Children at Sheringham Primary School have a rather unusual pair of ‘classroom assistants’ helping with outdoor learning activities – in the shape of a duck called Sheldon and her best pal Lenny the chicken.
Biscuits and chocolate are out and apples and carrots are in. That was the message given to young children at a north Norfolk school, as obesity rates and inactivity levels among youngsters reach epic proportions.
It is the biggest academy trust in Norfolk, having grown to 30 schools in its four years. Lauren Cope talks to the outgoing and new chief executives at the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT), as it turns a new page.