Education Secretary Michael Gove is visiting pupils, teachers and parents today on Teesside. He will visit Ian Ramsey School in Stockton and Conyers Academy this afternoon.
More top news
It is the final weekend to say goodbye to the Great North Snowdogs in Gateshead.
Former Newcastle captain Alan Shearer is an ambassador for the NSPCC and is urging victims of the football abuse scandal to call its hotline
Middlesbrough MPs are joining in the UK-wide celebration of small businesses.