Yesterday, 17:17

Mystery surrounds the dismissal of a Norfolk academy trust chief executive.

Children at a Norfolk primary school wore fancy dress and ran laps around its field at a race for life event which it raised more than £2,000.

A boy walking into class to tell his teacher his Mum did not have enough money to buy food instigated a headteacher at a Norfolk primary school to set up a food bank.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Parents at a Norfolk academy have described their anger after finding out that if their children had missed a day at school they would not be able to take part in a non-uniform day.

School trips usually involve taking children to see one of Shakespeare’s great plays or visiting a historic museum.

Architects and inventors of the future are benefitting from creative projects focussed on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

Norfolk Community Foundation

Parents at a village primary school say they are braced for ‘chaos’ after they were told they could no longer use an adjacent car park.


A parent who was “frightening” children by wearing a face mask outside of a Norfolk secondary school has been captured having a heated argument with a police officer after he refused to remove it.

Lynn Grove Academy

A village school has proved it can take on a challenge, be determined, and concentrate on the task in hand to achieve better things - much like its pupils.

A team of literary whizzes from Norfolk headed to London to battle it out in the finals of the national Kids’ Lit Quiz competition.

United Kingdom

Language experts who have been immersing their young pupils in the French culture have won a prestigious education award for the fifth year in a row.

United Kingdom

The head of an academy trust has announced his departure at the end of his first term in the job.

Great Yarmouth

A “relationship breakdown” between directors and inadequate measures to ensure pupils’ safety has led a £40,000-a-year independent school in Norfolk to achieve Ofsted’s lowest grade on its first inspection.

A council said today it had received no complaints about a video of a drag queen headteacher.

Norfolk County Council

An East Anglian academy trust is set to shut down after its two schools joined another trust.

Cliff Park

A drag queen headteacher who sang a sexually explicit song and exposed his crotch in a YouTube video has been defended by his school.

Norfolk County Council

Parents have described their shock after a pupil in key stage two brought a knife into a Norfolk primary school.

From the Brecks to the Broads, Norfolk is a county with a natural environment admired throughout the country.

Norfolk Wildlife Trust

A primary school in Great Yarmouth has been praised by Ofsted for helping pupils “settle, thrive and make good progress”.

Staff members at academy trusts running dozens of schools in Norfolk and Waveney were paid in excess of £150,000 last year.

Cliff Park

A Norfolk school has installed CCTV in its toilets after a spate of vandalism.

Acle Academy

The early morning kickabout has been a playground ritual for years. Even when a football 
isn’t available a can of coke would do.

A Norfolk primary school have been working with a care scheme to make a centenary poppy display.

Remembrance Day 2018

A school in Great Yarmouth has unofficially broken the world record for the most double high-fives in three minutes.

A frustrated father has hit out at a controversial academy after his daughter was banned from wearing a knitted poppy in honour of Britain’s war dead.

Great Yarmouth Charter Academy

Parents and the public have been treated to a first look at designs for the campus revamp at Great Yarmouth Charter Academy.

Great Yarmouth Charter Academy

Robert Nessbit, 23, from Lowestoft was told he would never be able to sit his GCSEs.

As part of our Books for Schools campaign we are on a mission to crown Norfolk’s favourite children’s book.

United Kingdom

A “big decision” has been made for Norfolk County Council to borrow £120m to build up to four new schools for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Steve Morphew

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