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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

A group of schoolchildren from mid Norfolk recently took part in a money academy session.

A shake-up of specialist speech and language services for children - which could see three centres closed - aims to support more of the 2,300 youngsters in need of help, education chiefs claim.

A Norfolk nursery says it is determined to re-establish its reputation following a critical Ofsted report.

Nine secondary schools in Norfolk have more than one in five of their places for the new intake in September unfilled, figures reveal.

A talented Suffolk student has reached the junior’s final of a computer science competition at the University of Oxford.

Mildenhall College Academy

Pupils from Barnham Primary School had an explosive time during National Science Week.

A Norfolk academy trust has ranked among the country’s best for sixth form performance.

Thetford Academy

As the size of Norfolk grows, so too must the number of school places for its children. Bethany Whymark reports on a council vision for the future of schools.

County Council

The head of an independent school which was told it must take action to meet health and safety requirements has said that the recommended improvements have now been carried out.

A charity-run nursery and complex needs school will be stocking up on thousands of pounds worth of free books as the winners of our Books for Schools competition are announced.

East Anglia has been snubbed by a government pilot scheme to improve broadband speeds in rural primary schools.

United Kingdom

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.

Thetford Grammar School

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.

United Kingdom

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.

China

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.

BBC

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

Norwich

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