How did your MP vote?

There has been a numberof different indicative votes in the House of Commons about Brexit and options which MPs woudl like the Prime Minsiter to pursue. Here is how County Durham MPs voted. Roberta Blackman-Woods Kevan Jones Helen Goodman Grahame Morris Laura Pidcock Phil Wilson Give MPs the power to compel Theresa May to seek…

Future Business Magnates

Challenge 5   The future Business Magnates is an enterprise competition made up of six different business challenges that aims to build enthusiasm and introducing the basics for young people to start a business. This is challenge number five. At first, the organiser presented different cities around the world with their own different problems. The…

North East Regional Forum European Youth Parliament

Peterlee, County Durham – 18 March Report by Victor Klügel   The day started with a welcome speech from the organizers were the attending pupils were encouraged to be “bold and passionate”. The young pupils were also encouraged by the mayor of Peterlee to go out to the world as the great next generation and…

Celebrating primary languages

Celebrating Primary Languages Beamish Hall Hotel Tuesday 9 July 0930 – 1430 An opportunity to learn from excellent regional practice as well as from national leaders in teaching of languages in the primary school. Attendance is FREE but places are limited and early application is recommended. School staff who have recently taken part in ERASMUS+…

The Spanish Apprentice

Can your pupils be our next Apprentices? A FREE one day marketing challenge using Spanish and hosted at Durham University for more able and talented pupils in Y9/10. The Challenge : To complete a series of language based tasks; using all four skills and produce a short voice over for an advert for one of…

Brexit viewed by a Swede.

Victor Klügel is a visiting intern from the Linnaeus University in Sweden. He offers us his perspective. What do you think ? This February I got the opportunity to go the United Kingdom and do an internship. When my placement was accepted the only thing I needed to do was to book a flight and…

School partnership bursaries

Dear teachers, School Partnership Bursaries 2018-2019 Did you run any activities with your German partner school last year? School partnership bursaries of £1,000 are available once more to help you to keep your UK-German partnership alive. All you need to do is answer a few short questions about your partnership activities this year and your…

Prepare for Brexit toolkit

  The North East Chamber of Commerce reported recently that 47.2% of businesses felt underprepared for Brexit, with most taking little or no action to prepare. With this in mind, and with the 29 March 2019 looming, it’s essential that businesses begin to make preparations. The North east Growth Hub toolkit can be accessed here