Boxer Danielle wins England championship

Talented student athlete Danielle Marshall is celebrating after winning the national title at England Boxing’s Youth Championships. Danielle defeated her opponents in the 69kg division at Birtley ABC to take the belt where she was also named the tournament’s best boxer. The Sport and Exercise student is one of boxing’s up and coming stars and … Continued

Developing health care professionals of the future

With the NHS and health sector under increased pressure during unprecedented times, Education Partnership North East continues to lead the way in producing the next generation of frontline health care professionals. Challenging the growing skills gap across the region, multi-million-pound investment in facilities will see a state-of-the-art ‘Health Hub’ open at Northumberland College, mirroring those … Continued

EPNE colleges launch virtual open days

Education Partnership North East is offering its prospective students the chance to experience college life without leaving their homes.  Sunderland College, Northumberland College and Hartlepool Sixth Form have moved their open days online during the COVID-19 outbreak to reassure school leavers, offer advice and guidance and help them prepare for their future.  These innovative live and interactive events will give students the opportunity to talk to directly to teaching staff … Continued

TASS student-athlete Mollie wins bronze at Karate European Championships

Mollie Cooper, a Hartlepool Sixth Form TASS student-athlete, has won two bronze medals at the Karate European Championships in Budapest. Competing against athletes from Italy, Belgium, France and Germany in kata and fighting, Mollie’s success came just a month after a strong performance at the British Championships where she won four of her five fights … Continued

Sport Academy and TASS Athletes take part in sport psychology workshop

Hartlepool Sixth Form College sport academy and TASS athletes have recently been involved in a sport psychology workshop with Newcastle University’s Dr. Gary Robinson. Gary, is the Senior Lecturer in Sport & Clinical Psychology at Newcastle University and his workshop was centred around peak performance, confidence and mental health in sport. This was a great … Continued

Sport students visit Teesside University to examine contemporary issues related to football

A2 PE students recently visited Teesside University to attend a conference examining the contemporary challenges in football culture. The conference brought together social science researchers and football practitioners to explore the contemporary challenges facing the people’s game and the opportunities to address these challenges. Guest speakers included the chief executive of ‘Show Racism the Red … Continued

Students collaborate for Global Game Jam Event

Students from both Harltepool Sixth Form and Sunderland College recently took part in ‘The Global Game Jam’ (GGJ), which is the world’s largest game jam event taking place around the world at physical locations. The students were tasked with creating games in teams, to the theme of ‘what home means to you’. They were given … Continued

Students make a splash with volunteering work

Sports students at Hartlepool Sixth Form have been inspiring the younger generation of swimmers through their volunteering work. Five sports students volunteered to support a local primary school swimming gala and gained real work skills, which will help them progress to a career in the industry. Talented swimmer and Hartlepool Sixth Form student Hannah Fenwick, … Continued