Tuesday, April 9, 2019

An award-winning Norfolk youth project has gone “back to the future” and is being run by its home town once more.

A sea cadet force based on the north Norfolk coast has teamed up with its local high school to boost pupil involvement in activities such as first aid, sailing, and powerboating.

Pupils at Cromer Junior School have celebrated the anniversary of a breakfast club launched five years ago to ensure youngsters get a healthy and happy start to the day.

Pupils braved the mud and elements in Gresham’s School’s first-ever ‘Gritty Grasshopper’ run, raising more than £3,700 for two charities, Farms for City Kids and the Lord’s Taverners.

A former Norfolk head teacher is heading out to occupied Palestine, as part of a human rights mission which will see him support children and adults living under the threat of violence and intimidation.

Youngsters at Cromer Junior School are being given a chance to show off their culinary skills to their families, at a series of parent and child cookery sessions held in a new, £25,000 kitchen opened a few months ago by celebrity chef Galton Blackiston.

Budding young bakers at Sheringham High School served up treats ranging from scones to sausage rolls, at a ‘Best of British’ tea party they organised for staff and parents.

Nine secondary schools in Norfolk have more than one in five of their places for the new intake in September unfilled, figures reveal.

Hundreds of students from Cromer Academy have given the town and beach a sparkling spring clean.


Budding young performers at Cromer Junior School took an audience of staff and fellow pupils on a trip down the Yellow Brick Road, in a musical production of the classic L Frank Baum story, The Wizard of Oz.

Four student photographers have scooped honours at a national photographic competition.

Sheringham High School

A schools community in north Norfolk is devising a plan of action to help disadvantaged children following revelations of the extent of pupil poverty in the county.

Cromer Academy

Youngsters across the region have been getting busy painting nesting boxes to help welcome birds to their school grounds.

One of Norfolk’s few remaining council-maintained high schools has unveiled plans to become an academy.

North Walsham High School

A UFO crash-landed during an educational ‘Alien Day’ at a Norfolk school.

Families in north Norfolk have been left in the lurch after a popular pre-school closed without warning.

Children at a north Norfolk school have been learning how to keep themselves safe from abuse and to get help if they have any worries.

North Walsham

A teenage student from north Norfolk is encouraging people to help out in their local communities by volunteering.

The chief executive officer (CEO) at a multi-academy trust is retiring at the end of August.

Pupils and staff at a special school in Norfolk are celebrating an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted report.


Mary Poppins, Denis the Menace and Percy the Park Keeper were just some of the characters turning up for lessons at the Belfry Primary School, Overstrand, which celebrated World Book Day with activities ranging from reading sessions, to a book swap.

Author visits, art workshops and singing sessions were just some of the activities laid on at Sheringham Primary School to celebrate World Book Day.

Sheringham Primary School

Youngsters at Sheringham’s Ladybird Pre-School Nursery put their pancake-flipping skills to the test, in sponsored Shrove Tuesday races held in front of an audience of friends and parents.

A charity-run nursery and complex needs school will be stocking up on thousands of pounds worth of free books as the winners of our Books for Schools competition are announced.

Schools across Norfolk have powered their way to the national final of a Formula One racing competition.

Aylsham High School

East Anglia has been snubbed by a government pilot scheme to improve broadband speeds in rural primary schools.

United Kingdom

Students from Paston College have been mashing hip-hop, rap and Shakespeare to show the enduring relevance of Julius Caesar.

Paston College

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.

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