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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.

Norwich

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

Inspired by a visit from their local MP pupils at a Norfolk school recently held their first parliament.

Elizabeth Truss

A historic independent school in Norfolk is recruiting for a new headteacher less than a year after it was taken over by overseas investors.

Mark Bedford

Plans to halve the £10m budget for Norfolk’s children’s centre services have taken a step forward.

Liberal Democrat

An all-through academy with two sites in Norfolk has started the new year with two new principals at its helm.

Iceni Academy

A popular pre-school could need about £100,000 to replace its crumbling 25-year-old mobile building - or risk having to close for good.

A secondary school in Swaffham has been told it requires improvement in almost all areas by Ofsted inspectors.

A grant has enabled Thetford Grammar School to purchase essential equipment for Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) expeditions.

Thetford Grammar School

It was the year the 747 Jumbo Jet was unveiled and The Beatles’ White Album soared to the top of the charts.

Former students of Norfolk state secondary schools who went on to higher education are being urged to boost current students’ chances of going to university.

Thetford Academy

A Thetford primary school is set to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

An education group in Diss will be starting the new year with a talk abut gemstones.

Four schools in Norfolk have been identified by the education watchdog as not securing a good Ofsted grade in more than 10 years.

The GCSE and BTEC achievements of more than 100 pupils were celebrated at Wayland Academy Norfolk’s annual awards evening.

Students at a Norfolk school have taken part in a innovative new programme surrounding fuel poverty.

University of East Anglia

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