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Yesterday, 10:30

Parents in Norfolk can collect coupons to help schools win gardening equipment to promote healthy learning with our new Plant to Plate scheme.

Not all of the nurseries which were saved by Norfolk County Council will necessarily be financially viable in the long-term, it has been warned.

A new specialised training centre for the civil engineering and construction sectors will open next month on the site of a former middle school.

A school and a thatched cottage bought to make way for a bypass are among more than a dozen properties a council plans to sell.

Almost three quarters of the millennial workforce in the East of England seek major career changes as they hit their 'quarter life crises', new research reveals.

New school places will still be provided in growing areas, a council has insisted, despite data forecasting an education funding shortfall of almost £74m.

Norfolk

A school on the coast has opened a 'safe space' for encouraging mental wellbeing.

Rising numbers of families are seeking help for children with special needs, but thousands are being denied assistance, a national investigation has found.

Norfolk

Hundreds of parents have signed a petition calling on an academy trust to reverse its decision to ban packed lunches in four primary schools.

Norwich

A warning has been issued to the parents of schoolchildren in Norfolk that there has been an increase in Norovirus cases.

Norfolk's primary schools continue to lag behind the rest of the country, according to government figures published today, but are slowly improving.

Three Norfolk schools took more than 20 parents to court over their child's absence last year, figures reveal.

Six nurseries which shut when the trust which ran them went into liquidation will re-open.

Nurseries which shut when the trust which ran them went into liquidation will start re-opening within days.

Safety checks are needed on the roofs of almost 60 schools across Norfolk - to establish whether they could be at risk of collapse.

A school has reopened after a deep clean following a virus outbreak among students.

A school closed for a deep clean after an outbreak of illness among students.

A young woman who was expelled from school at 13 and only took one GCSE has shared a message of hope with other teenagers in tough circumstances after securing a place at university to pursue her dream career.

Norfolk County Council's leadership has been accused of "callous incompetence" after the collapse of the Great Yarmouth Community Trust.

A mum who was told just the day before a trust collapsed she would have to pay cash to secure her son's birthday party says she is £60 out of pocket.

User groups and staff were locked out of a charitable trust's Great Yarmouth's headquarters after it went into liquidation.

A mother has described the shock closure of her son's school as "like a bereavement."

Norfolk schools are facing a £29m funding shortfall next year compared to 2015, despite political parties promising billions of pounds of more money, a union has claimed.

An academy trust has scrapped plans to cut more than 100 support staff jobs.

Think you know your Harry Potter from your Horrid Henry? Or your Gryffindor from your Gross Class Zero?

A Norfolk high school is asking for people to share their memories as it nears its 60th anniversary.

The problem of unruly schoolchildren "running riot" on public buses as they make their way home has prompted calls for action.

The academy trust which will run a new special educational needs school in Norfolk has been revealed.

A new football ground with a capacity of 800 could be built despite concerns from neighbours over noise and pressure on local roads.

A watchdog has praised a "transformation" in front-line services for vulnerable children - but said "significant shortfalls" remain in other areas of practice.

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Wed, 16:27

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