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Coronavirus in Norfolk

A north Norfolk school has made a video to help the children keep in touch while they are home schooling during the coronavirus outbreak.

With schools closed and children forced to learn at home parents may well be feeling stressed,overwhelmed and under pressure.

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With small numbers of children in the classroom and most forced to learn at home, schools across Norfolk have turned to innovative ways to support pupils in the first week of coronavirus closures.

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It’s school as usual - albeit with a twist - for children at Beeston Hall on the north Norfolk coast.

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Parents of children eligible for free school meals are being warned about a coronavirus scam.

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Looking for something to keep the kids busy during the school closures? Here’s all you need to know about the Young Norfolk Writing Competition.

A school has closed to all pupils and staff after confirming that a student had tested positive for coronavirus.

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Dozens of schools in Norfolk remained closed on the first day of coronavirus measures with many still working on the “challenging” situation of providing education to the most vulnerable and the children of key workers.

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Details on how schools will operate from Monday are set to be decided this weekend, as final plans are put in place.

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Council bosses have said they cannot promise that the children of ‘critical workers’ who will still be taught in classrooms will go to their usual school - and they might not all be up and running in time for Monday.

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“For the last two years we have been working flat out - and now we’ve lost our opportunity to show what we can do.”

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Dozens of schools across Norfolk are closed or partially closed today ahead of the government’s decision to close all schools from Friday afternoon.

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All schools will close from Friday afternoon for an indefinite period, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced.

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One of Norfolk’s secondary schools has closed because of concern over coronavirus.

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Parents have described facing confusion over coronavirus school closures and a lack of clarity about what circumstances they should keep their children at home.

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All schools in Norfolk remain open but are making preparations for potential closures, while others are introducing extra coronavirus measures including limiting parent access.

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A village school from north Norfolk has been praised for its efforts despite being graded as requiring improvement.

Two academy schools will have new principals from September as the current incumbents prepare to take charge of a new school and step up to a director’s role.

Schools in Norfolk have cancelled trips to Europe by pupils as part of precautions against coronavirus.

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Year four youngsters at Cromer Junior School staged a “practically perfect” performance of the much-loved musical Mary Poppins, adding their own comedy twist to the classic tale of the quintessential English nanny.

Potentially life-saving safety lessons are being taught to Norfolk’s primary school children as part of a series of interactive workshops which are touring the county.

Parents of children with special educational needs claim they are in a “constant battle” for council support and were not properly informed about a watchdog’s inspection of the services.

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A national school league table shows GCSE performance dipped in Norfolk in 2019.

Ofsted inspectors have highlighted dozens of schools across Norfolk which need to make improvements.

From addressing the issue in special assemblies to appealing for gossip not to be posted on social media, schools have been trying to manage the impact of the news of coronavirus on their pupils.

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The number of tutors teaching music in Norfolk’s schools could be cut - and parents could have to pay more for their children to learn instruments.

Tributes have been paid to the “extraordinary” leader of a Norfolk school, after her sudden death over the weekend.

The Norwich City charity building a state-of-the-art sports facility has helped launch a pioneering £300,000 project to help young people at risk of child criminal exploitation.

A councillor has warned that government plans to pay for special needs education via deficit funding could amount to a “toxic magic money tree”.

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