Thursday, October 18, 2018

The organisation behind a children’s ‘goblin’ racing event in Norfolk will be sharing a special opportunity for schools at Norwich Science Festival.

Two Norfolk groups have been awarded a combined total of £1,850 from house builder Persimmon to help improve outdoor facilities.

Youngsters from nine schools laced up their running shoes and braved Monday’s blustery weather for a cross-country, the first such event hosted by Beeston Hall School.

It has been 20 years since a school’s beloved lunch lady first cycled her way to work from the village where she lives.

Fancy footwork was at the fore in the grounds of a north Norfolk school as a Bollywood dancer hosted a workshop.


The interim head teacher of a north Norfolk school says IT has taken steps to improve following a damning Ofsted report which rated it ‘inadequate’ in January 2017.

Cuts to Norfolk’s mobile libraries have been agreed, which will see two fewer vehicles and some stops no longer called at.

Liberal Democrats

A Norfolk MP has raised concerns about the county’s rate of pupil exclusion, as data reveals more than 260 students were kicked out of Norfolk’s schools last year.

Norman Lamb

Record numbers of pupils have taken part in an annual cross country event at a north Norfolk school.

Gresham's School

A couple of tyres salvaged from the side of north Norfolk’s country roads greet you as you make your way into the fruit and vegetable allotment at Reepham High School.

An MP has praised a north Norfolk school which is part of a national scheme to bring university-style education to high school students for its “amazing progress”.

Norman Lamb

It’s time to start collecting - our Books for Schools campaign begins today.

Eastern Daily Press

It might only be the end of September but a north Norfolk school are already preparing for Christmas.

Cromer Academy

Sheringham Primary School has gained a prestigious Artsmark gold award for its efforts in celebrating and encouraging children’s creativity.

Sheringham Primary School

Schools across the region are counting down the days until our Books for Schools campaign is officially launched.

Cromer students are hoping to transform their school into a place of eco-friendly education.

Cromer Academy

School pupils have launched a new programme to help keep primary age children fit and healthy.

Broadland District

The father of an 11-year-boy has described his anger at a Norfolk bus company after his son was left at the roadside on the way home from school.

Charles Sanders

Pupils at a north Norfolk primary school have celebrated the opening of a new adventure play area.

Reepham College has started the academic year by welcoming back a former teacher in a new role as college director.

Forty-six of Norfolk’s 53 children’s centres could be closed after council bosses finally revealed proposals for a review of the service.

Norfolk County Council

A Norfolk trust which educates vulnerable children has once again been told it must improve its “weak financial position” by bringing in more experienced people to help run it.

The number of children being excluded from Norfolk schools is “shockingly high” and systems need to be changed, one of the county’s MPs has told Parliament.

Norman Lamb

A school bus was held up at roadworks by contractors who had been told to let it through, making many of the pupils on board late for their first day.

Norfolk County Council

Youngsters starting Reception across the region have donned school caps, jackets and uniforms for the first time, while older children have moved up a level to their next year of education.

The chief executive of an academy trust based in Norwich has stepped down, with an interim replacement now appointed.

Norfolk County Council

A teacher and support staff member from Cromer have received awards from an Olympic gold medallist at a special event to mark the new school year.

Cromer Academy

A company which supplies 42 schools in Norfolk and 57 in Suffolk has left children without uniforms on their first days of school.


The first day of school can be an anxious milestone for parents and children alike.


Pupils invite Sheringham town mayor Madeline Ashcroft and deputy mayor Liz Withington to their school’s first summer fete.

Liz Withington

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