Hilary French, headmistress of Central High School in Jesmond, Newcastle

Central Newcastle High School headmistress calls for action on attainment gap

Hilary French, headmistress at Central Newcastle High School, has called for the North East Schools Challenge to be put into action

North East Women leaders conference at the Newcastle Business School Northumbria University Campus East

Women leaders inspiring next generation of North East girls into high-flying careers

The North East's leading ladies in science, business and law touched down at Northumbria University to help young women of the future get ahead. Kate Proctor reports on the ultimate careers advice day

Students due to start the new Newcastle High School for Girls in September model the new teal coloured uniform

New uniform for merged Newcastle private schools unveiled on the catwalk

The new uniform for the merged Church High and Central High schools was unveiled at a catwalk show

The Central Newcastle High School Under 17 team - Imogen Bishop, Gaby Smith and Lucy Howarth

Newcastle school athletes scoop gold medals at London's Olympic Park

Biathletes from Central Newcastle High School have scooped a series of golds at a national competition held at London's Olympic Park

Jewellery designed by Central Newcastle High School pupils and made by Maasai women in Kenya

Maasai women of Kenya make a visit to Central Newcastle High School

Maasai women from Kenya visited Central Newcastle High School yesterday to meet pupils for whom they designed jewellery

Central Newcastle High School's Art and Design Fashion Show.

Designs dazzle at Central Newcastle High School annual fashion show

Old girls and undergraduates joined students for a catwalk extravaganza at Central Newcastle High School's annual fashion parade

Central Newcastle High School has three netball teams qualifying for the National finals this year after being disqualified last year

Central Newcastle High School netballers bounce back after 10p debt row

Central Newcastle High School netball teams have made it through to the national final a year after being banned

Members of the Brandling string ensemble

Bradley Creswick to perform with Newcastle school orchestra

A big night is in store for the precociously talented young musicians of a North East string ensemble

Hilary French, headmistress of Central High School

Newcastle headmistress warns teachers not to be 'sniffy' about apprenticeships

The headmistress of a prestigious North East girls’ school has warned teachers not to be "sniffy" about apprenticeships

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Interview: Cake-maker Kate Emmett of Jesmond

Formerly in investment banking, Kate Emmett now makes a living from baking cakes – and her sweet creations are selling like the proverbial hot cakes.

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