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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Families have been warned spare school bus seats will be “limited” from September due to Covid-19 social distancing restrictions.

The reopening of schools to all pupils from September could lead to an increase in new coronavirus cases, it has been warned.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Schools across Norfolk are to receive around £2million to fund building projects as part of a new plan to improve education facilities in England, it has been announced.

A primary school told it needed to improve by Ofsted inspectors will see a new headteacher begin his first year in charge when all pupils return in September.

Pupils will face big changes to lessons, classrooms and break times when they return to school in September.

A social care watchdog has said it has “continued concerns” about Norfolk county council and that the authority has a “wider issue”.

A popular headteacher is stepping down after 12 years in charge of a fast growing Norfolk primary school.

A coastal college’s chair of governors is stepping down from his role this month after helping it achieve a series of successful milestones.

More than 500 people have signed an open letter urging Norfolk schools to do more to tackle racism and make it easier for both pupils and staff to report incidents.

Lockdown did not stop children at six schools entering an artwork competition inspired by the Norfolk Broads.

A retiring headteacher at a Great Yarmouth school has expressed her gratitude and surprise after staff restored a garden in her honour.

Great Yarmouth

A working mother concerned about the impact of coronavirus on the timetable at her daughter’s school fears she is being forced to choose between her job and picking her child up after class.

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The end of the school year is here, but many parents and children have been left without the normal opportunity to say goodbye to the teachers who have made such a big difference.

The end of the school year is drawing near, but many parents and their children will be left without the normal opportunity to say goodbye to the teachers who have made such a big difference.

A team of pupils are celebrating after their cyber skills saw them win a national online challenge at the first time of asking.

A school on the coast is celebrating after a double success of scooping up three accolades at the annual BTEC Awards and also winning recognition from the Arts Council.

An award-winning Norwich prep school is allowing all children to use its library of recorded lessons and downloadable learning resources

A coastal college has received a £250,000 funding boost to help local people gain jobs in the offshore wind industry.

It’s not quite the deep dark forest where survival skills will be tested and camp fire songs sung.

A new principal is stepping in at a school in Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth

Schools across Norfolk are being invited to take part in Norwich Pride Schools Week and explore the history and meaning of the rainbow flag for the LGBT+ community.

Schools have been told to keep children in class or year-sized “bubbles” and avoid creating “busy corridors” when all pupils return in September.

Staggered break times, putting children into “bubbles” and overhauling the curriculum are expected to be part of the guidelines in getting all children back into school this September.

A school trust says it has seen overwhelming backing from parents and pupils over its decision to restart some lessons in August.

Schools could be asked to create whole year-group ‘bubbles’ of up to 240 pupils under plans to ease classroom social distancing but ensure all children can return to the classroom in September.

A widely-used phrase throughout the past three months of lockdown has been: “We are all in the same storm, but not in the same boat.”

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Vulnerable children are being referred to social services in Norfolk half as often as before the coronavirus lockdown came into force, it has been revealed.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Parents could be fined if they do not send their children back to school in September, the Education Secretary has said.

The Prime Minister will attempt to kick-start the economy after Covid-19 with a decade-long schools rebuilding plan.

Year 10 students at nine secondary schools across Norfolk and Waveney have started Saturday catch-up classes and will be returning early from their summer holidays, to make up for lessons lost during lockdown.

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