A teacher who graduated from the University of Cambridge has been appointed the head of two Norfolk schools.

Rebekah Woodrow has been appointed executive headteacher of St Mary Federation of Docking and Brancaster Primary Academies.

Mrs Woodrow, who did her teacher training at the university's Homerton college, takes on the role having previously worked in three other schools across Norfolk.

Her most recent role was as assistant headteacher at Whitefriars Church of England Primary Academy in King's Lynn, which is also part of the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT).

She was appointed to the job on an interim basis earlier this year, but will now take on the post on a permanent basis.

She said: "I am thrilled to have been appointed and feel extremely privileged to have the opportunity to continue leading two such delightful village schools.

"I have been made to feel so welcome by the parents pupils and the local community."

Oliver Burwood, chief executive of DNEAT, said: "Her permanent appointment is another important sign that DNEAT is successfully growing its own fantastic leaders."