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Thursday, October 31, 2019

A watchdog has praised a "transformation" in front-line services for vulnerable children - but said "significant shortfalls" remain in other areas of practice.

Young people who claimed schools "just didn't care" when it came to bullying have sparked positive action.

A high school is planning to rid its campus of plastic bottles in a bid to reduce waste.

An independent school which collapsed into administration is going on the market - with liquidators estimating it could fetch up to £4m.

A vision to double the size of a school with a £4m expansion has been approved, after designs were overhauled to appease neighbours.

A £4m expansion of a school, which would see it almost double in size, could get the go-ahead this week, after late changes to the scheme.

Pupils at an infant school reported seeing "little green hands" after a UFO crash landed in their wildlife garden as part of World Space Week. Police joined pupils at Wicklewood Primary and Nursery on Monday to cordon off and answer questions about a mysterious space-craft, which appeared overnight in the school playground.

Vulnerable children in Norfolk are set to benefit from a share of £84m of government funding for a landmark project to improve support for those at risk.

A primary school has been given the go ahead to lower its age range and begin accepting three-year-olds in the new year.

Inspectors uncovered "serious failings" at a private school which closed shortly before the start of term.

Study programmes are giving students at Wymondham High Academy the opportunity to stand out from the crowd and leave Sixth Form with more than the necessary grades and knowledge. They can also build their confidence and focus on planning for their future careers or university applications.

The new headteacher for a Norfolk school has been revealed.

Parents who park where they shouldn't during the school run will face a greater chance of being fined in the future.

Proposals for a "nationally unique" state school have been submitted to planners.

An academy trust has brushed off accusations about standards from parents disgruntled with GCSE results at one of its schools.

Former pupils and staff of a school which announced it would not be reopening just weeks before the start of term will be given the chance to say goodbye to the place many still consider "a family home".

There were mixed results but triumphant feelings at schools in Wymondham, Hethersett and Attleborough as the GCSE results rolled in.

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