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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Two Norfolk academy trusts have reassured parents and carers that their imminent merger will not disrupt school life for pupils.

"I want more and our young people deserve more."

A pair of educators have reached an important milestone after running and managing nursery schools in the Dereham area for the past three decades.

A primary school has unveiled a set of brand new classrooms for its youngest pupils.

Vulnerable children in Norfolk are set to benefit from a share of £84m of government funding for a landmark project to improve support for those at risk.

An old beach hut has been turned into a unique classroom at a north Norfolk primary.

Green-fingered pupils at a mid Norfolk school have been named winners in an annual potato growing competition.

A high school is playing its part in a scheme offering free computing training to the next generation.

Norfolk schoolgirl Nadia Sparkes made headlines around the world when she adopted the nickname Trash Girl. Reporter STUART ANDERSON spoke to her about settling into a new school, Greta Thunberg and the ongoing battle for the environment..

Parents who park where they shouldn't during the school run will face a greater chance of being fined in the future.

A pair of "tight" school trousers which saw a 14-year-old threatened with isolation have sparked fierce debate on the issue of uniform policies.

A frustrated mother has hit out at her daughter's school for "humiliating and degrading" pupils over uniform breaches.

Pupils at Norfolk high schools face isolation or detention if they turn up inappropriately dressed on the first day of the new term.

Students across mid-Norfolk have been jumping for joy as they picked up their GCSE results.

The anxious wait will finally be over today for those expecting their GCSE results in Norfolk and Waveney.

School uniform suppliers say demand for plus-size garments is continuing as childhood obesity levels rise.

The rollercoaster of emotions was in full effect as students in mid-Norfolk picked up their A-level results.

Youngsters from north Norfolk schools were sent out onto beaches to collect washed up plastics, as part of a national campaign to stop the problem.

The number of children suspended from schools in Norfolk shot up by more than 25pc last year.

Mattishall Primary School held its annual talent show with everyone from a hilarious comedian to talented musicians taking part.

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