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A family run swim school has found a novel solution to the dwindling number of pools available for swimming lessons - they’ve built their own.

Hundreds of students in Norfolk and Waveney nervously awaiting results will today discover how they fared in their A-levels.

She has lived with a condition called hypermobility syndrome since she was 12 years old.

Neil McShane

Hundreds of students across Norfolk and Suffolk nervously awaiting results will soon discover how they fared in their A-levels.

Youngsters at a Wymondham school have been given the chance to learn about the environment at an ecology workshop day.

Browick Road Primary School

This summer will see the first cohort of GCSE students decipher a mix of letters and numbers in their results. Education correspondent Lauren Cope looks at the move to numerical grading and what it means for pupils.

Lauren Cope

A new £13m complex needs school in Old Buckenham has taken a step closer after building work tipped over the halfway point.

Chapel Road School

Parents say a Wymondham school’s decision to scrap its late bus will leave rural children deprived of opportunities.

Hundreds of heads, teachers and school staff are today unwinding at the start of the six-week summer break. For a handful, though, the relaxation will continue past September. EDP reporters spoke to some of those celebrating retirement.

Pupils and staff at Wymondham College are celebrating a refurbishment of the school’s tennis and netball courts, which followed a £6,000 fundraising effort.

Wymondham College

Families and colleagues have said a fond farewell to a much-loved nursery nurse who has spent nearly five decades working with children.

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A South Norfolk school which was deemed as requiring improvement by Ofsted has performed well following an interim inspection.

It has been just over 50 years since students walked through the gates of the newly-opened Attleborough Secondary School for the first time.

Neil McShane

Bright students from around Norfolk and north Suffolk have been brushing up on how to land a spot at top universities at a summer workshop in Norwich.

A rural Norfolk school has been honoured with a gold award for going green.

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A person has been treated for smoke inhalation after burning their dinner in Attleborough.

Getting physical was the aim of the game at a ‘Sporty Family Picnic’ held at Wymondham’s Robert Kett School for pupils under age five and their families.

Wymondham Leisure Centre

She has an ambition to become a humanitarian lawyer, but first, she is off on what promises to be a life-changing trip to Malawi.

Wymondham College

A group of five former students from Hethersett Old Hall School (HOHS) have attended a ceremony at Buckingham Palace to receive their gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards.

Harry

The tragic story of a girl whose life was tragically cut short in the aftermath of the atomic explosion at Hiroshima has motivated a group of schoolchildren to make 1,000 paper cranes.

Lauren Cope

Year 11s at Attleborough Academy dressed up as everything from ninja turtles to angels, sumo wrestlers and bananas in pyjamas to celebrate their leavers’ day.

Neil McShane

Artwork by pupils at Wymondham’s Browick Road Primary School has gone on show as part of this month’s Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios.

Browick Road Primary School

He once put boot to ball in between classes at Attleborough High School, now Attleborough Academy.

Attleborough Academy

A museum which commemorates one of the darkest periods of East Anglia’s History is celebrating two landmark anniversaries this year.

Plans are being made to revolutionise schooling in the village of Hethersett.

County Council

Children at a Norfolk school have been getting up close and personal with the natural world as part of an innovative outdoor learning programme.

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A headteacher’s “high aspirations” and a “stimulating curriculum” have seen a village school turn around its fortunes in a glowing inspection report.

Hethersett Junior School

Alice in Wonderland characters, the Grinch, the royal family, fairies and even Bananas in Pyjamas were all part of a school leavers’ day at Attleborough Academy.

Lauren Cope

It was a case of on your marks, get set go, as a former RAF site was transformed into a children’s racetrack for the day.

North Walsham

A free book will be given to pre-school children who visit a library in Norfolk next week as part of a national initiative.

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