Yesterday, 15:00

A town centre school with more than 1,500 years of history is hoping to welcome back boarders for the first time in nearly a century.

Thousands of youngsters around the country, including in Norfolk, are expected to go on strike from school today as part of a global youth action over climate change.


Thousands of young people will come together to compete for their School Sports Partnership in the Norfolk Winter School Games.

A Norfolk school placed in special measures has shown improvements in controlling bullying but pupil progress is still lagging behind.

A new 420-place primary school planned for Lakenheath despite objections over noise from nearby jets is to be the subject of a judicial review, after the High Court upheld a challenge by the parish council.

Suffolk County Council

The new head teacher of a school attended by Diana, Princess of Wales, has said he wants to put the institution back on the map.


Mobile phones should be banned from classrooms, with pupils to be lectured about the dangers of device dependency, the schools minister has said.

Department of Health

Robot unicorns and stop motion animation will be among the creative technologies children and families can try out at libraries across Norfolk in February.


Secondary school pupils in Norfolk made better progress in the last academic year, according to new figures.


Two intrepid teams of competitors from a Suffolk school took on the challenge of the Lego League at The Forum in Norwich.

Mildenhall College Academy

Plans have been unveiled to pump up to £45.1million into creating hundreds of special educational needs places in Suffolk, in a bid to meet soaring demand.

Suffolk County Council

One of Norfolk’s biggest schools has retained its ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted but has been told to do more to address persistent absences by pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Thetford Academy

A Norfolk academy trust has been judged as one of the country’s best for disadvantaged pupils.

Thetford Academy

Mystery surrounds the dismissal of a Norfolk academy trust chief executive.


A Norfolk school has called on parents to monitor their children’s use of the internet after an Instagram account was reported for cyberbullying.

Thetford Academy

A team of literary whizzes from Norfolk headed to London to battle it out in the finals of the national Kids’ Lit Quiz competition.

United Kingdom

A former Ofsted inspector has been appointed to lead an academy trust with schools in East Anglia.

Academy Transformation Trust

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Fri, 18:15

Families living in a notorious block of flats have finally been moved into emergency accommodation - after having to endure years of complaints and problems.

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Yesterday, 08:58

A mystery phenomenon has descended on a Norfolk town after multiple cars failed to unlock.

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Norfolk Police
Yesterday, 11:01

Hundreds of people from Norfolk have signed an online petition to ban all ISIS members from returning to the UK.

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Yesterday, 10:00

County Hall has denied the accusation that they knew about the closure of three nurseries prior to the decision to shut 38 children’s centres across Norfolk.

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