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Just two schools in the county are classed as under-performing by the government, as final GCSE league tables confirm that Norfolk and Suffolk are sitting above the national average.

Inspectors say a troubled academy is taking positive steps one year after it was put into special measures.

Acle Academy

More than 320 students from East Norfolk Sixth Form College went to 126 different universities last year.

Cllr Shirley Weymouth

Schools in and around the borough could lose 159 teachers, according to new figures.

Ormiston Venture Academy

Concerns have been raised over children’s safety over the threat of local lollipop patrols getting axed.

Norfolk County Council

Christmas is supposed to be a time to eat, drink and be merry, but for some hard-pressed families it can be a struggle just putting food on the table.

Children at Edward Worlledge Primary School are enjoying the run-up to Christmas and instead of a fairy have chosen the Queen as the star-topper to their tree.

This week Northgate Primary School’s Art Club have been very busy with Mrs Wright and Mrs Harvey making the school’s entry for the annual Christmas Tree Festival at the Minster.

The children at Ludham Primary School and Nursery wore their bobble hats on Friday December 9 in support of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, the NSPCC.

On Friday December 9 Bradwell Tots Friday Group held its annual Christmas party at the Community Centre in Bradwell.

College students were given a safety display with impact this week, as police road safety campaign was brought to the borough.

Great Yarmouth College

The first images of what a new £20m school building and sports hall in Great Yarmouth could look like have been released.

Trafalgar College

Year 5 pupils at St Nicholas Priory School enjoyed a “sleepover” at school!

A new era has begun for two schools in Gorleston which have joined an academy trust.

Lynn Grove Academy

A Great Yarmouth apprentice who has overcome a broken back in a motorsport accident lifted a gold medal for his masterful welding skills.

Great Yarmouth College

Pre-school children in Great Yarmouth and Gorleston rolled up their sleeves and donned chef’s hats for an interactive healthy-eating workshop.

Priory Centre

Children at Reedham school wore spots and bright colours on the Children in Need day and raised £109 by taking in pennies and seeing how many times they could cover Pudsey with the small change.

Edward Worlledge Primary School’s year 5 children were invited to attend a PE lesson with a difference last week!

Edward Worlledge Primary School

Children from Great Yarmouth schools got the festive season off to a start with two carol concerts in the atmospheric Hippodrome.

Trafalgar College

Award-winning and best selling author, Billy Bob Buttons, visited Edward Worlledge Primary School in Great Yarmouth last week to talk to the children in upper school about creative writing ... and how to get started.

Edward Worlledge Primary School

Hark the Herald Angels Sing! Pictured are members of the Ormiston Herman Academy key stage 1 choir, who performed at Great Yarmouth Minster last week as part of the Sounds 4 Christmas concert.

High-achieving students from Ormiston Venture Academy visited Cambridge University to get an insight into life there.

Ormiston Venture Academy

Pupils and teachers from Northgate Primary School are celebrating after receiving new equipment from the Sainsbury’s Active Kids programme.

Sainsbury

Children from Freethorpe Primary and Nursery school along with parents, carers and other family members took part in a Race for Life fun run at the school.

Being guilty of stealing a chicken and receiving a prison sentence with hard labour was dished out to the Edward Worlledge Primary school’s year 5 children last week!

Pupils and staff at Ormiston Herman Academy are recording a Christmas CD.

Pupils at Caister Junior School were treated to a very exciting photograph opportunity.

Over 20 exhibitors and nearly 400 potential apprentices explored apprenticeship opportunities and gained an insight into their chosen sectors.

Great Yarmouth College

Children, families and staff at Wroughton Junior School collected filled a massive 75 shoeboxes for the Christmas Child Shoe Box appeal.

Students at East Norfolk Sixth Form College have won prestigious scholarships from the London Institute of Business and Finance (LIBF). The scholarships were £750 for those coming in the top 1pc nationally of the Certificate and Diploma in Financial Studies examinations in 2016. There was also a £500 scholarship for those students who achieved either an A or A* grade in the examinations.

Sixth Form College

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