7 Jul

Danny Boyle to deliver South Shields lecture

David Miliband has announced that the 2017 South Shields Lecture will be delivered by award winning film producer, Danny Boyle. His work includes, Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, The Beach, Slumdog Millionaire, 28 Days Later and 127 Hours. In addition to his blockbuster films, he was the Artistic Director for Isles of Wonder, the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games. Having r...

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17 May

Academy Status Update

The process of conversion to Harton Academy within the Illuminare Multi Academy Trust continues. There has been a delay in the conversion date due to a number of small issues that are out of our control but all of which are currently being addressed. Our current date for conversion is September 2017. We are looking forward to starting a new academic year as an Academy within our own Multi Academy ...

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15 Mar

Academy Status Update

The current date that Harton is hoping to complete conversion to Academy status is 1 May 2017 however, as this is quite a detailed process, this date could realistically be put back a little further into the summer term. Jarrow School are hoping to convert by 1 July 2017. We are looking forward to starting the new academic year as ‘Harton Academy’ which will be part of ‘The Illuminare Multi ...

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Your teaching year in a nutshell
26 Jan

Teaching year in a nutshell

We recently published our latest advert for ‘Train to Teach’ at HTSA. The advert, called ‘Your Teaching Year in a Nutshell,’ breaks down our one year teacher training course into an easy to follow and informative, one minute video. So, if you want to know a little more about what the course entails, please watch the video below and, if you would like further ...

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13 Jan

Training to become a teacher in the North East of England

Are you interested in training to become a teacher, in the North East of England, with Harton Teaching School Alliance? Train To Teach Event Saturday 11th February 2017 - 12pm - 4pm The Ramside Hall Hotel, Durham - DH1 1TD - The Ballroom The free Train To Teach event is designed to provide you with all the information you need on pursuing a career in teaching and how to app...

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16 Dec

Confirmation of Multi Academy Trust

The school received confirmation last night from the Department for Education that Harton’s bid to become an Academy and set up a Multi Academy Trust, initially with Jarrow School, had been accepted. Further information will follow in the New Year. Sir Ken Gibson Executive Head Teacher View more...

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6 Oct

Kick start a new career in teaching

Are you thinking about kick-starting an exciting new career in teaching? If so, the following events are the perfect opportunity for you to learn all you need to know about teacher training and how to apply. Who is this event for? The events are designed for anyone who has a degree and is interested in teaching - particularly those who are considering starting their initial teacher trai...

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28 Sep

Say hello to our future teachers

We would like to welcome our 2016-2017 cohort. We have 16 secondary and 4 primary trainees, in placements schools, within the Harton Teaching School Alliance. If you’re interested in becoming a teacher, please get in touch. ...

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