Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Mike Smith-Clare

Parents in Great Yarmouth have reacted angrily to Norfolk County Council’s proposals to close five children’s centres in the borough.

A primary school has been praised for its outstanding leadership in an Ofsted report that said it was a good place for pupils to go to.

Forty-six of Norfolk’s 53 children’s centres could be closed after council bosses finally revealed proposals for a review of the service.

Penny Carpenter

A Norfolk trust which educates vulnerable children has once again been told it must improve its “weak financial position” by bringing in more experienced people to help run it.

A mini sports day and cupcake baking were just two activities that more than 100 pupils enjoyed at a summer school in Gorleston.

The number of children being excluded from Norfolk schools is “shockingly high” and systems need to be changed, one of the county’s MPs has told Parliament.

Norman Lamb

A village primary school that has dwindling pupil numbers is still set to be taken over by an academy trust - despite only 21 children turning up on the first day of term.

Norfolk County Council

Students from East Coast College’s annual Summer School have celebrate their achievements, shown off their work and received their hard earned certificates.

East Coast College

The chief executive of an academy trust based in Norwich has stepped down, with an interim replacement now appointed.

Norfolk County Council

A company which supplies 42 schools in Norfolk and 57 in Suffolk has left children without uniforms on their first days of school.


A primary school in Great Yarmouth’s urban heart has been praised by Ofsted for helping children to “get off to a flying start”.

The first day of school can be an anxious milestone for parents and children alike.


A Norfolk village primary school looks set to be saved from closure - but only if enough pupils attend it from September.

Norfolk County Council

Hundreds of teenagers have received their GCSE results today amid scenes of celebration - and in some cases disappointment.

Cliff Park

New chapters will today begin for thousands of teenagers who shrugged off a major shake-up in exams to achieve strong results.

With numbers flooding in, grades to study and percentages to consider, analysing GCSE results can be confusing. Here, we’ve picked five things to keep an eye on Thursday, the big day.

Great Yarmouth High School

Fresh hope has been offered to campaigners fighting to save their village school from being closed after a academy trust said it aims to take it over.

Norfolk County Council

Students at Gorleston’s East Norfolk Sixth Form College have been celebrating their A-level results, which stayed strong despite new, tougher courses.

Students at East Norfolk Sixth Form College are celebrating their A-level results.

Hundreds of students around the region will today open their all-important A-level results envelopes.

A Great Yarmouth academy is looking to hold school sports on a public field following a merger deal which means it could have less space.

Trafalgar College

For thousands of GCSE students in Norfolk and Waveney, an all-important day is inching nearer.

For thousands of students around Norfolk and Suffolk, a big day is on its way.

In just over two weeks, hundreds of students around Norfolk and Waveney will be collecting their A-level results.

A top performing sixth form has merged with a college despite union concerns and two-thirds of consultees against the plans.

Stuart Rimmer

A nursery that has helped raise generations of children has closed following an emotional day of celebrations.

When the new academic term starts in September, it will be the first time in 28 consecutive years that a child from a family in Bradwell will not be at the school.

Penny Studley

A Great Yarmouth primary school has announced the appointment of a new principal.

Great Yarmouth

Tears were shed in the playground of a primary school in Great Yarmouth as it held its closing ceremony following a long and ultimately unsuccessful campaign to keep it open.

Mike Smith-Clare

Students are tackling traditional old farm buildings in Bulgaria as they hone their conservation skills.

Great Yarmouth Preservation Trust

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