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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Norwich

Nine out of 10 parents in Norfolk and Suffolk will be sending their child to their first-choice primary school in September.

A mid Norfolk training centre is the new sponsor of professional speedway rider Jason Doyle.

Czech Republic

Children, parents and staff members pulled together this weekend to build a new learning facility at their school that will house guinea pigs and rabbits.

Tesco

Mattishall Primary School dedicated last week to raising awareness of World Autism Awareness Week, at the request of one of their students.

Primary School

Watchdogs have welcomed ‘decisive action’ to speed up improvement at the department which looks after Norfolk’s most vulnerable children.

Norfolk County Council

More than 75pc of readers have agreed with government proposals to axe national curriculum tests taken by seven-year-olds in England.

Department for Education

He’s shared his words of wisdom with thousands of people around the world, and students at Dereham Sixth Form College were the latest to get tips on leadership and success.

Sixth Form College

The lives of children with long-term medical problems are being put at risk because schools are failing to take care of them as well as they should, claims a group of charities.

Department for Education

Young badminton players from Neatherd High School in Dereham are celebrating a silver lining to their first year of competitive play.

Young footballers from Dereham have returned home from a tour in the USA as champions.

Matt Henman

From a comedy dance routine from two boys in luminous tutus to those of competition standard there was something for everyone at Neatherd High School’s dance show.

Neatherd High School

An articulated lorry from haulage firm Jack Richards & Son helped youngsters from Toftwood learn the important message of staying safe near large vehicles.

Toftwood Infant School

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.

Sixth Form College

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:

United Kingdom

’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

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