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North Tyneside and the whole of the North East boast some of the best schools, colleges and universities in the country providing an excellent range of education, training and development opportunities for individuals and companies located in the borough. Our universities are ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2016).

 

 

Primary and Secondary School Performance Tables –                         Top 10 Local Authorities

 Rank Local Authority % of Pupils in Schools Rated Good or Outstanding by Ofsted
 1 City of London 100
 2 Wandsworth 96.7
 3 Bournemouth 94.1
 4 North Tyneside 93.7
 5 Hackney  93.4
 6 Kensington and Chelsea         93.1
 7 Trafford  93.1
 8 Newcastle upon Tyne  91.9
 9 Kingston upon Thames  91.2
 10  Westminster  90.6
Source: Watchsted.com (Mar 15)

 

 

Primary and Secondary School Performance Table – Top Regions

Rank Region % of Schools Rated Good or Outstanding by Ofsted
1 North East 86.3
2 London 85.9
3 South West 84.6
4 North West 84.2
5 South East  79.1
6 East Midlands  79.0
7 West Midlands  78.7
8 East of England  77.8
9 Yorkshire and Humber    76.3
Source: Watchsted.com (Mar 15)

 

 

Level of Qualification Achieved

  North Tyneside    North East  Great Britain
  No. %           No.  %             %
 NVQ4 & above 40,400 31.7 467,200 28.4 36.0
 NVQ3 & above 69,200 54.3 326,400 52.5 56.7
 NVQ2 & above 96,600 75.8 315,900 71.7 73.3
 NVQ1 & above 112,900  88.6  213,900  84.7  85.0
 Other qualifications  6,700  5.3  88,000  5.3  6.2
 No qualifications 7,800  6.1  164,000  10.0  8.8
Source: ONS Annual Population Survey (Jan 14 – Dec 14)

 

 

Total Number of University Students

Durham             Newcastle         Northumbria    Sunderland     
Total No. Students 17,410 24,696  30,704 19,700
 Undergraduates 13, 108 18,484  26,365 16,200
 Postgraduates 4,302 6,212  4,339  3,500
 Source: Individual University Press Office – figures are for 2015/16

 

 

Further Information

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