Sunday, December 9, 2018

Architects and inventors of the future are benefitting from creative projects focussed on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

Children as young as two helped create a piece of artwork that is on show at a Norfolk train station.

A football coach mentor from Aylsham has graduated from university after completing a course delivered at St George’s Park, the national football centre.


Children at Sheringham Primary School are staging a packed programme of seasonal entertainment for family, friends and fellow pupils, with a string of Christmas shows, as well as a concert at St Peter’s Church and a carol singing session for residents at Halsey House, Cromer.

Sheringham High School

A team of literary whizzes from Norfolk headed to London to battle it out in the finals of the national Kids’ Lit Quiz competition.

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Christmas has been saved for a group of youngsters at a rural north Norfolk school.

A top class cast of Cromer Junior School Year 5 pupils had parents rolling in the aisles, with their production of the side-splitting musical The Amazing Adventures of Superstan.

It’s a familiar ritual for parents: picking up a raft of Christmas presents for school teachers as the end of the autumn term nears.


From the Brecks to the Broads, Norfolk is a county with a natural environment admired throughout the country.

Norfolk Wildlife Trust

A Norfolk school will be saying ‘Hola’ to its Spanish friends next year as it celebrates its latest award.


Pupils at a school in north Norfolk may not be able to return after Christmas unless funding is found to keep it open.

A north Norfolk headteacher has promised to transform a school rated inadequate for failing to “ensure pupil’s safety”.

Youngsters at a north Norfolk preschool have been discovering nature thanks to a new forests school site set up a short walk away from their building.

A Norfolk school has picked its first head boy and girl.

North Walsham

Budding chefs who can now practise their dishes in a new £25,000 kitchen have been getting tips from expert Galton Blackiston.

Cromer Junior School

A 16-year-old student from Norfolk had been named among the winners in an international poetry competition.

Paston College

North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb has marked a pre-school’s 10th anniversary with a spot of yoga.

Norman Lamb

A zoology student from North Walsham embarked on the “phenomenal” trip of a lifetime thanks to a charity trust who sponsored her travels through Borneo.

A “big decision” has been made for Norfolk County Council to borrow £120m to build up to four new schools for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

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A Norfolk teacher has tasted success at an international sporting event.

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Jeremy Corbyn will join the fight to protect Norfolk’s children’s centres during a visit to the county this weekend.

Jeremy Corbyn

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.

Sarah Butikofer

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

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