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Sunday, December 9, 2018

Architects and inventors of the future are benefitting from creative projects focussed on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

A team of literary whizzes from Norfolk headed to London to battle it out in the finals of the national Kids’ Lit Quiz competition.

Litcham School

A Dereham high school is doing its bit for the environment by signing up to a new recycling scheme.

At this time of year many gardeners are shelving their tools for the colder months.

Dereham Neatherd High School

Members of the local Dereham community both young and old got together to tuck into a roast at Neatherd High School on Wednesday November 14 to celebrate National Roast Dinner Day.

Toftwood Infant School

Scary, decorated, imaginative and simply gruesome were some of the offerings at a mid-Norfolk school’s petrifying pumpkin carving competition.

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North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb has marked a pre-school’s 10th anniversary with a spot of yoga.

Norman Lamb

Dereham Neatherd High School is hosting a fish and chip night in November.

Neatherd High School

Students at Fakenham Sixth Form welcomed the BBC’s director of news and current affairs earlier this month, who spoke to a group of students about topics.

BBC

As part of our Books for Schools campaign we are on a mission to crown Norfolk’s favourite children’s book.

United Kingdom

A “big decision” has been made for Norfolk County Council to borrow £120m to build up to four new schools for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Steve Morphew

Jeremy Corbyn will join the fight to protect Norfolk’s children’s centres during a visit to the county this weekend.

Jeremy Corbyn

A new reading garden has been built at a Swaffham school in an effort to boost literacy levels in the children who go there.

Dan Bennett

The organisation behind a children’s ‘goblin’ racing event in Norfolk will be sharing a special opportunity for schools at Norwich Science Festival.

One in three Norfolk children are finishing primary school obese or overweight, new figures reveal.

NHS

Northgate High School and Dereham Sixth Form College have successfully secured funding for a number of partnerships with schools across Europe.

European Union

Plans have been revealed which would see two of Norfolk’s Academy Trusts join forces ahead of a merger.

Peter Devonish

Cuts to Norfolk’s mobile libraries have been agreed, which will see two fewer vehicles and some stops no longer called at.

Liberal Democrats

An event which is simply scrumptious has been organised in mid-Norfolk to celebrate all that is crunchtastic about the humble apple.

Teams of amazing mathematicians took number-crunching to the extreme to be named this year’s challenge champs.

Northgate High School

A special exhibition of artwork inspired by beer and brewing is now on show at a mid-Norfolk museum.

A special rewards assembly has been held for a number of pupils at a Dereham high school following a successful work experience week.

Surrey

A couple of tyres salvaged from the side of north Norfolk’s country roads greet you as you make your way into the fruit and vegetable allotment at Reepham High School.

It’s time to start collecting - our Books for Schools campaign begins today.

David Powles

With just two days to go until the official launch of our Books for Schools campaign, a children’s author has spoken about the positive ways books have shaped his life.

Great Dunham Primary School has been awarded £27,700 by the Heritage Lottery Fund for a project which will research and inform communities about the men from Great Dunham and Little Dunham who died in the First World War.

Reepham College has started the academic year by welcoming back a former teacher in a new role as college director.

Forty-six of Norfolk’s 53 children’s centres could be closed after council bosses finally revealed proposals for a review of the service.

Norfolk County Council

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