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Department for Education

Half-a-million pounds of government money could be put towards tackling exclusion in Norfolk’s schools, after a bid was submitted by council officers.

A junior school is celebrating its 50th anniversary by inviting old pupils to share their memories.

Robert Kett

Teaching children about food can bring long-term benefits to the farming industry which produces it – but one Norfolk school seeks to prove it can have a much wider impact on education too. CHRIS HILL reports.

New schools and extensions are in the pipeline as council bosses look to spend £33m to make sure there are enough school places in fast-growing communities.

Hethersett Academy

Collected lots of Sports for Schools tokens and wondering what to do next? Here’s everything you need to know.

Exam season is about to start for thousands of teenagers across Norfolk. As major changes are being introduced to the GCSE grading system, reporter SOPHIE WYLLIE looks at what this means for pupils and parents.

Department for Education

Norfolk’s largest group of schools is “getting its act together” - but does still not have high enough standards, inspectors have said.

A small primary school has been praised for its harmonious environment in an Ofsted report.

United Kingdom

A school has opened a woodland learning area it hopes will make its pupils more resourceful and healthy.

Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Two Norfolk teachers are in the running for top awards.

Wymondham College

For many years, it has been a crucial exam aid which has helped students plan just how much time they have got to write an essay or solve a mathematical puzzle.

An artist famous for his muddy creations on the back of his white van inspired children to create their own masterpieces during a school visit.

Young reading enthusiasts are needed to help children choose what books to read at Norfolk’s libraries this summer.

Norfolk County Council

A playgroup is marking its 50th anniversary this weekend by inviting the community to celebrate with them.

A primary school pupil has received a £50 book voucher after winning a design competition.

Students at Wymondham High Academy Trust have taken part 
in a real life business challenge aimed at developing the skills and raising aspirations of young people across the UK.

United Kingdom

A time capsule has been lowered into the ground to mark the end of a ten-year campaign for a new special school.

Old Buckenham

A building firm aimed to inspire the next generation of engineers by inviting school students to look around its high-tech facilities.

A rose garden and plant centre has donated some of its produce to a new primary school.

Unfilled places in the new intake at a Great Yarmouth school have doubled, amid proposals for a controversial merger.

Children at a Wymondham primary school have created an exhibition about emotions.

Primary School

A historian of international reputation will be speaking to students at Wymondham College.

University of East Anglia

Valuable safety lessons will be taught to Norfolk’s primary school children as part of a series of interactive workshops which are touring the county.

More than 430 schools across the region will remain closed today (Friday) due to poor weather conditions.

Beast from the East

Hundreds of schools in Norfolk and Suffolk remain closed today (Thursday) following fresh weather warnings across the country.


As the curtain continues to rise on Norfolk’s community theatre scene, reporter Donna-Louise Bishop explores the reasons behind its enduring appeal.


Widespread snow has fallen across Norfolk and Waveney overnight. Here’s where you can find out here if your local school has been forced to close fully or partially.

Norfolk County Council

Three generations of the same family will share a platform at the famous TEDxNorwichED event to say what they think it means to “dream big”.

A respected headteacher from an academy’s past made a valuable donation to its future after leaving £6,000 in his will for the school’s library.

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