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Increase in children getting first choice primary school
Published April 16, 2018 10.38am
More than 96 per cent of children will this September go to their first choice primary school - up 1.23 per cent on last year.
Holocaust survivor meets Seaham schoolchildren
Published March 27, 2018 11.28am
A German woman who survived the Holocaust has been sharing her life story with schoolchildren in County Durham.
Top young Durham talent showcased at Sage Gateshead
Published March 26, 2018 11.50am
Hundreds of children filled the Sage Gateshead with tremendous tunes as Durham Music Service showcased County Durham and Darlington's top young talent.
Durham schoolchildren to visit European Parliament
Published March 19, 2018 1.11pm
Schoolchildren from the North East are set to visit the European Parliament in Strasbourg after winning a regional competition.
£8.2m new school for Bowburn goes before Cabinet
Published January 30, 2018 4.31pm
Proposals to build a brand new £8.2m school in a County Durham village go before councillors next week.
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.