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The government has announced headline figures from this year's end-of-primary-school exams.

Small improvement in primary school exam results in Norfolk - but Suffolk moves ahead

Norfolk has seen a minor improvement in the proportion of children reaching the expected standard in reading, writing and maths by the time they leave primary school.

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The number 25 First bus at Castle Meadow, Norwich.
 Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Rethink means Norwich night bus is given partial reprieve from the axe

Norwich’s night bus service between the railway station and the University of East Anglia has been handed a partial reprieve from the axe.

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Oliver Coe, 14, who has just passed his GCSE in Chinese Mandarin with A*.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

14-year-old who studied Mandarin in his own time gains A* in his GCSE

It started with an eight-year-old’s fascination with Chinese characters, but now a Thorpe St Andrew teenager is celebrating after six years of after-school study culminated in an A* grade in GCSE Mandarin.

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Theatre Royal, Norwich Open Day. Photo: Steve Adams

Green award puts Norwich Theatre Royal in a league with Wembley and Glyndebourne Opera House

Norwich Theatre Royal’s green credentials have seen it join Wembley Stadium and Glyndebourne Opera House in receiving a top national rating for being more environmentally friendly.

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Prime Minister David Cameron visits Archant's head office in Norwich where he met apprentices at the media company.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Prime minister quizzes Archant apprentices on visit to Norwich headquarters

Prime minister David Cameron visited EDP publisher Archant’s Norwich headquarters while on a tour of the region.

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Prime Minister David Cameron meets apprentices employed by KLM Engineering at Norwich Airport in Norfolk, where he restated the importance of apprenticeships to his vision of a

‘I may have to get the diggers out myself’ - prime minister David Cameron’s A47 promise

The prime minister promised improvements on the A47 would begin by 2020, even if he had to “get the diggers out” himself.

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Sir John LemanHigh School students celebrate great GCSE results.

GCSE results round up: Grades up in Norfolk and Suffolk; record success for some schools; other schools fall below minimum standard

Thousands of teenagers in our region are today planning the next stages of their lives after receiving GCSE results which contributed to rising standards in Norfolk and Suffolk.

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Long Stratton High student Dorrie Hartley who carried on with her exams despite serious heart problems.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Joy for Long Stratton student who battled serious heart condition and major operations to take her GCSEs

A determined teenager who refused to let a serious heart condition - and a major operation just days before her GCSEs - ruin her chances of going to university is today looking to the future.

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Sewell Park College students collect their GCSE results.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norwich GCSE results: A day of great improvements and some disappointments

Schools in Norwich saw wildly contrasting fortunes in a day which saw some make impressive improvements, while others failed to move out of disappointing territory.

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Diss High School GCSE students get their results. Kirsty Firth and Annie Murton can't believe how well they have done.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Overall rise in GCSE results in Norfolk and Suffolk masks day of wide disparities between schools and districts

GCSE results in Norfolk and Suffolk have improved in a year which saw wide variations between schools and districts.

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Students from Flegg High School receiving their GCSE results.

Picture: James Bass

East Norfolk GCSE results: celebrations as students achieve top marks

Schools across the borough were celebrating as GCSE results showed a positive hike across the east coast.

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Students are collecting their GCSE results today.

GCSE results across Norfolk

GCSE results from schools across the region as they come in.

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Stalham High School headteacher Amy Webb.   Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Stalham High School headteacher proud of GCSE students

The new headteacher of Stalham High School is “extremely proud” of the achievement of its GCSE pupils this year.

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GCSE Results at Norwich School

In pictures: GCSE results day

The gruelling wait is over for hundreds of students who now know the results of their GCSEs.

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GCSE students get their results at Wymondham High Academy.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Joy in Wymondham and Hethersett as schools pick up some of the county’s top GCSE results

Students, parents and teachers were bursting with pride in Wymondham and Hethersett as months of hard work revealed some of the best results in the county.

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Students celebrate their GCSE results.

Live blog: Reaction to GCSE results

Thousands of students are receiving their GCSE exam results today. Follow the latest in our live blog.

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Students across the region are collecting their GCSE results today.

Live GCSE results map

Use our interactive map to view GCSE results for schools across the region.

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Students get their GCSE results last summer at the Open Academy in Norwich. Photo: Bill Smith

GCSE results day: five things to look out for as students receive their grades

Today, the anxious wait will end as thousands of teenagers finally learn their GCSE results.

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Hellesdon High School headteacher Gerard Batty. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Hellesdon High joins growing list of schools becoming academy sponsors

Hellesdon High School has been officially approved as a new sponsor of academy schools.

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Pupils for Springwood High School in King's Lynn collect their A-level exams results. From left, Joshua Sarte, Jade Mace, Tyler Jackling, Layla Calaby, Thomas Eastwood and Rachel Addison celebrate their results. Picture: Matthew Usher

The best images from across Norfolk as students collect their A-level results

Hundreds of A-level students around the region received their A-level results on Thursday.

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A-levels results day at Hellesdon High School. Triplets Charlotte, Lizzy and Megan Griffiths.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Meet the triplets who have all secured places at Oxford and Cambridge Universities

While families across the region had cause to celebrate impressive A-levels results, one family received their good news three times over.

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Langley School GVs. Picture: Angela Sharpe

Langley School team up with Norwich City Football Club

A school based in Loddon will teach Norwich City youngsters as part of a new partnership with the football club.

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A-levels results day at Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form. Left to right, Jordan Potter. Charl Retief and Adamya Tiwari.

Norwich A-level results: Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form publishes first results; Hellesdon High record best-ever scores

The Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form today celebrated its first ever A-Level results, two years after opening as Norfolk’s first sixth form free school.

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Students from Norwich School collect their A-level results this morning.

Latest A-level results

A-level results from schools and colleges across the region as they come in.

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East Norfolk Sixth Form A-level results 2015. Students celebrate their success, including Matthew Wigmore (front left) and James Kershaw (back left)

Excited A-level students celebrate top marks at East Norfolk Sixth Form College

Scores of students were up early this morning to eagerly rip open their A-level results at East Norfolk Sixth Form College.

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A-Level Results day at Paston College Lawns Site in North Walsham.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Reaction: Nervous wait over for A-Level students

Thousands of students are receiving their exam results today. Follow the latest in our live blog.

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Sixth formers at City of Norwich School collecting their A-level results in 2014.  Photo: Steve Adams

Nervous day for A-level students as they receive their results

Thousands of teenagers across the region will today start taking the next steps in their lives after collecting their A-level results.

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Ofsted gave Regional Foster Placements a

Ofsted praises fostering service - but tells it to make improvements by Monday

A family-run fostering service, which organises care for 30 children and young people, has been given until Monday to make two changes to ensure it meets national regulations.

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David Richarsdon, vice chancellor of the UEA, welcomed the results of the survey. Picture: Denise Bradley

UEA second-best university in England for student satisfaction

The University of East Anglia’s reputation for having some of the most satisfied students in England has been confirmed by a national survey of more than 300,000 people.

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The winners of the Bernard Matthews Youth Awards 2014. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Nominate inspiring young people for this year’s Bernard Matthews Youth Awards

Young people are set to be celebrated for their inspirational achievements at a ceremony later this year - and there is still time to enter these special awards.

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