Schools and learning news

New £18m High Tunstall College of Science opens its doors

Published on Tuesday, 26th November 2019

A brand new state-of-the-art £18m school has opened in Hartlepool.  

  • Pupils celebrate Inter-Faith Week

    Published on Friday, 22nd November 2019

    Pupils from primary schools across Hartlepool came together to showcase their RE work in a celebration of Inter-Faith Week.

  • Apply now for primary school places

    Published on Tuesday, 12th November 2019

    Applications for school places for children due to start primary school in Hartlepool next September are now being taken.

  • Bumper start for annual child safety initiative

    Published on Wednesday, 16th October 2019

    An annual multi-agency initiative which teaches children in Hartlepool how to stay safe is taking place for the 24th time – and there was an unexpected bonus for the first school to take part.

  • Students complete first year of course in CECA first

    Published on Monday, 15th July 2019

    The first students to use a new state-of-the-art computer suite at The Centre for Excellence in Creative Arts (CECA) in Hartlepool have successfully completed the first year of their course.

  • FREE #LoveHartlepool Music Festival

    Published on Thursday, 4th July 2019

    Residents across Hartlepool are being encouraged to attend the first ever #LoveHartlepool Music Festival.

  • Creative pupils reinforce safety messages

    Published on Monday, 11th February 2019

    Pupils in Hartlepool who attended a special event to promote personal safety have used their creative skills to highlight the lessons they learned.

  • Fantastic February half-term fun at Oscars

    Published on Monday, 11th February 2019

    Hartlepool parents are reminded about an action-packed week of fun for children at Oscars during the February half-term break.

  • Ballot box drama's creative approach to pupil engagement

    Published on Wednesday, 6th February 2019

    A new play which aims to help young school pupils learn about political concepts such as democracy and the rule of law is coming to Hartlepool.

  • Ofsted inspectors’ praise for primary school

    Published on Monday, 4th February 2019

    A Hartlepool primary school has been judged as ‘good’ by Ofsted inspectors.

  • Mini Police "graduates" honoured by Chief Constable

    Published on Thursday, 20th December 2018

    Pupils from a Hartlepool primary school have "graduated" as Mini Police with praise from Cleveland's Chief Constable Mike Veale.

  • Hartlepool school to re-open

    Published on Wednesday, 7th November 2018

    Barnard Grove Primary School is to reopen tomorrow (Thursday 8th November).

  • Hartlepool school temporarily closed

    Published on Friday, 2nd November 2018

    A Hartlepool school is to be closed for three days from Monday 5th November to enable an independent survey of the building to take place.

  • STEM subjects brought to life through series of masterclasses

    Published on Tuesday, 16th October 2018

    STEM subjects are being brought to life for young people in Hartlepool through a series of exciting industry-led practical sessions.

  • Annual child safety initiative enters 23rd year

    Published on Monday, 8th October 2018

    An annual multi-agency initiative that teaches children in Hartlepool how to stay safe is underway for the 23rd time.

  • Young people to remember First World War sacrifice in major theatre performance

    Published on Monday, 24th September 2018

    Children from primary schools in Hartlepool are learning about the First World War as they prepare to take part in a gala of youth remembrance to mark the hundredth anniversary of the 1918 armistice.

  • Help with school uniform for hard-pressed families

    Published on Wednesday, 12th September 2018

    Help is at hand for families in Hartlepool who are struggling to meet the cost of buying school uniform for their children.

  • GCSE results success for Hartlepool students

    Published on Thursday, 23rd August 2018

    Young people in Hartlepool have again achieved some very good GCSE grades this year, in the face of major changes in the exams and their grading system.

  • Battle of the Balance Bikes!

    Published on Tuesday, 17th July 2018

    Hartlepool children from four local primary schools recently battled it out to take home the title of Hartlepool Inter Schools Balance Bike Challenge 2018 champions.

  • Open evening opportunity at Outstanding Oscars

    Published on Monday, 2nd July 2018

    Parents in Hartlepool are invited to come along to an open evening to see everything Oscars has to offer for their children.

  • Nominate your young superstars!

    Published on Tuesday, 12th June 2018

    Residents, organisations and parents in the town are being encouraged to nominate young superstars for this year’s ‘The Future’s Bright, The Future’s Young People Awards’.

  • Make your May holiday marvellous at Oscars

    Published on Friday, 18th May 2018

    Parents in Hartlepool are reminded about an action-packed fortnight of fun for children at Oscars during the May half term break.

  • Pupils in Commonwealth celebration

    Published on Tuesday, 1st May 2018

    SCHOOLCHILDREN from across Hartlepool have come together to celebrate the Commonwealth at a special event in the town.

  • Most parents/carers get first choice school

    Published on Monday, 16th April 2018

    THE vast majority of parents/carers who applied for a primary reception school place in Hartlepool have received their first choice.

  • Centre for Excellence in Creative Arts

    Published on Tuesday, 27th March 2018

    Hartlepool Borough Council would like to invite you to take a tour of the Centre for Excellence in Creative Arts.

  • Egg-cellent Easter fun at Oscars

    Published on Wednesday, 21st March 2018

    PARENTS IN Hartlepool are reminded about an action-packed fortnight of fun for children at Oscars during the April half term break.

  • School updates

    Published on Sunday, 4th March 2018

    All schools and colleges will be open tomorrow (Monday 5th March) UNLESS their websites or social media indicate otherwise.

  • US Embassy team to visit Hartlepool

    Published on Wednesday, 21st February 2018

    A SERIES of special events is being held in Hartlepool next week to give youngsters & their families an opportunity to find out more about scholarships for international students studying in the USA.

  • Pupils plan a haven for mini beasts

    Published on Tuesday, 20th February 2018

    PUPILS at a Hartlepool primary school are set to transform part of their school field into a haven for wildlife.

  • Students’ safety tips shine at Crucial Crew ceremony

    Published on Monday, 12th February 2018

    SAFETY-CONSCIOUS students from across Hartlepool shone at a recent Crucial Crew awards ceremony in the town.

  • No access to Hartlepool Borough Council's online school admissions system on Monday 7th January

    Published on Tuesday, 9th January 2018

    Please note that there will be no access to Hartlepool Borough Council’s online school admissions system on Monday 7th January between 8.30am and 1.30pm while a technical upgrade is carried out.

  • Learners, volunteers and staff celebrated at ceremony

    Published on Friday, 5th January 2018

    The outstanding work of staff, volunteers and learners at Hartlepool Council’s Adult Education Service (HADED) was recently recognised at a celebration event.

  • Christmas fun at outstanding Oscars

    Published on Friday, 22nd December 2017

    FESTIVE fun was top of the curriculum recently as Oscars enjoyed its annual Christmas party for three and four year olds.

  • Hartlepool youngsters make it a happy Christmas for elderly people

    Published on Wednesday, 20th December 2017

    YOUNG people across Hartlepool have brought Christmas cheer to hundreds of elderly, housebound or isolated residents by sending them specially-designed festive cards.

  • Inspiring Our Future – Ambitious Vision Launched To Transform Education, Employment And Skills

    Published on Friday, 8th December 2017

    Tees Valley Combined Authority has launched its strategy ‘Inspiring Our Future’ to transform Education, Employment and Skills in the area.

  • Helping our young entrepreneurs to see a world of opportunities

    Published on Thursday, 30th November 2017

    YOUNG people from Hartlepool proved they had plenty of talent to shine in business during a special event to foster global entrepreneurship.

  • Anger over education facility closure

    Published on Friday, 17th November 2017

    Councillors have voiced their anger at Government cuts after it was revealed that a pioneering education facility in Hartlepool is to close.

  • Apply now for primary school places

    Published on Wednesday, 15th November 2017

    Applications for school places can now be made by parents whose children are due to start primary school in Hartlepool next September.

  • Diocese praise for St Bega’s

    Published on Thursday, 12th October 2017

    THE Diocese for Hexham and Newcastle has praised the leadership, Catholic life and collective worship at a Hartlepool primary school.

  • Free storytelling sessions at Summerhill

    Published on Wednesday, 11th October 2017

    A HARTLEPOOL country park is hosting a series of very special storytelling events next week.

  • Mayor of Hartlepool congratulates students for their flair for Fairtrade

    Published on Monday, 2nd October 2017

    TIP-TOP trading students from Hartlepool have been rewarded for their role in the first ‘Hartlepool Fairtrade Steering Group’s Schools’ Fair’.

  • Outstanding Oscars service expansion

    Published on Monday, 4th September 2017

    WORKING parents in Hartlepool eligible for a new Government childcare scheme could take advantage of changes to Oscars club services.

  • Young researchers draw up plans

    Published on Wednesday, 30th August 2017

    AN INNOVATIVE research project is being pioneered in Hartlepool to help shape better health and social care services for young people.

  • GCSE results success for Hartlepool students

    Published on Thursday, 24th August 2017

    YOUNG people in Hartlepool have achieved some good GCSE grades this year.

  • Youngsters love free holiday club

    Published on Monday, 14th August 2017

    DOZENS of Hartlepool children are having an action-packed summer – thanks to a free community holiday club.

  • Don’t miss out on summer fun at Oscars

    Published on Friday, 4th August 2017

    PARENTS IN Hartlepool are reminded about an action-packed third week of fun for children at Oscars during the summer school holiday break.

  • Farewell to popular school governor

    Published on Thursday, 3rd August 2017

    PUPILS and staff at a Hartlepool primary school gave a rousing send off recently to a popular school governor.

  • Much-loved Rossmere Headteacher given festival farewell

    Published on Monday, 24th July 2017

    STAFF of Rossmere Primary School recently waved goodbye to a much-loved Headteacher at a surprise fun forest festival event.

  • Summer fun at Oscars

    Published on Friday, 14th July 2017

    PARENTS IN Hartlepool have been reminded about an action-packed six-week programme of fun and excitement for children during the summer school holiday break.

  • Children encouraged to send a postcard

    Published on Friday, 30th June 2017

    CHILDREN and young people across Hartlepool are being invited to send a postcard to Council Directors this week to let them know what makes them happy about living in the town.

  • IN PICTURES: Headteacher thanks local community

    Published on Monday, 15th May 2017

    A HARTLEPOOL headteacher has thanked the community for their generous donations following a major fire to the school nursery.

  • New home for Oscars

    Published on Wednesday, 5th April 2017

    A COUNCIL-RUN children’s club in Hartlepool has moved into a new home.

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