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Fri, 11:52

Great Dunham Primary School has been awarded £27,700 by the Heritage Lottery Fund for a project which will research and inform communities about the men from Great Dunham and Little Dunham who died in the First World War.

Pupils at a north Norfolk primary school have celebrated the opening of a new adventure play area.

Reepham College has started the academic year by welcoming back a former teacher in a new role as college director.

Forty-six of Norfolk’s 53 children’s centres could be closed after council bosses finally revealed proposals for a review of the service.

Norfolk County Council

Dereham Church of England Junior Academy has been rated “good” in all aspects by Ofsted in an inspection held at the end of the last academic year.

The number of children being excluded from Norfolk schools is “shockingly high” and systems need to be changed, one of the county’s MPs has told Parliament.

Norman Lamb

The new headteacher of The Nicholas Hamond Academy in Swaffham has vowed to rebuild the school’s reputation and earn back the community’s trust.

A school bus was held up at roadworks by contractors who had been told to let it through, making many of the pupils on board late for their first day.

Alderman Peel High School

A company which supplies 42 schools in Norfolk and 57 in Suffolk has left children without uniforms on their first days of school.

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The first day of school can be an anxious milestone for parents and children alike.

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The latest intake of students at Dereham Neatherd High enjoyed a carnival themed summer school last week to prepare for life in year 7.

Neatherd High School

More than half of parents believe smartphones should be banned inside school, a new survey has revealed.

A new principal has pledged to equip students with the tools they need to compete for top university places and jobs.

Fakenham Academy

Heads of schools in mid and north Norfolk heaped praise on their students on GCSE results day.

One of Fakenham Academy’s top performers was Joanna Barton, who achieved five 9s, three 8s and two distinction stars.

Students at two Dereham schools celebrated as they opened their GCSE results envelopes today, as staff described the overall picture as “reassuring”.

New chapters will today begin for thousands of teenagers who shrugged off a major shake-up in exams to achieve strong results.

Colleges in Dereham, Fakenham and Reepham have all been celebrating improved A-level results.

Reepham High School

Hundreds of students around the region will today open their all-important A-level results envelopes.

For thousands of GCSE students in Norfolk and Waveney, an all-important day is inching nearer.

For thousands of students around Norfolk and Suffolk, a big day is on its way.

In just over two weeks, hundreds of students around Norfolk and Waveney will be collecting their A-level results.

The Rotary Club of Dereham has provided local school children with dictionaries as part of an education project.

Rotary Club

A Great Ryburgh couple will be forced to make a 200-mile round trip to see their severely autistic son, after a decision was made to move him to a residential school in Lincolnshire.

Norfolk County Council

It was a day of record-breaking at Neatherd High School in Dereham as they hosted their annual sports festival.

Neatherd High School

Students arrived dressed to impress for an end of year prom held at Sheringham Woodfields School.

Crystals, The Five Senses and The Dangers to Marine Life were just some of the projects on show at Neatherd High School’s science fair.

A bestselling author joined a north Norfolk school for its end of year awards.

Youngsters will benefit from the traffic-free areas of Holkham Estate to learn how to cycle safely.

Norfolk County Council

Schools and children can showcase their favourite places to read through a special Norfolk Day contest.

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