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Schools honoured for international approach to learning
Published November 25, 2019 10.48am
Schools that go the extra mile to encourage pupils to be global citizens with respect for different cultures have been celebrated.
Find the unexpected in your family tree
Published November 22, 2019 10.41am
A family history course will return to give attendees the chance to look at lesser known archives and discover hidden family histories.
Sir Bobby Robson's legacy continues to inspire at County Durham school
Published November 14, 2019 11.10am
Sir Bobby Robson's widow, Lady Elsie, returned to the school sports centre he opened 13 years ago this week to celebrate the difference it is making to young people's lives.
Rediscover the River Wear through historic maps
Published November 12, 2019 12.21pm
The River Wear's exciting past will be mapped out in an archivist led history talk.
Children's festival shines light on faith celebrations
Published November 11, 2019 10.08am
Pupils from primary schools across County Durham learnt how people of different religions use light to celebrate their faith at a festival this month.
Employment roadshow heads to Stanley
Published November 08, 2019 10.40am
Young people can find out about training and job opportunities at an information event next week.
Cabinet asked to support school's MAT decision
Published November 06, 2019 10.31am
Councillors are being asked to support a County Durham school's decision to join a multi-academy trust in order to safeguard its future.
Pupils praised for never missing a day of school
Published October 29, 2019 9.43am
Pupils from around County Durham have been honoured for never missing a day of school.
Reminder for parents to apply for secondary school places
Published October 22, 2019 11.55am
Parents in County Durham are being reminded they are running out of time to apply for secondary school places for their children.
Getting creative improves Maureen's wellbeing
Published October 07, 2019 9.45am
A keen crafter whose involvement in a creative support group helped her through cancer treatment is encouraging others to join free wellbeing sessions in County Durham.