Saturday, October 5, 2019

Vulnerable children in Norfolk are set to benefit from a share of £84m of government funding for a landmark project to improve support for those at risk.

A school is helping pupils to understand the importance of mental health with the creation of a wellbeing and wonder garden.

Parents who park where they shouldn't during the school run will face a greater chance of being fined in the future.

The day to day experience for parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) has yet to change more than six months after a damning report, according to campaigners.

A cash-strapped Suffolk council which has already been forced to make severe cutbacks is facing a seven figure black hole in its school spending, it has emerged.

A primary school has upped its performance after previously being told it needed to improve.

Suffolk's education chief has said he has apologised to parents who have been directly in touch with him over school transport problems.

A £3.5billion cash injection planned for schools across England is 'too little too late', according to a Suffolk union.

There were smiles and tears of joy at Thetford Grammar School as students and their parents opened their highly anticipated A-level results.

Three mental health teams are set to be created which will go into schools and offer mental health support, thanks to a £2million cash boost.

A family's continued fundraising in memory of a loved one has now raised more than £15,000 for a Bury St Edmunds-based hospice.

A nursery worker who has supported hundreds of families is celebrating 20 years in her post.

A Norfolk high school is finishing its summer term a day early due to hot weather.

Suffolk County Council's cabinet approved the new model for specialist speech and language education at its Tuesday meeting, which will focus on earlier intervention.

Most Read


The new owner of a nightclub has promised safe nights out and special events as he takes over the venue with his family by his side.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:10

A man in his 40s who was injured in a shooting has been named.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:22

A scheme to develop council-owned land into more than 140 homes - and raise up to £3m in cash - will continue until 2035.

Read more

A Norfolk family spent a weekend in Rome after receiving a personal invitation from the Pope himself.

Read more

As shorts and T-shirts are being packed away and swapped for woolly hats and gloves, families are looking forward to this year's bonfire night, and where to see the best firework displays in south west Norfolk.

Read more
Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the Thetford and Brandon e-edition today

Newsletter Sign Up

Thetford and Brandon Times weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy