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The running of an oversubscribed high school in the Broads is to be taken over by a new headteacher.

More than 70 schools and colleges in Norfolk currently have confirmed coronavirus cases - and 1,500 pupils and staff have had to self-isolate since term started, it has been revealed.

A north Norfolk high school has confirmed one of its pupils has coronavirus.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A campaign to keep people safe on the roads is urging youngsters to get involved with its latest design competition - and has extended its deadline.

Tribute has been paid to a former north Norfolk headteacher who believed passionately in giving every child a chance to shine.

Nine schools around a Norfolk town have created a new charitable trust raising funds to help children and families and break the cycle of aspirational disadvantage.

An education trust which runs 13 schools in Norfolk and Waveney has secured more than £25,000 to enhance its PE curriculum.

Tribute has been paid to a former north Norfolk headteacher who believed passionately in giving every child a chance to shine.

The scale of sex offences recorded on school grounds in Norfolk over the past five years has been revealed.

Almost 50 schools across Norfolk have reported a pupil or a member of staff testing positive for coronavirus, latest figures show.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

An action plan has been unveiled to radically improve the support offered in Norfolk to children with special educational needs and disabilities.

Many of us can’t imagine how our school days would have been effected by a global pandemic, but what does the reality look like for today’s students?

North Walsham

Up to 40 new places for children with complex needs are set to be on offer at three schools within the next four months following a £2.25m investment.

A secondary school has renamed its assembly hall in honour of a former pupil who died from leukemia.

The head of one of Norfolk’s biggest secondary school trusts has rejected calls for exams to be cancelled next year says it would be unfair on students.

Positive coronavirus cases have been confirmed in eight Norfolk schools, council bosses have said, but none of them are classed as outbreaks.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A student exchange programme with Germany thought to be the oldest still in operation in the UK will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Friday.

North Walsham

A Norfolk school has praised its young pupils for being positive despite the challenges posed by the need to take safety precautions in the classroom.

Headteachers have said high numbers of children returning to classrooms across the county this week was a vote of confidence in the work done to make schools safe.

Council leaders have insisted that no decision has been taken to permanently close Holt Hall and Whitlingham Adventure, with a review into their futures continuing.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

As students returned to schools across the county, one town’s pupils were clearly glad to be back, with 99% in attendance.

North Walsham

It’s not quite school as they know it but thousands of children have returned to the classroom for the start of the school year.

Thousands of children across Norfolk and Waveney return to school on Monday. For the majority, it will be the first time they have been in class for six months. SIMON PARKIN reports on what schools are doing to help get pupils’ education back on track...

School children across Norfolk are returning to classrooms next week after a six-month hiatus as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

A special educational needs school is close to finishing its brand new therapy centre, on budget and despite the challenges posed by lockdown.

Families are facing back to school uncertainty after being warned they may miss out on places on a school bus scheme.

Extra ‘child only’ bus services are set to be introduced and commuters urged to avoid school rush-hour in order to give priority to pupils when Norfolk schools reopen next week.

First-day of the new school term is likely to be like no other this year, with nerves for both parents and children.

Almost half of parents remained concerned about sending children back to school for the start of the new term, an EDP survey has found.

School fields are being turned into thriving allotments to be tended by pupils, with produce used in lessons and handed out in the local community.

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