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Reepham High School and College principal Mark Farrar. Picture: Denise Bradley

Reepham High School sets up a trust to sponsor other academy schools

Reepham High has become the latest Norfolk school to be allowed to sponsor other academies.

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Great Yarmouth College marine engineering lecturer pictured with staff and students who are transforming the bus for TLC, that has been vandalised, setting their good work back. Photo: Steve Adams

‘Heartbreaking’ vandal attack does not dampen hopes of Great Yarmouth outreach project

A charity group has been left saddened after vandals attacked its double-decker bus that is set to become a mobile outreach centre.

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A group of Yarmouth students show casing their work in one of their first exhibitions. Featuring photography, fashion, graphic desing, digital art, music and film.
Caddie Williams with her work.

Great Yarmouth students in the frame at art exhibition

Colourful prints, atmospheric photography and detailed landscapes were among the pieces on display when a group of Great Yarmouth students proudly showed off their artistic skills.

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Earlham Early Years Centre was judged 'outstanding' earlier this year. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Earlham children’s centre seeks new home - but tells parents it will not close

A children’s centre has told parents it will not close, despite uncertainty over its location after it was given notice to leave its current home.

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Norwich Evening News reporter, Martin George talks to the Press Gang at Angel Road Junior School about them producing their own newspaper called The Angel News. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Budding reporters at Angel Road Junior School in Norwich get a helping hand from Evening News journalists

A journalist and photographer from the Norwich Evening News have visited a junior school to help its newly-formed press gang as it prepares to launch a newspaper for pupils.

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Radio 1 DJ Greg James. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire

Radio 1 presenter Greg James, comedian Arthur Smith and the Bishop of Norwich to receive honorary degrees from UEA

A Radio 1 presenter who fell in love with radio at the University of East Anglia will return this summer to receive an honorary degree.

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Active Norfolk's Adult Disability Games 2015. Photo: Active Norfolk

Hundreds take part in Active Norfolk’s annual Adult Multi-Sport Festival at the UEA Sportspark in Norwich

Hundreds of people from across the county came together at a special event which gives those with disabilities the chance to try a range of different sports.

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Young people taking part in a climbing sessions on OPEN's Climbing Wall

Cast your vote for Open in Norwich and help youngsters across the county

The Open Youth Trust (OPEN) is calling on the public to cast their vote so it can continue its life changing work with young people across Norfolk.

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Costessey Junior School walking school bus.

All aboard the walking bus for pupils on way to Costessey schools

The school run can be a stressful part of the day for all involved.

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City College level 3 travel and tourism students ready for their performance at Norwich Castle in Beautiful Nightmare in Wonderland, with Callie Nind, 19 as Alice; Molly Harris, 18, as the Queen; Amy Paris, 18, as the White Rabbit; Molly Dawson, 18, as Tweedle Dum, front left, and Ellie Anderson, 18, as Tweedle Dee. With them are the sales and marketing team. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

“Off with your head!” - sinister City College Norwich tweets were marketing ploy by students

An increasingly-sinister series of messages sent to a college’s 7.500 Twitter followers has been revealed as a stunt designed to drum up support for an Alice in Wonderland-themed event students will hold at Norwich Castle.

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Medieval day at Kinsale Infant School.

Colourful line-up gets in the spirit for medieval activities at infant school

An infant school enjoyed a medieval makeover when knights in shining armour competed in a battle of jousting on its school yard.

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North Walsham High School head teacher  Caroline Brooker with pupils, from left:  George Fleming, Ellie Wait, Lucy Curtis-Warminger,  James Maisner, Joshua Willis and Lucy Vann. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Ofsted turnaround for North Walsham High School

A north Norfolk high school which education watchdogs said “required improvement” less than two years ago, has already turned itself around.

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Some of the damage caused by vandals at North Walsham Junior School. Picture: SUBMITTED

‘You won’t beat us’ - that’s the message after second vandal attack at North Walsham school

Well-wishers gave up part of their Sunday and rallied round to clear up the mess after a second vandal attack at the federation of North Walsham Junior, Infant School and Nursery.

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Tom Leverage, who has been appointed the new head of the Hewett School. Photo: Bill Smith

Hewett School appoints new headteacher from nearby Norwich high school

A troubled Norwich high school which is at the centre of a controversy over becoming an academy has appointed a new permanent headteacher.

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Former UEA lecturer Paula Kantor. Credit: Xochil Fonseca/CIMMYT

‘Amazingly friendly, collegial, calm, brave and humorous’ - tributes paid to former UEA lecturer killed in Taliban attack

Tributes have been paid to Paula Kantor who was killed in the attack on a hotel in Afghanistan.

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Broadland High School in Hoveton

, which is partially shut today due to flooding.

Flooded Norfolk school to re-open tomorrow

A Norfolk high school, which was partially shut today, will re-open tomorrow.

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Louise Sell and her son Charley who have taken part in the Restorative Approach for Families course. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Schools’ coping plan for conflict

Tense shouting and stressful arguments have been replaced with calm and positive ways of dealing with conflict thanks to two Bowthorpe schools’ drive to help parents at home.

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An artist's impression of the UEA development at the former Blackdale School site. Pic: LSI Architects.

Homes for almost 1,000 UEA students given green light

A multi-million pound development which would mean hundreds more students could live on the University of East Anglia’s campus have been given the go-ahead.

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Group of students from City College who will be heading to New York. Photo: Submitted

Summer in the Big Apple for City College Norwich students

A group of college students is preparing for an opportunity of a lifetime to work in a high-end New York beach club.

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Norwich Diocese Academy Trust. Chairman Fred Corbett.

Norwich’s Open Academy ‘delighted’ at improved Ofsted rating

The first school to become an academy in Norfolk has celebrated a “good” Ofsted report, after failing to meet the grade two years ago.

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Norfolk County Council's headquarters at Martineau Lane. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Questions over decisions around £144m of Norfolk school revamp cash

Assurances have been sought that cash in a £144m programme of improvements to almost 70 schools across Norfolk is being fairly shared out.

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The UEA campus. Photo: Mike Page

Blockbuster film comes under scrutiny at Sym-frozium at UEA

It is a film that has enthralled children across the world – and now the blockbuster Frozen has been the subject of a lecture and debate at the University of East Anglia.

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Pavilion Play School staff and pupils celebrating their outstanding Ofsted result.

Norwich playschool keeps its outstanding status

A Norwich playschool has retained its outstanding status in its latest Ofsted report.

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The entrance to Queens Hill Primary and Nursery School at Costessey.
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‘We don’t want children being taught in overcrowded buildings’ - £144m for new classrooms at Norfolk schools

Children’s services bosses are today set to approve a £144m programme of improvements to almost 70 schools across our region.

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The University of East Anglia wants to build new student accomodation at the former Blackdale site.

New accommodation for 915 UEA students recommended to receive planning permission

A scheme to build new accommodation blocks that would allow hundreds more students to live on the University of East Anglia’s campus has been recommended for planning permission.

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BBC Radio 1's Academy in Open, Norwich. Making a music machine with electric paint.Photo: Steve Adams

Learn all about this week’s BBC Radio 1 Academy

A week of workshops to help young people get their dream job have begun.

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Wensum Lodge in Norwich, where the adult education service is based.

Norfolk’s troubled adult education service to have new interim head next month

A new interim head of Norfolk County Council’s adult education service will be place by early next month, as it fights to overcome an ‘inadequate’ rating from inspectors.

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Hewett School sign and entrance on Hall Road. Picture: Denise Bradley

Independent firm hired to carry out Hewett School academy consultation

An independent company has been hired to carry out a consultation about government plans for the Hewett School to become an Inspiration Trust academy.

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Sprowston High School. Photo: Steve Adams

A Norwich high school ‘requires improvement’ after second Ofsted inspection

A Norfolk high school was visited by Ofsted twice in two months after its headteacher deemed the inspection “incomplete”.

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