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Tue, 14:51

Proceeds from an art exhibition will be turned into books for a school library.

Important decisions on education in Norfolk could be made “without real world perspective” - it has been claimed.

Norfolk County Council

Charging schools which expel students could worsen an alarming rise in expulsion rates in Norfolk and have a damaging impact on children’s welfare, a principal has warned.

Norfolk County Council

An important meeting of leading figures in Norfolk education is being held today.

Norfolk County Council

These remarkable images from the edge of space were captured by Norfolk school students.

Reepham High School

A head teacher has said she is not worried about how just one pupil will start at school’s reception class in September.

Twenty-five rural schools in Norfolk have filled fewer than half of their reception class places, figures show.

A school in Dereham has become the first in Norfolk to become an official partner to the Royal British Legion (RBL) and has been recognised for outstanding work in the field of remembrance.

Royal British Legion

Frustrated childminders and nursery schools in Norfolk and Suffolk have urged the government to rethink its “damaging” policy to double free childcare hours before many are forced to close.

United Kingdom

Hundreds of 11-year-old students across Norfolk and Suffolk will this week sit their SATs exams - but how would you fare?

This summer will see the first cohort of GCSE students decipher a mix of letters and numbers in their results. Education correspondent Lauren Cope looks at the move to numerical grading and what it means for pupils.

A new centre will help tackle a chronic shortage of facilities in north Norfolk for children with special educational needs.

Alastair Ogle

Nine out of 10 parents in Norfolk and Suffolk will be sending their child to their first-choice primary school in September.

Norwich

A mid Norfolk training centre is the new sponsor of professional speedway rider Jason Doyle.

Dozens of families will be hoping an under threat nursery near Fakenham can be saved from closure.

Norfolk County Council

Watchdogs have welcomed ‘decisive action’ to speed up improvement at the department which looks after Norfolk’s most vulnerable children.

Norfolk County Council

More than 75pc of readers have agreed with government proposals to axe national curriculum tests taken by seven-year-olds in England.

US Federal Reserve

Children in Fakenham have been taking to the courts to learn badminton thanks to successful clubs launched by one of their teachers.

Fakenham Academy

The lives of children with long-term medical problems are being put at risk because schools are failing to take care of them as well as they should, claims a group of charities.

Norfolk County Council

Young footballers from Dereham have returned home from a tour in the USA as champions.

Matt Henman

An articulated lorry from haulage firm Jack Richards & Son helped youngsters from Toftwood learn the important message of staying safe near large vehicles.

Fakenham

A concert celebrating the work of the pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff is set to take place at Holkham Hall to help raise money for Alderman Peel High School at Wells.

Alderman Peel High School

A library mentoring project teaching more than 750 Norfolk residents to read can go ahead after receiving a funding boost of almost £100,000.

Heads of hundreds of the county’s primary and secondary schools have warned of an “imminent” crisis, in hard-hitting letters sent to parents and carers. Here is the letter in full:

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’Decisions on school spending will no longer be driven by what is best for our children but rather what we can afford’.

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Warm tributes have been paid to a hugely-respected and well-loved retired Norfolk headteacher, who has died at the age of 67.

Norwich

Their sacrifice is etched on memorials the length and breadth of the country - but for the children of one school the men who gave their lives in the First World War have become much more than a set of names.

Heritage Lottery Fund

Singer-songwriter Tom Ryder struggled in his teenage years with the pressure to perform well at school.

Oxford

A small village school achieved two big ambitions with the opening of a new play space and kitchen.

Thousands of teenagers have a fresh insight into the variety of jobs and training on offer in Norfolk after a major careers festival.

Norwich

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