Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Hethersett Junior School

Just three months ago her life was clouded with tragedy when her cousin Harry Ottaway took his own life at the age of 20.

Nine out of 10 parents in Norfolk and Suffolk will be sending their child to their first-choice primary school in September.


A new primary prep school for 450 pupils - and 30 boarders - is to open in Norfolk as part of a wave of newly-approved free schools.

Wymondham College

The Diocese of Norwich is canvassing views on its bid to run new free schools around Norfolk.


Students at staff at Wymondham College have walked, ran and hobbled the distance from Morley to Malawi to raise money for a charity in the African nation.

Wymondham College

A group of students held a property auction to ‘sell off’ a section of their school as part of a programme of activity to develop their teamwork and leadership skills.

Jonathan Taylor

Watchdogs have welcomed ‘decisive action’ to speed up improvement at the department which looks after Norfolk’s most vulnerable children.

Norfolk County Council

More than 75pc of readers have agreed with government proposals to axe national curriculum tests taken by seven-year-olds in England.

Department for Education

The lives of children with long-term medical problems are being put at risk because schools are failing to take care of them as well as they should, claims a group of charities.

Department for Education

A village school has received a letter of congratulations from schools minister Nick Gibb after being named one of the country’s best.

Gareth Stevens

Tributes have been paid to popular teacher and musician Elizabeth McBeath, of Wymondham, who has died aged 89.

Wymondham College

Teachers and pupils alike had a great time celebrating Red Nose Day at Old Buckenham High School.

Old Buckenham High School

The tragic consequences of road collisions were brought into sharp focus for a group of Wymondham students.

Lorne Green

A library mentoring project teaching more than 750 Norfolk residents to read can go ahead after receiving a funding boost of almost £100,000.

Young people learned about DNA at a free workshop designed to bring the wonders of science to children in a rural area.

Alarming figures have revealed that about a quarter of Norfolk four to five-year-olds are overweight or obese - and the figure rises to 32.1pc for 10 to 11-year-olds.

Browick Road Primary School

Heads of hundreds of the county’s primary and secondary schools have warned of an “imminent” crisis, in hard-hitting letters sent to parents and carers. Here is the letter in full:

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’Decisions on school spending will no longer be driven by what is best for our children but rather what we can afford’.

Department for Education

An Attleborough Academy Year 7 English class spent a day learning what it is like to produce news reports to tight deadlines by taking part in BBC School News Report activity day.


The director of a documentary featuring artworks depicting child victims of the Holocaust was the special guest at Wymondham College’s annual Lincoln Lecture.

Wymondham College

Fears it could be final curtains for performing arts lessons at a Norfolk high school are a drama about nothing, a school has said.

Most of us only get chance to learn about the wonders of physics, chemistry and biology at secondary school.

A group of students from Wymondham College have argued their way to the final of a national debating competition.

Wymondham College

Around 80 primary schools will compete against one another to win a fully-installed interactive technology suite worth over £6,750.


Thousands of teenagers have a fresh insight into the variety of jobs and training on offer in Norfolk after a major careers festival.


More than 20 students from across the region were awarded £188,351 in scholarships to help them continue their studies.

University of East Anglia

A group of students are planning to visit underprivileged schools on a upcoming trip to Ecuador.

Wymondham High Academy

He is usually found jumping in to the air blocking goals from hitting the back net for Norwich City.


The vast majority of parents in Norfolk and Suffolk have secured their children a place at their first-choice secondary school.

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