universities

Durham University has the worst gender pay gap of any Russell Group university in England, figures show.

Simon Marshall, Together for Children director of education, with Hudson Road headteacher Cathy Westgate, teachers and pupils.

Numbers add up for Sunderland school as it’s ranked in top 1% nationally for maths

A Sunderland school is celebrating being praised after being named in the top 1% nationally for maths.

Who gets your vote?

Nursery of the Year 2018: Who gets your vote as the best in Sunderland and Durham?

The search has begun for our Nursery of the Year 2018 and we need your help to compile the shortlist.

St Paul's CE Primary School pupils celebrate with headteacher, Natalie Fountain, Year 6 teacher, Kathryn Rowland and assistant headteacher, Jackie Graham.

Sunderland school named in top 2% nationwide for pupil progress

A Sunderland primary school has been hailed by a Government minister after being named one of the best achieving in the country for pupils progress.

Columbria Grange NE Disability Award winners. From left, Marisol Bowman, Cath Gourley, Amanda Paxton and SAFC Foundation Kevin Darke with the children.

Sunderland special school scoops prestigious sporting award

A Sunderland special school is celebrating clinching a top regional award.

Front: (L to R) Cllr Linda Williams, pupils Paige and Grace, and Groundwork NE & Cumbria's Wendy Fail, Back (L to R) Bailey, Summer, and Harry from Barmston Village Primary.

Schoolchildren go green in exciting new competition

Pupils across Washington are taking part in an exciting new competition to raise awareness of recycling.

Goals, Sunderland College Bede Campus

Heroic staff praised for response after teenage footballer collapsed during match at Sunderland College

Heroic college staff have been praised for coming to the rescue of a young footballer who collapsed during a match.

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