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Friday, June 21, 2019

Thousands of young people from across Norfolk have come together to test their sporting abilities and try out new activities.

More than 100 children took to Great Yarmouth beach to compete in a sports day with a twist.

A college principal has hit back at a top Conservative MP after he expressed "deep disappointment" over the controversial closure of a training restaurant.

New plans for part of an empty school site once hailed as ushering in a new era in education have been lodged.

Vehicles fit for the future were put through their paces by drivers of the future over the weekend, as youngsters raced around the home of one of motoring's most iconic names.

A Norfolk academy which offers pupils a free breakfast before lessons has appealed for help as its says staff can only feed a limited number of children at present.

Staff and students from a Lowestoft high school will be experiencing all the glitz and glamour of a star-studded film premiere later this month.

A nightclub owner has offered to organise an alternative prom for students banned by a Norfolk school from going to their official Leavers' Ball.

The latest damning report into a Norfolk independent school reveals it has been forced to move three times in the past seven months.

A new special school for "high risk" boys in Great Yarmouth is seeking an academy sponsor.

A petition to save a training restaurant in Great Yarmouth has been signed by hundreds of people.

Rural schools in Norfolk are struggling to make ends meet as fluctuations in pupils numbers make long-term budgeting increasingly difficult.

Some Norfolk students sitting exams this summer could be put on overnight "lock-down" as timetable clashes mean they have to wait to sit their tests, school staff have claimed.

Boys at a Norfolk academy have been banned from their Leavers' Ball with one father describing the school's decision as "petty".

A brand new primary school is among plans to improve the amenities in a Norfolk village as it grows through housing development.

Former students have tagged as "heartbreaking" a decision to close a college training restaurant that has produced a string of top chefs.

A small academy trust which has announced redundancies at all of its schools in the past month is going into partnership with a larger trust to secure its future.

A mother-of-one who has become embroiled in an eight month battle to get her autistic son's education moved says she is "disgusted" by the way she has been treated by a Norfolk primary school.

An independent school educating some of Norfolk's most vulnerable children has been warned by inspectors for a second time that it must improve.

Schools should stay accountable for the outcomes of pupils they exclude, a government-baked report has claimed.

Youngsters at a pre-school in Norfolk could soon have a new learning environment to explore.

A school putting music and creative arts at the heart of its curriculum is reaping the benefits for its pupils and staff.

Children at a Norfolk primary school are enjoying their new £30,000 playground, which is equipped with a trike track, climbing net and sand pit.

A government minister has visited a Norfolk school to see the changes which have driven improvements in its GCSE results.

Nine secondary schools in Norfolk have more than one in five of their places for the new intake in September unfilled, figures reveal.

Pupils across Norfolk have been given a ewe-nique experience as part of a project to teach the county's children about livestock and farming.

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A leading British composer has stressed the importance of sustaining music education for the next generation during a series of workshops with pupils in Norfolk.

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