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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:

’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.

Hilary Cox

Warm tributes have been paid to a hugely-respected and well-loved retired Norfolk headteacher, who has died at the age of 67.

Norwich

Stalham Academy took a strong and vibrant choir to perform in the 39th Gorleston Music Festival.

Norwich

Youngsters from a north Norfolk primary school dipped their toes into high school life for a fun-filled day of learning.

North Walsham

Students from North Walsham have been learning about democracy at the heart of where it all happens – at the Houses of Parliament.

When the reputation of education in Norfolk hit rock bottom four years ago, it also served as a turning point. As part of our Fighting For Their Futures campaign, Lauren Cope examines how far we have come.

University of East Anglia

Their sacrifice is etched on memorials the length and breadth of the country - but for the children of one school the men who gave their lives in the First World War have become much more than a set of names.

Heritage Lottery Fund

Singer-songwriter Tom Ryder struggled in his teenage years with the pressure to perform well at school.

North Walsham High School

A small village school achieved two big ambitions with the opening of a new play space and kitchen.

Thousands of teenagers have a fresh insight into the variety of jobs and training on offer in Norfolk after a major careers festival.

Norwich

More than 20 students from across the region were awarded £188,351 in scholarships to help them continue their studies.

University of East Anglia

A team of budding entrepreneurs from a Norfolk primary school are celebrating national success after a royal visit saw them meet a star of Dragon’s Den.

York

Making fires and cooking food down in the woods may have seemed a novel approach to learning at the time.

Norfolk County Council

A north Norfolk school has seen a drop in its Ofsted rating from good to requires improvement.

Cromer

A childminder has made an impassioned plea for help in finding larger premises, after she was told by the council to cut down the number of youngsters she looks after, following complaints.

North Norfolk District Council

If you thought Aylsham was a respectable market town, filled with moral upright members of the community, well...

Aylsham High School

The vast majority of parents in Norfolk and Suffolk have secured their children a place at their first-choice secondary school.

United Kingdom

Safety-conscious pupils at Sheringham Primary School are hoping a campaign they have launched will help highlight the problem of parents putting children at risk by parking illegally and reversing outside the school entrance.

Pancake-flipping pupils had an extra spring in their step at Ladybird Pre-school Nursery, Sheringham, today, when their annual Shrove Tuesday races doubled up as a celebration of their newly-revamped, ‘extra bouncy’ playground.

London

Acclaimed authors treated school children in Norfolk this week to a display of writing and knife juggling.

Japan

A challenging play bringing to life conditions in a Northern town in the 1980s was the latest production from an award winning student drama group.

Sixth Form College

Five pupils from Ludham Primary School have won a place in the final of a national business competition, called Tycoon in Schools, which is run by Peter Jones, star of TV’s Dragon’s Den.

Norman Lamb

Children from Worstead Pre-school had a Jurassic time at the Dinosaur Adventure Park.

US Federal Reserve

Science, engineering and technology were the theme of the day as a church was transformed into a laboratory, rocket launching station, dark room and construction site.

Andrew Beane

Talented young performer Matilda Bailes has landed her dream role in a production of the musical Les Misérables.

Sixth Form College

A 14-year-old student from North Walsham has followed Donald Trump to be inaugurated President after a close-fought election campaign – and he will now represent the town’s high school students for the next year.

A group of budding young violinists had a chance to hone their skills with musicians from one of the country’s top chamber orchestras, as part of an arts scheme hosted by North Norfolk District Council and a string of local organisations.

Becky Palmer

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