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Stuart Rimmer

A new educational federation should focus on training more young workers to support growing sectors in the east while providing educational opportunities for disadvantaged students, one of its main supporters has said.

A reinforcement of uniform rules has seen more than a dozen youngsters told not to wear trainers for school in less than a week.

Flegg High School

Photography, art and media students at Paston Sixth Form College have visited the National Trust nature reserve and historic military research facility on Orford Ness in Suffolk.

Sixth Form College

Students at Ormiston Venture Academy had a two night residential stay at the Jesus College of Cambridge University, as part of the Sutton Scholars programme.

Ormiston Venture Academy

A new educational federation should focus on training more young workers to support growing sectors in the east while providing educational opportunities for disadvantaged students, one of its main supporters has said.

Stuart Rimmer

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

Norwich

With food, clothes, toys, childcare and holidays - bringing up a child is no cheap feat.

Authors, poets and publishing companies have rallied around a 10-year-old boy who lost all his books in a house fire.

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Book-loving pupils at a Great Yarmouth primary school will soon be enjoying a brand new library, after the building housing it was lowered into place.

The children enjoyed celebrating Science Week at Northgate Primary School with the national theme of “Change.”

At Northgate Primary School all these children have read at least five times a week for the entire Spring term.

More than 370 students have attended a skills conference to learn about the potential career opportunities available in the offshore renewables sector.

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

Usually journalists are the ones asking the questions, however the shoe was on the other foot at a village school.

A Gorleston school has been praised by the schools minister as one of the country’s top primaries.

Students successfully argued their case on a number of thorny issues to beat rivals from across the country.

Ormiston Venture Academy

Even the bank balance is healthier at Flegg High School after staff took on an activity challenge.

Flegg High School

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

The Health Watch Norfolk team have visited the children at Ludham Primary School and Nursery.

Schoolchildren have expressed their safety concerns after statistics were released about speeding in their village.

School pupils are celebrating being crowned champions in a national literacy competition.

Cliff Park

Pupils of a seaside school have been given a lesson in road safety with added hocus pocus.

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

A DNA project about polecats by a student at a Gorleston college has scooped a top award at the Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition 2017.

Sixth Form College

A village infant school has held on to its “good” judgement following one of Ofsted’s short inspections reserved for the best performing providers.

An “exceptionally dedicated” headteacher is retiring after 38 successful years in the teaching profession.

These maps show how in some parts of Norfolk the most and least deprived neighbourhoods are separated by a single road.

United Kingdom

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:

United Kingdom

’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

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