Friday, February 15, 2019

Thousands of youngsters around the country, including in Norfolk, are expected to go on strike from school today as part of a global youth action over climate change.

A legion of Roman centurions, soldiers and senators marched into Sheringham Primary School, as part of a history project culminating in pitched battles in the playground.

Pupils at a north Norfolk primary school enjoyed a visit from a former child soldier to mark an day of protest against the use of children in warfare.

Thousands of young people will come together to compete for their School Sports Partnership in the Norfolk Winter School Games.

Haunted houses, monsters in gas masks and exploding cow pats were among the talking points at Reepham High School, when top-selling author Alexander Gordon Smith dropped in to talk to students about his life as a writer.


Students at Sheringham High School had a chance to find out about jobs ranging from plumber and bricklayer, to architect and accountant, at a careers fair attended by more than 20 Norfolk businesses and organisations.

University of East Anglia

A north Norfolk school has lost its battle for survival after running into financial difficulties.

Mobile phones should be banned from classrooms, with pupils to be lectured about the dangers of device dependency, the schools minister has said.

Great Yarmouth Charter Academy

A couple who have spent 18 months trying to secure appropriate educational support for their son are taking their case to court.

Norfolk County Council

Robot unicorns and stop motion animation will be among the creative technologies children and families can try out at libraries across Norfolk in February.


An MP has praised pupils at a Mid Norfolk school for writing to him about their concerns for the plight of refugees around the globe.

Theresa May

Parents and residents concerned about long-standing parking problems outside Sheringham Primary School are urging North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) to take action on the issue, which they say is “an accident waiting to happen”.

Judy Oliver

Budding thespians from across the region descend on a new venture in north Norfolk for the chance to show off their jazz hands, grace the stage, and sing their little hearts out.

Aylsham High School

The future of two schools will be secured if it joins a Norfolk academy trust, its leaders said today.

A pioneering Norfolk outdoor education founded by a former high school PE teacher is celebrating thirty years of providing top class residential trips to school groups from all over the country.


A north Norfolk school maintained its rating of good in an Ofsted inspection.

Pupils have made a New Year’s resolution to reduce plastic waste through a new recycling scheme.

Hilary Cox

A teenage motorcycle racer beat the boys to win the British Mini Grand Prix winter series.

Sheringham High School

A “legacy of ineffective leadership and teaching” is holding back progress at an under-performing Norfolk high school, inspectors have claimed.

North Walsham High School

Two Norfolk schools will be closed today after problems with their heating systems.

A Norfolk academy trust has been judged as one of the country’s best for disadvantaged pupils.

Great Yarmouth Charter Academy

A much-loved Norfolk PE teacher will be swapping football boots for safety shoes, when he leaves his job of ten years to embark on a new career as a builder.

Sheringham Primary School

Schoolchildren have written to avid wildlife campaigner Prince Harry about their projects to save endangered animals.


Christmas characters ranging from camels to kings featured in a toe-tapping production performed at Sheringham’s Lighthouse Community Church by youngsters from Ladybird Pre-school Nursery.

“Imagine a place where joy has gone, where you starve to death, where you get no healthcare.”

Keith Simpson

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

Sheringham High School

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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