North of Tyne Mayor Jamie Driscoll has invited all 6th forms and colleges in the region to get involved in the Mayor’s Schools Climate Challenge.

Launching on 10 November the challenge is to develop a working computer game to help raise awareness of climate change issues.  The North of Tyne Combined Authority (NTCA) are supporting Newcastle University who will work with the KS5 students from participating 6th forms and colleges to develop their computer game.

Any 6th forms and colleges interested participating should contact  More information is in the flyer below which you can download here. NTCA Key Stage 5 Flyer V2

Poster with an image of a girl wearing a virtual reality headset and text about a gaming challenge

The Mayor’s Schools Climate Challenge supports young people to engage in proactive climate change activities. NTCA recognises the importance of children having access to world class environmental education and are exploring ways to support our schools to provide this. Visit the Climate Change Education project for more information.

Find out what the people of the North of Tyne think about Climate Change and how we should tackle it Visit the Citizens’ Assembly on Climate Change for more information.