Yesterday, 12:11

The Arts Society of Diss have been encouraging youngsters to get involved with art by helping students to experience different aspects of the artist world.

It is the biggest academy trust in Norfolk, having grown to 30 schools in its four years. Lauren Cope talks to the outgoing and new chief executives at the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT), as it turns a new page.

Norfolk County Council

A group of tiny tots from a Thetford nursery have started monthly visits to elderly residents in a care home.

A college has been shortlisted for prestigious awards for its apprenticeships and career guidance for students.

“You can’t dampen our spirits” - that was the message from a primary school after its firework display was put in jeopardy by an arson attack.


A school which was rated “inadequate” and placed in special measures three years ago is now improving rapidly, say education watchdogs.


South West Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss visited a Breckland school to meet with its new director and proprietor and discuss investment plans.

Elizabeth Truss

Ten schools in Norfolk accounted for more than a third of all permanent exclusions made in the county last year.

Pupils from Mildenhall College Academy were able to take part in the Tour of Britain cycle race when it came to Suffolk.

Mildenhall College Academy

Field trips to the farm can teach children about much more than agriculture – and an education partnership has brought mutual benefits for Barnham Primary School and farm managers at the Euston Estate.

Pupils from a Breckland school are celebrating Duke of Edinburgh success after battling the elements.

Iceni Academy

A new student leadership team has been formed at one Breckland school to help get the views of students across.

Iceni Academy

Norfolk residents are being given the chance to take part in two unique history courses this autumn thanks to the Workers’ Educational Association.

A sixth form pupil has her sights set on a career in science after spending the summer working at a prestigious research lab.

Thetford Academy

A Thetford primary where pupils enjoy going to learn has been told it remains a good school.

An improving free school in Thetford for children who struggle in mainstream school has been pulled out of special measures - but told more work is needed.

He’s become a familiar face in Thetford, and a well-known name in education. After almost 17 years at the helm, Lauren Cope speaks to the headteacher of a Norfolk primary after his sudden retirement.

A new website ranking schools on working conditions for their employees has been set up in a bid to better inform teachers.

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