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Great Yarmouth College
Forest School Yarmouth College

An appeal has gone out for a landowner with a small piece of woodland to accommodate a Forest School.

Artist's impression of the new playground at Great Yarmouth Primary Academy.
August 2016.

Children at one of Great Yarmouth’s biggest primary schools will return to an exciting new £210,000 playground in September.

Trafalgar College
Paston College students collect their A-Level results.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Thousands of A-level students around the region received their A-level results on Thursday.

Students receiving their grades during A level results day at East Norfolk Sixth Form College in Gorleston.
August 2016.

Picture: James Bass

Excitement was mixed with nerves as A-level students in Yarmouth queued out of a cafeteria door, eagerly awaiting their results.

Sixth Form College
Joy for Tiffany Smith, 19, from Martham as she smashed her predicted grades at East Norfolk College. Picture Twitter/Geri Scot

A-level results from schools and colleges across the region as they come in.

Cambridge
Allens Music Centre which is now the home to Allens School of Music.

Picture: James Bass

One of Great Yarmouth’s long-established business names is expanding as it celebrates a musical milestone and tunes into a growing market.

United Kingdom
Trafalgar College vice principal Colin Goffin and pupils Viktoria Pokutova, Lennon Ward, and Ellie-May Humphries are shown the ongoing work to prepare the school for opening in September 2016 by Holmes Building director Neil Holmes.
August 2016.

Work on creating Great Yarmouth’s first new high school in 50 years is gathering pace, with a local family firm leading construction work.

Great Yarmouth High School.

Picture: James Bass

Plans for Great Yarmouth High School to become an academy have been delayed because of a dispute between the owner of its land and the trust that is due to sponsor it.

Great Yarmouth High School
St George's Primary School in Great Yarmouth. 

Picture: James Bass

A row has broken between Labour councillors over a bid to create extra space at a Norfolk school by using taxpayer’s money to buy a next-door restaurant for it to expand into.

Mick Castle
Samsung Electronics announces the launch of it's new digital classroom in Peterhouse Primary School, Gt Yarmouth.   Local MP Brandon Lewis visits the school meeting Aleyne Johnson of Samsung and the pupils of the school.   Brandon Lewis with pupils (left - Right) Harmony Deal, Ruby Hughes, Anneka Allen, Jack Gallent,  Elise Fox and Declan Bentley.

A primary school classroom has been kitted out with the latest in teaching tech, allowing pupils to learn crucial digital skills.

Brandon Lewis
Kathy Willis, right, president of NASUWT speaks to Northgate Primary headteacher Lindsay Hanger

The president of a national teachers’ union has praised staff in Yarmouth for their hard work and dedication.

Norwich
Flegg High School who have recently had a good Ofsted report. Pupils taking part in a science experiment.  Picture: James Bass

A rural high school is “good and improving” thanks to the “unwavering resolve” of the principal, Ofsted inspectors have said.

Flegg High School
Photo: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Figures from the Department for Education’s School Workforce survey for 2015 have revealed the average salaries of teachers in every school in Norfolk.

Norfolk County Council
Flegg High School's summer fayre and farmers market has been hailed a huge success.

A farmer’s market and summer fayre at Flegg High School has harvested a bumper crop of cash.

Anne Craske is retiring from Ormesby Village pre-school after 32 years.

Picture: James Bass

She started as a parent-helper on a volunteer rota with lots of other mums.

David
Yarmouth College FE awards

More than 300 people were seated in St Nicholas Minster to witness the presentation of awards to this year’s winning students from Great Yarmouth College.

Great Yarmouth College
Yarmouth College FE awards

Film, TV and animation students from Great Yarmouth College and visual media production students from University Campus Suffolk Great Yarmouth took over screen 4 of the Hollywood Cinema on June 20 to present their end of year showcase.

Great Yarmouth College
 The Rt  Revd Alan Winton Bishop of Thetford viewing a RE Celebration art exhibition being showcased at St Nicholas Minster.

Picture: James Bass

All religions are important and none should be discriminated against – that was the message of an RE exhibition being staged at Great Yarmouth Minster until Monday.

Louise Jackson, new head at Great Yarmouth High School

Great Yarmouth High School has announced the appointment of Louise Jackson as its new permanent headteacher.

Great Yarmouth High School
Norfolk County Council is consulting on removing free school transport for children in Catfield and Hickling who go to Stalham High and Stalham Academy.   The Whiting family were one of those set to be affected.   Picture: James Bass

Council chiefs have put the brakes on plans to withdraw free school transport for children in a north Norfolk village after concerns were raised over road safety.

County Council
Rugby star Phil Vickery opens the new conservatory at Clement Lodge at Sidestrand Hall School with it's newly built conservatory funded by Wooden Spoon Children's Charity. 

Photo by Mark Bullimore

Former England rugby union captain Phil Vickery is to join youngsters at John Grant School tomorrow for the launch of its new and improved sensory room.

John Grant School
Wroughton Junior School, Gorleston

Leaders and governors at a junior school have “presided over its decline”, according to a report by inspectors.

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A man has been charged after an automatic sub machine gun and ammunition was seized in Great Yarmouth on Friday.

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Mon, 16:44

A trial which could pave the way for the closure of public enquiry offices in Norfolk police stations will start next month, with library staff tasked with helping the public to report crimes.

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Elderly residents were judged to be at risk in a Gorleston care home due to a problem with the home's water system. Photo credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Two care homes in Norfolk have been placed in special measures after being judged to be “inadequate” by a health watchdog.

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Mon, 16:25
English Heritage is appealing for the public’s support after a recent incident of vandalism resulted in broken windows at the historic Great Yarmouth Row Houses on South Quay.

The only remaining examples of Yarmouth’s distinctive ‘Rows’ have been targeted by vandals, with four windows being smashed last weekend.

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Sunday, August 21, 2016
Landlady Suzy Fowler has turned The Three Tuns on Gorleston High Street into a wine bar.

Picture: James Bass

Landlady Suzy Fowler is turning her back on the traditional pub with a pool and darts team and looking to a more refined market.

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