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Caring students at Northgate High School in Dereham are bringing some Christmas cheer to elderly residents this year and raising money for a dementia charity.

Pupils at a mid Norfolk primary school took part in a sponsored ‘aerobathon’ with a national child safety charity on Friday.

A regional heat of the UK International Kids’ Lit Quiz was held at Dereham’s Neatherd High School and saw 28 teams from 20 Norfolk schools taking part.

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Geography A-level students from Fakenham sixth form have been helping to record changes to the north Norfolk coastline.

Dereham school children had a chance to compete to be star bakers, during a visit from a top Norfolk chef.

Making pumpkin soup was all in a day’s work for a reception class at North Elmham primary school.

It is the biggest academy trust in Norfolk, having grown to 30 schools in its four years. Lauren Cope talks to the outgoing and new chief executives at the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT), as it turns a new page.

Norfolk County Council

Young and old joined together as a Dereham high school held their first Remembrance Day service in affiliation with the Royal British Legion (RBL).

Glyn Hambling

A former Norfolk schoolgirl is pursuing her dream of working with children after gaining a place at one of the world’s most prestigious nanny training colleges.

Parents of children at a Dereham junior school are furious with a bus driver who reportedly dropped their children in the middle of town and made them walk half a mile to school unaccompanied due to roadworks.

Norfolk County Council

The relocation of Fakenham College was completed today, as the refurbished sixth form was unveiled at the Fakenham Academy site.

Fakenham Academy has today opened its new sixth form centre, after a £750,000 investment in the refurbishment.

Pupils at Toftwood Infant School have enjoyed a day of activities that took them back in time.

Toftwood Infant School

Ten schools in Norfolk accounted for more than a third of all permanent exclusions made in the county last year.

Children in Toftwood have been learning all about Harvest festival and even had a special visit from a tractor.

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A new partnership with a nearby school could be the start of improvements at a junior school in mid-Norfolk.

Children and staff at Burnham Market nursery school have celebrated the opening of their new summerhouse.

Norfolk Community Foundation

Friday, October 13, proved to be a lucky day for students at Northgate High School.

Northgate High School

When a headteacher at a rural north Norfolk school took the brave decision to ban mobile phones in the classroom he never expected a French TV crew to be interviewing pupils soon afterwards.

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Science lessons at Toftwood Infant School came alive thanks to a visit by mobile petting zoo Zoo-tastic

Toftwood Infant School

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

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