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For many parents, guardians and carers of young children, it can be difficult to find the right words to explain coronavirus.

A group of medical students in Norwich are providing free childcare to NHS staff to support the health services’s efforts to tackle the spread of coronavirus.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Three quarters of parents fear the coronavirus pandemic will effect their children’s education, a survey has suggested.

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Thousands of Norfolk children eligible for free school meals are to benefit from a national voucher scheme which will allow them to keep getting them while they are at home.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

With schools closed and children forced to learn at home parents may well be feeling stressed,overwhelmed and under pressure.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

With small numbers of children in the classroom and most forced to learn at home, schools across Norfolk have turned to innovative ways to support pupils in the first week of coronavirus closures.

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Parents of children eligible for free school meals are being warned about a coronavirus scam.

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Looking for something to keep the kids busy during the school closures? Here’s all you need to know about the Young Norfolk Writing Competition.

A school has closed to all pupils and staff after confirming that a student had tested positive for coronavirus.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Dozens of schools in Norfolk remained closed on the first day of coronavirus measures with many still working on the “challenging” situation of providing education to the most vulnerable and the children of key workers.

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Details on how schools will operate from Monday are set to be decided this weekend, as final plans are put in place.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Council bosses have said they cannot promise that the children of ‘critical workers’ who will still be taught in classrooms will go to their usual school - and they might not all be up and running in time for Monday.

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Fresh questions have been raised over the care of some of Suffolk’s most vulnerable children, following an ‘inadequate’ report for a council-run children’s home.

Suffolk County Council

Dozens of schools across Norfolk are closed or partially closed today ahead of the government’s decision to close all schools from Friday afternoon.

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Frequent cannabis use, two months of missed medication and alcohol abuse are among a host of issues raised by Ofsted in an inspection of a Suffolk children’s home.

Suffolk County Council

All schools will close from Friday afternoon for an indefinite period, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced.

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One of Norfolk’s secondary schools has closed because of concern over coronavirus.

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Parents have described facing confusion over coronavirus school closures and a lack of clarity about what circumstances they should keep their children at home.

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All schools in Norfolk remain open but are making preparations for potential closures, while others are introducing extra coronavirus measures including limiting parent access.

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More than 5,600 Suffolk youngsters are being taught in ‘inadequate’ schools, according to latest data.

Ofsted

Schools in Norfolk have cancelled trips to Europe by pupils as part of precautions against coronavirus.

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A town’s schools will soon offer more support to families with autistic children, as new learning facilities will mean they can be “part of whole school life”.

The opt-in process for parents to secure school transport for their children has begun – but parents have reported issues within just a handful of hours of the system going live.

Suffolk County Council

Parents of children with special educational needs claim they are in a “constant battle” for council support and were not properly informed about a watchdog’s inspection of the services.

Norfolk

A national school league table shows GCSE performance dipped in Norfolk in 2019.

Ofsted inspectors have highlighted dozens of schools across Norfolk which need to make improvements.

From addressing the issue in special assemblies to appealing for gossip not to be posted on social media, schools have been trying to manage the impact of the news of coronavirus on their pupils.

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The number of tutors teaching music in Norfolk’s schools could be cut - and parents could have to pay more for their children to learn instruments.

The Norwich City charity building a state-of-the-art sports facility has helped launch a pioneering £300,000 project to help young people at risk of child criminal exploitation.

Just one child in Suffolk referred for an autism assessment was seen within the mandatory 13 week period in 2019, shock new figures show – with waiting times nearly double what they should be.

Suffolk County Council

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