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A school on the coast where a number of pupils and staff have tested positive for coronavirus has decided to close for a deep clean.

Foodbanks in Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth have been boosted by generous donations from staff and students at a coastal college.

Leaky roofs and cold classrooms will be consigned to the history books as a seaside school packs up and moves across its field to a new £7m building.

More than 70 schools and colleges in Norfolk currently have confirmed coronavirus cases - and 1,500 pupils and staff have had to self-isolate since term started, it has been revealed.

A number of students on the coast are self-isolating after three people at a school tested positive for coronavirus.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A school whose early years provision is rated outstanding, despite it being located in one of the most deprived council wards in the country, has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

A campaign to keep people safe on the roads is urging youngsters to get involved with its latest design competition - and has extended its deadline.

An education trust which runs 13 schools in Norfolk and Waveney has secured more than £25,000 to enhance its PE curriculum.

The scale of sex offences recorded on school grounds in Norfolk over the past five years has been revealed.

Almost 50 schools across Norfolk have reported a pupil or a member of staff testing positive for coronavirus, latest figures show.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

An action plan has been unveiled to radically improve the support offered in Norfolk to children with special educational needs and disabilities.

An ‘inspirational’ headteacher who has helped transform the fortunes of a Norfolk secondary school has won a prestigious national teaching award.

A coastal academy’s Year 11 students will be kept off school for the next ten days after a pupil tested positive for coronavirus.

Drone pictures have been released showing the scale of the transformation on a former primary school site.

The head of one of Norfolk’s biggest secondary school trusts has rejected calls for exams to be cancelled next year says it would be unfair on students.

A school that closed down last year after a series of damning Ofsted reports has been ordered to pay two former employees more than £6,000.

Great Yarmouth

A village school has been forced to turn away pupils after torrential rain and high winds caused damage to classrooms.

A coastal college has received a special award in recognition of its support for young carers.

A Great Yarmouth primary school is one of eight in the country to be given “Champion Heritage School” status for its commitment to teaching pupils about “what makes where they live so special”.

A Great Yarmouth primary school is one of eight in the country to be given “Champion Heritage School” status for its commitment to teaching pupils about “what makes where they live so special”.

Positive coronavirus cases have been confirmed in eight Norfolk schools, council bosses have said, but none of them are classed as outbreaks.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A school has asked the parents of its year one “bubble” to keep their children at home after a fellow pupil tested positive for coronavirus.

Are you currently aged 15 to 17? Unsure about which option is right for you next year? Perhaps you already know what career you’d like and need qualifications to get there? Virtual open days from the College of West Anglia are designed to help you choose which path to take.

A coastal academy has confirmed that a member of the “school community” has tested positive for Covid-19.

A classroom at a primary school has been closed for a deep clean after a pupil tested positive for coronavirus.

Norfolk Live

A Norfolk school has confirmed someone within the “setting” has tested positive for coronavirus.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A pair of headteachers are starting a new school term after being appointed virtually during coronavirus lockdown.

A mother-of-two endured a “stressful” morning watching bus after bus drive past before having to walk her six-year-old son 45 minutes to school.

Great Yarmouth

It’s not quite school as they know it but thousands of children have returned to the classroom for the start of the school year.

Thousands of children across Norfolk and Waveney return to school on Monday. For the majority, it will be the first time they have been in class for six months. SIMON PARKIN reports on what schools are doing to help get pupils’ education back on track...

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