March 31 2015 Latest news:
A second headteacher in a week has resigned at short notice from a prominent academy chain.
Six schools near Norwich will join together later this year to form the largest school partnership in the county – which will help support the learning of nearly 1,000 pupils.
The academy chain named as the preferred sponsor of a city high school has hit back at claims some of its land could be sold off.
The appointment of a headteacher from north Norfolk will be a “significant step” in the recovery of Sewell Park College, the chairman of its interim governors has said.
Two city schools will be able to start their merger after receiving a £500,000 government grant.
Parents and council bosses have reacted angrily after the Government defied local opposition by forging ahead with plans which could see a £60m Norwich school site handed over to a controversial academy chain.
The decision to make Hewett School in Norwich an academy is the “beginning of its renaissance”, according to the Government.
The Prime Minister has backed a Norwich mum’s campaign to install defibrillators in every school, saying there is “nothing more heart-breaking than losing a child.”
The Government this morning defied a high-profile local campaign and gave the order for The Hewett School in Norwich to become an academy.
A Golden Triangle school has been given a defibrillator thanks to the efforts of a mum whose baby died from a rare heart condition.
A Norfolk headteacher has praised his “brilliant team” after their infant and nursery school achieved outstanding ratings across the board in its latest inspection.
Twelve young voices are sharing the stage with a professional opera company as they star in a production of Puccini’s La bohème this week.
For six decades, it has puzzled and perplexed some of the planet’s finest mathematical minds.
A Hethersett Academy teacher has been charged with possession of indecent images of children.
Youngsters put their detective skills to the test after a mysterious block of ice appeared at a village school.
A University of East Anglia student who fell asleep in the shower and flooded his flat after a night on the tiles sparked an emergency services alert.
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Campaigners fighting plans for the Hewett School in Norwich to become an academy have submitted a petition signed by more than 2,000 people to the Department for Education. The online and paper petition was active for nine days.
The interim governors of a city high school have launched a formal consultation about its proposed academy conversion, days after saying they would not because people could not “reasonably expect” it to have an impact on the outcome.
A man whose life was changed after he spent seven weeks volunteering in Africa has urged other young people in Norfolk to sign up for the UK government-funded scheme.
Plans for a High Court challenge to the planned academisation of a city high school have been put on hold.
Norfolk County Council has postponed a decision about whether to launch a High Court challenge against government plans to turn the Hewett School into an academy.
Ministers have signed an order for Sewell Park College, in Norwich, to become an academy.
It is a tale of two city high schools: the Hewett School, and Sewell Park College.
Parents concerned about plans to convert a city high school into an academy have formed a campaign group following a public meeting this evening.
A decision whether to launch a legal challenge to government plans to turn the Hewett School into an academy could be taken in secret, it has emerged.
Headteachers have joined forces to re-brand Norfolk and promote it to graduates across the UK and Ireland in an effort to tackle a recruitment crisis they believe is hampering efforts to improve schools.
A community meeting has been called for tomorrow to discuss plans for Sewell Park College to become an academy.
Hundreds of protesters marched in Norwich yesterday against plans to turn the Hewett School into an academy.
Hundreds of protesters have marched through Norwich city centre to show their opposition to a prominent high school becoming an academy.