Saturday, April 21, 2018

The dedication of a team of parents has helped transform a cramped school library into a new learning environment.

A Norfolk trust which educates vulnerable children has been told it must improve its “weak financial position” or risk having its funding withdrawn.

A council is on the hunt for a sponsor to run a new £5m primary free school in a Suffolk village.

Suffolk County Council

A headteacher has spoken of the importance of reporting inappropriate behaviour after a teacher was banned from the profession for life for sending sexually-motivated messages to former pupils.

Students at a mid-Norfolk sixth form welcomed other schools from around the county at a special conference to help further their understanding of psychology.


Unfilled places in the new intake at a Great Yarmouth school have doubled, amid proposals for a controversial merger.

A buzz of excitement filled the corridors as two British athletes visited a Thetford primary school for a fun-filled day of activities.

A school like no other finally opened its doors to the public today after the snow disrupted the original plans.

A visit to an East Anglian farm taught primary pupils about the great outdoors – while headteachers learned how to make lessons come alive outside the classroom.


Valuable safety lessons will be taught to Norfolk’s primary school children as part of a series of interactive workshops which are touring the county.

More than 430 schools across the region will remain closed today (Friday) due to poor weather conditions.

Beast from the East

Hundreds of schools in Norfolk and Suffolk remain closed today (Thursday) following fresh weather warnings across the country.


As the curtain continues to rise on Norfolk’s community theatre scene, reporter Donna-Louise Bishop explores the reasons behind its enduring appeal.

Dad's Army

Widespread snow has fallen across Norfolk and Waveney overnight. Here’s where you can find out here if your local school has been forced to close fully or partially.

Suffolk County Council

A west Suffolk primary school has lost its good rating after inspectors criticised “inconsistent” teaching.

Three generations of the same family will share a platform at the famous TEDxNorwichED event to say what they think it means to “dream big”.

Safeguarding concerns - including a lack of checks on new staff - have seen an infant school told it is inadequate.

New housing could put significant pressure on schools in a town in which educational standards are already “well below average” and “of significant concern”.

Terry Jermy

Young historians staged a play at a museum to highlight the incredible sacrifices made by two suffragettes who have been largely forgotten by history.

The Iceni Academy in Methwold has been recognised for its work to bring the world into the classroom.

Iceni Academy

You might have thought – hoped, even – that you had left your school days behind you for good.

MP Elizabeth Truss told Thetford school pupils they should not be afraid to set their sights on Britain’s top universities.

Elizabeth Truss

We have teamed up with Sports for Schools to offer primary and infant schools the chance to win their share of £20,000 worth of sports equipment.

Eastern Daily Press

Two Olympic athletes will be visiting schools in Norfolk to encourage pupils to take part in physical activity and inspire the next sporting stars.


A drive to help primary schools unlock thousands of pounds for vital sports equipment has today been launched.

A newly-appointed school principal has promised to give students the opportunities they need to fulfil their potential.

Academy Transformation Trust

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