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Norfolk residents are being given the chance to take part in two unique history courses this autumn thanks to the Workers’ Educational Association.

Over 70 students in Year 11 Dereham’s Neatherd High School were rewarded for excellent reports they received for the work experience they completed with a variety of employers.

Neatherd High School

An outstanding childcare provider has opened a new nursery near Dereham to help meet increased demand from parents.

Scarning pre-school has reopened to the public, with a get-together afternoon.

A new website ranking schools on working conditions for their employees has been set up in a bid to better inform teachers.

A performing arts teacher from Wells is adapting a beloved children’s book set in North Norfolk into a musical to be performed by local school kids.

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Year Seven pupils at Neatherd High School in Dereham have had a head start on the new school year, with a carnival themed summer school.

Neatherd High School

Heads of schools across mid and north Norfolk have been reacting to their students’ GCSE results.

Peter Devonish

Thousands of students in Norfolk and Waveney will today know more about their next steps as they receive their GCSE results.

Tomorrow, thousands of teenagers will open their GCSE results after months of revision. Lauren Cope looks at what we should be watching out for as results come in.

A Dereham mum has spoken of her pride, after her severely dyslexic son achieved 4 A*s and a place at Cambridge.

Cambridge

A student from Dereham Sixth Form College will take up a place to study medicine at the University of East Anglia (UEA).

University of East Anglia

Hundreds of students in Norfolk and Waveney nervously awaiting results will today discover how they fared in their A-levels.

The nervous wait was over as students in Dereham, Fakenham and Reepham opened their A-level results and started to prepare for the next stages of their lives.

Glyn Hambling

An airsoft centre in West Raynham has become the first location in the UK to host Duke of Edinburgh award residentials.

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Hundreds of students across Norfolk and Suffolk nervously awaiting results will soon discover how they fared in their A-levels.

Tributes have been paid to a retired Drayton headteacher who shaped the community and thousands of pupils’ lives.

This summer will see the first cohort of GCSE students decipher a mix of letters and numbers in their results. Education correspondent Lauren Cope looks at the move to numerical grading and what it means for pupils.

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A teenager is celebrating after being awarded a highly sought-after engineering scholarship from the Arkwright Scholarships Trust.

Nine children from Toftwood Infant School took their first steps to becoming the next Andy Murray or Johanna Konta when they took part in a tennis festival organised by the West Norwich & Dereham School Sport Partnership.

Toftwood Infant School

What involves an Eiffel Tower made of spaghetti, racing Maltesers, dancing competitions and charades?

It was a school sports day with a difference at Dereham Neatherd High School.

Forty youngsters took part in Mattishall Primary School’s annual talent show from singers to dancers, magicians, gymnasts, musicians, comedians and a baton twirler.

Mattishall

Levitating paperclips and orbiting pennies were among the challenges faced by students at a physics competition which saw four pupils from Reepham High School emerge as winners.

Reepham High School

Fakenham Academy students pulled out all of the stops to arrive at the Year 11 prom in fine style.

Reepham High School evolved into Rydell High for two nights with a high energy, swift paced production of Grease.

Reepham High School

An emotive portrait of a man’s face has won a Norfolk six-former top place in a new art competition.

Norwich University

Children at Toftwood Infant school explored their topic of habitats and environments with a visit by Lindsey and Steve from Butterflies of Britain and a group of Painted Lady butterflies.

Toftwood Infant School

The trophy cabinet at Neatherd High School in Dereham has a new addition after a group of dancers won a prestigious national competition.

Neatherd High School

Tickets please! Pupils at one Dereham school will now be queuing up to get on a bus for a journey into the world of books and reading.

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