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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Wages for top managers at academy chains have soared by a quarter, despite a funding crisis gripping the region's schools.

Collect coupons to win a share of £10,000 worth of gardening goodies for your local primary school with the Plant to Plate scheme.

Fears pre-school education in Norfolk is facing a "dangerous" funding gap have been raised after £2.5m of early years money was set aside for other education priorities.

Areas of "rural deprivation" are affecting Norfolk's children's struggle to achieve basic skills, a councillor has warned.

A pair of talented footballers have made their England debut after battling off fierce competition to be selected for the under 18s schoolboys' team.

Parents in Norfolk can collect coupons to help schools win gardening equipment to promote healthy learning with our new Plant to Plate scheme.

An annual 35-year-old sporting event welcomed 150 pupils from across mid Norfolk to Dereham.

A Norfolk school is closed today (Wednesday, January 8) because it has no heating.

Swanton Morley

Almost three quarters of the millennial workforce in the East of England seek major career changes as they hit their 'quarter life crises', new research reveals.

New school places will still be provided in growing areas, a council has insisted, despite data forecasting an education funding shortfall of almost £74m.

Norfolk

Rising numbers of families are seeking help for children with special needs, but thousands are being denied assistance, a national investigation has found.

Norfolk

A Swaffham group got into the Christmas mood when they were serenaded with a selection of festive music by schoolchildren.

Plans for a new specialist school in Norfolk have moved forward

A warning has been issued to the parents of schoolchildren in Norfolk that there has been an increase in Norovirus cases.

For many parents, broaching the subject of sex with their children can be difficult.

Norfolk's primary schools continue to lag behind the rest of the country, according to government figures published today, but are slowly improving.

A mid Norfolk high school has continued its ban on Christmas Jumper Day due to financial pressures and environmental concerns.

Safety checks are needed on the roofs of almost 60 schools across Norfolk - to establish whether they could be at risk of collapse.

Norfolk schools are facing a £29m funding shortfall next year compared to 2015, despite political parties promising billions of pounds of more money, a union has claimed.

Think you know your Harry Potter from your Horrid Henry? Or your Gryffindor from your Gross Class Zero?

Options are being explored for the future of a children's centre closed as part of sweeping changes to services in Norfolk.

A pre-school in desperate need of expansion is worried a covenant on council land could stand in the way of its plans.

Schools have to keep up with changes in food and diet trends to bring more students into their canteens, according to a Norfolk school dinners specialist.

A watchdog has praised a "transformation" in front-line services for vulnerable children - but said "significant shortfalls" remain in other areas of practice.

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