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Alastair Ogle

A new centre will help tackle a chronic shortage of facilities in north Norfolk for children with special educational needs.

Photography, art and media students from north Norfolk have been inspired by a recent visit across the boarder.

Sixth Form College

Model students from a north Norfolk high school strutted their stuff on the catwalk to help raise cash for their summer prom.

Aylsham High School

Youngsters at a north Norfolk school have been learning how to skip to keep them fit.

Cromer

A north Norfolk high school has started the summer term with 12 new employees and a new communications policy after a staff shortage led to criticism.

Neil Powell

A childminder who claimed a lack of childcare in a growing north Norfolk seaside resort means some children may be missing out has found new premises which could allow her to care for more youngsters in future.

North Norfolk District Council

Nine out of 10 parents in Norfolk and Suffolk will be sending their child to their first-choice primary school in September.

Norwich

An outdoor nursery in Norfolk has been told it is outstanding across the board in its first watchdog inspection.

A north Norfolk headteacher has said he is not afraid to ruffle feathers to drive up standards, following union criticism, because schools have a “moral imperative” to improve.

Neil Powell

Students at Paston Sixth Form College in North Walsham have created three short films inspired by the art of Sheringham-based photographer Olive Edis

Sixth Form College

A north Norfolk school has been getting its wiggle on to raise money for charity.

Parents are being urged to ensure their children are dressed appropriately for school following concerns that girls are rolling their skirts up around their waist to make them shorter.

Pupils at a secondary school in north Norfolk were given food for thought with their latest project.

A 24-hour gamathon to raise money for charity pushed all the right buttons for tutors at Paston Sixth Form College in North Walsham.

A north Norfolk school has been praised by a government minister of state for its high standards in reading.

Aylsham

A headteacher has apologised to parents for disruption at his school after staff shortages meant class sizes increased.

Neil Powell

Watchdogs have welcomed ‘decisive action’ to speed up improvement at the department which looks after Norfolk’s most vulnerable children.

Norfolk County Council

More than 75pc of readers have agreed with government proposals to axe national curriculum tests taken by seven-year-olds in England.

US Federal Reserve

There was a certain buzz around the corridors of Cromer Junior School this week, when head teacher Whil De Neve donned a black and orange striped costume to take on the role of quizmaster in a whole school spelling bee.

Cromer Junior School

A teacher has been banned from the classroom for life after a panel found him guilty of unacceptable professional conduct - because of sexual activity with a girl when she was aged 14 to 19.

The lives of children with long-term medical problems are being put at risk because schools are failing to take care of them as well as they should, claims a group of charities.

Norfolk County Council

“It always seems impossible until it’s done” – that was the inspirational message given to an audience of Year 10 students in North Walsham by retired paralympic swimmer Fran Williamson.

North Walsham High School

Parents of pupils at Sheringham Primary School were asked to keep their children at home today, after a major leak forced the school to shut off the power and water supply.

Sheringham Primary School

Mother’s day is being celebrated in style at a nursery in Cromer.

Pupils at Cromer Junior School had a chance to learn about jobs with companies and organisations ranging from Norfolk Constabulary and the RSPCA, to local building and solicitors firms, at a trade fair-style careers day they organised with the help of their teachers.

University of East Anglia

A library mentoring project teaching more than 750 Norfolk residents to read can go ahead after receiving a funding boost of almost £100,000.

Heads of hundreds of the county’s primary and secondary schools have warned of an “imminent” crisis, in hard-hitting letters sent to parents and carers. Here is the letter in full:

United Kingdom

’Decisions on school spending will no longer be driven by what is best for our children but rather what we can afford’.

United Kingdom

Police are appealing for information after a cat was shot twice with an airgun in Woodview, Worstead.

Youngsters at Suffield Park Infant School, at Cromer, donned hard hats and high visibility jackets, to lead a turf-cutting ceremony marking the start of a £3 million building project.

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