Fri, 12:49

A Great Yarmouth primary school will close next August, it has been confirmed.

A primary school has received a seal of approval from Ofsted as part of its first inspection since becoming an academy.

A nine-year-old boy upset by a proposal to close his school has fired off letters to everyone he can think of including prime minister Theresa May.

A Labour councillor refused to back his own party’s motion over controversial proposals to close a Great Yarmouth school.

Mike Smith-Clare

Graduating students and their proud family members will be taking over Great Yarmouth’s Minster on Friday.

Stuart Rimmer

The National Secular Society (NSS) has said it is against a merger of two schools in Great Yarmouth.

Trafalgar College

A school is set to open again after urgent repairs to fix a leak.

Cliff Park

More than 70 East Coast College students from a range of courses, including care, animal care, hair and beauty, art and catering, attended a four day trip at Kingswood in Overstrand.

East Coast College

East Norfolk Sixth Form College’s marketing team have won a public relations award.

Parents and children objecting to the proposed merger between two Great Yarmouth schools have taken to the streets in protest.

A show of parent power will be on display in Great Yarmouth once again as a protest march winds through the town.

A team of Sport Scientists from the human performance unit at the University of Essex has visited East Norfolk Sixth Form College to highlight what a career in that particular field involves.

Sixth Form College

A councillor has apologised after a headteacher and parents of a Great Yarmouth school lodged a complaint against him.

Mick Castle

The headteacher of a primary school suspended following an alleged row in a pub is back at school.

One of Norfolk’s only stand-alone academies is preparing to join a national academy chain in the early part of next year.

Cliff Park

A college on the Norfolk coast has hosted its first summit focusing on young people’s mental health.

Stuart Rimmer

A chorus of “save our school” echoed through the streets as parents, pupils and teachers marched against the closure of their school.

County Council

Parents have reacted angrily after a meeting about plans to merge their children’s high school with another one.

Trafalgar College

The chairman of academy chain the Inspiration Trust has stepped down from his role after the government confirmed him as a new education minister.

A 14-year-old boy has been left without a school place after a mix-up saw one he believed was confirmed fall through.

Parents, teachers and the head of a Great Yarmouth school which could be merged with another will take to the streets this weekend in protest.

The man who previously oversaw academies and schools in the east of England has become chair of governors at a Great Yarmouth school.

The new principal of a school at the centre of a row over draconian rules has apologised to a former head for comments about the school’s past.

Great Yarmouth High School

Sixty primary school children were given a tour of one of Lowestoft’s most recognisable landmarks, after two organisations from their community stepped in to make the trip happen.

An academy in Great Yarmouth which introduced strict rules in a bid to transform its fortunes has seen 13 parents apply to remove their children from the school.

The mum of a 12-year-old boy with autism has pleaded with his school to be flexible on its strict new behaviour rules after he was excluded.

One of the only autism centres of its kind in the county has been placed in the highest possible category by Ofsted.


Parents say they hope to halt a proposed merger between two high schools in Great Yarmouth.

A trust which runs two high schools in Great Yarmouth has launched a public consultation on a merger.

A summit looking at children’s mental health and work to protect wellbeing in Norfolk schools will be launched next week.

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