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Proposals for £8.2m primary school at Bowburn
Published October 12, 2017 2.37pm
Fancy playing a key role in the UK's biggest light festival next month? There's still time to sign up as a volunteer for this year's Lumiere.
Pupils celebrate £16,000 playground improvements
Published October 04, 2017 11.39am
A giant storyteller's chair and adventure trail are brightening up playtime at a County Durham primary school.
Actor set for stardom thanks Durham stage school for his success
Published September 28, 2017 4.52pm
An actor set for stardom is encouraging young people across County Durham to follow in his footsteps and join their local drama school.
Schoolchildren join saving scheme
Published September 28, 2017 4.49pm
A new money-saving scheme is helping children learn the importance of staying out of debt.
New package aims to end teaching assistant dispute in County Durham
Published September 28, 2017 4.09pm
Councillors have agreed a final offer for teaching assistants (TAs) in County Durham, which includes the establishment of a career progression board, a tailored training package and a delay in implementing contract changes until January 2018 with two years compensation.
Children and Families Partnership honoured with Children's Commissioner visit
Published September 28, 2017 12.58pm
The Children's Commissioner for England has completed a visit of County Durham to recognise and celebrate the work of the Children and Families Partnership (CFP).
Success for Durham students in new A-Level system
Published August 17, 2017 8.48am
Sixth form students across County Durham have been commended for their excellent A-Level results.
Police cadets to play their part in upcoming Tour Series
Published May 09, 2017 1.41pm
A group of police cadets are gearing up to play their part in this year's Tour Series when it returns to the city at the end of the month.
First choice primary school places rise again
Published April 18, 2017 11.13am
More than 5,000 children in County Durham have received a place at one of their chosen primary schools for September 2017.
Durham schools and academies given national recognition
Published March 21, 2017 4.48pm
We have been given 'value added' awards in recognition of the achievement of our schools and academies.
Three rural County Durham schools to share headteacher
Published May 04, 2016 1.51pm
Durham County Council is to keep three rural schools open, with a shared headteacher, following discussions with educators.
Brighter future thanks to funding for youth employment
Published April 13, 2016 10.19am
Up to 6,000 young people are to benefit after we secured £17m to help them on their pathway to employment