December 9 2013 Latest news:
A top Norfolk chef was full of praise for a school’s new food technology room, designed to inspire children to take an interest in food and learn how to cook as independently as they can.
A primary school has been put in special measures after a damning Ofsted report said its leaders were not tackling “inadequate” teaching quickly enough, and teachers’ expectations of pupils were too low.
Children and young people in Norfolk are set to be given greater opportunities in the arts thanks to a new partnership involving Norwich Theatre Royal.
More than 20 Norfolk schools are closed today because of the flooding, says Norfolk County Council.
An innovative campaign to stop bullying before it starts has been praised in Parliament.
A national strike by some university and college staff today closed the Sainsbury Centre at the University of East Anglia, but was otherwise reported to have caused minimal disruption.
Parents fighting the possible academisation of a primary school have raised concerns about the independence of the new interim executive board appointed by Norfolk County Council to decide the school’s future.
Two education and adventure centres in north Norfolk are undergoing improvements worth £600,000 as part of a multi-million pound investment across the UK.
The number of students in the East of England to graduate from the Prince’s Trust’s Get into Health programmes has reached 500. Thirty-four students on the current Get into Hospital Services programme graduated yesterday.
A Norwich mother has called for a zebra crossing to be installed across a busy city road before an increasing volume of vehicles results in a child or pedestrian being seriously injured.
A new guide to alert students and parents to the dangers of the internet has been launched by North Walsham High School.
A celebration event has been held to mark the success of a five-year programme helping hundreds of Norfolk schools to reduce their carbon footprint through energy-saving campaigns.
Business secretary Vince Cable met students from City College Norwich as he found out about vocational training at the college’s dedicated retail training suite.
Young people were given their chance to shine as they took the reins of power at Norfolk County Council and James Paget University Hospital at Gorleston.
A government direction for Norfolk County Council to improve its children’s services may be more positive than previously expected, councillors heard yesterday.
Parents governors have raised fears that proposals to cut council funding will put lollipop men and women at risk.
A new leader has been appointed at a south Norfolk boarding school.
The governors of an “inadequate” school who say they were removed when they opposed it becoming an academy have said they should be reinstated after Ofsted praised recent improvements.
The head of a leading north Norfolk independent school is stepping down within weeks for personal reasons.
A group of catering students enjoyed some tips from the top when the owner and chef of a prominent Norfolk pub taught them how to prepare restaurant-quality food from scratch.
Students at Cromer Academy have been urged to learn lessons from inspirational sports stars when following their dreams.
Former head girl and head boy Elise Page and Josh Duckmanton shared 10 prizes between them at North Walsham High School’s annual prize-giving ceremony.
A junior school has been praised for the “exceptional” opportunities it gives students to participate in music and sport by inspectors who judged it to be “good” across the board.
The multi-millionaire philanthropist who co-sponsored Norfolk’s first academy with the Bishop of Norwich has resigned from his positions at the school.
Norfolk’s college principals have held the first in a series of war councils to coordinate their opposition to plans to nearly double the cost of subsidised student travel passes.
Plans to build a much-anticipated skate park in Cromer have received a big push forward after campaigners secured a lease for the land where it is to be built.
Enterprising students at Aylsham High School have come up with a fashion money spinner for a good cause - and are set to get expert help with their needlework in return.
The perfect afternoon tea and a marble-shooting machine with perfect aim were the unlikely twin aims of a design and technology competition that pitted teams from five high schools against each other.
The busy school dinner hall’s merry, lively atmosphere is matched by generous portions of healthy, hearty-looking food and lots of lovely choice.