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Sixth Form College

Students from Dereham Sixth Form College have been the first to give feedback in the latest round of consultations for the Norfolk Vanguard wind farm.

A library mentoring project teaching more than 750 Norfolk residents to read can go ahead after receiving a funding boost of almost £100,000.

Heads of hundreds of the county’s primary and secondary schools have warned of an “imminent” crisis, in hard-hitting letters sent to parents and carers. Here is the letter in full:

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’Decisions on school spending will no longer be driven by what is best for our children but rather what we can afford’.

Department for Education

Children at Mattishall Primary School will be able to cook with confidence again after they were given two new ovens for the food technology room.

Budding science boffins at a Dereham school have been participating in some unusual experiments.

Toftwood Infant School

Fifteen eager reporters from Dereham Neatherd High School’s GCSE media studies class took part in BBC School Report.

Leaders of the newly-formed Mid Norfolk Academy Trust, set up by Dereham’s Neatherd High School, have announced a bold ambition to build a new sixth form centre at its current site on Norwich Road.

Peter Devonish

Art work inspired by the French is bringing colour to Dereham Windmill.

Dereham Sixth Form College is set to welcome double amputee Duncan Slater to give a talk to students.

Sixth Form College

Dereham Sixth Form College celebrates its 40th birthday this year and a special commemoration event is planned for the end of the month.

Sixth Form College

Former Arsenal and Football Association chairman David Dein is visiting Dereham Sixth Form College to talk about leadership.

Dereham

A small village school achieved two big ambitions with the opening of a new play space and kitchen.

Thousands of teenagers have a fresh insight into the variety of jobs and training on offer in Norfolk after a major careers festival.

Norwich

An outstanding Ofsted judgement for an after-school club in Toftwood has made it triple success for the childcare provider.

Toftwood Infant School

As well as dressing up as favourite book characters for World Book Day, children at Mattishall Primary School got involved in lots of other activities to promote reading and a love of books.

Mattishall

Ooh la la! Dereham Windmill is set to Vive La France for the rest of the month as students from Northgate High School set up a French Art Exhibition.

A new multi-academy trust has been formed between six Dereham area schools to create a “unity of purpose” to help improve standards, while maintaining each school’s ethos, philosophy and community focus.

Glyn Hambling

More than 20 students from across the region were awarded £188,351 in scholarships to help them continue their studies.

University of East Anglia

A new era of education has started at Dereham’s Neatherd High School as it begins its first full week in a multi academy trust.

Northgate High School

Making fires and cooking food down in the woods may have seemed a novel approach to learning at the time.

Litcham School

The vast majority of parents in Norfolk and Suffolk have secured their children a place at their first-choice secondary school.

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A team of students from Neatherd High School in Dereham represented the east of England at the national final for FIRST Lego League in Bristol.

Neatherd High School

Traffic gridlock outside three schools in Toftwood has caused angry confrontations between motorists.

Kirsty Heath

Gangsters took centre stage when a Dereham school performed Bugsy Malone.

Northgate High School

Acclaimed authors treated school children in Norfolk this week to a display of writing and knife juggling.

Japan

Gangsters are set to take centre stage at a Dereham school this week.

Pupils from a Norfolk school have been awarded for their efforts in designing an interactive toy inspired by animals.

Reepham High School

All aboard for a journey into your imagination.

Dereham

A college principal has issued a desperate call for school leaders to tackle mental health problems - as he revealed a 156pc rise in referrals in just one year.

Theresa May

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A programme filled with fun activities will help keep you children occupied during the East half-term.

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Youngsters from four schools got a taste of what it is like to work at a district council as they took charge for the day.

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