Lauren Cope Education correspondent firstname.lastname@example.org @EDPLauren Outdoor nursery in north Norfolk crowned best in the country 15:38 Lauren Cope An outdoor nursery in north Norfolk - one of the first in Britain - has been crowned the best in the country at an awards ceremony. Opponents of Great Yarmouth schools merger to march through town in protest 13:39 Lauren Cope Parents, teachers and the head of a Great Yarmouth school which could be merged with another will take to the streets this weekend in protest. Former regional schools commissioner now chair of governors at Great Yarmouth school 13:08 Lauren Cope The man who previously oversaw academies and schools in the east of England has become chair of governors at a Great Yarmouth school. Norfolk academy trust’s plans to bid for government cash for mental health support 08:36 Lauren Cope A trust behind schools in Norfolk has revealed plans to lodge a bid for funding for a scheme which would develop mental health support in the classroom. Norfolk academy trust seeks executive principal to oversee five schools Friday, September 22, 2017 Lauren Cope An academy trust in Norfolk is on the hunt for an executive principal to lead five schools. Have you lost a ‘sizeable sum of money’ in Norfolk? Friday, September 22, 2017 Lauren Cope A Norfolk hospital has put out an appeal to reunite a “sizeable sum of money” with its rightful owner. Norwich university and students’ union promote zero tolerance campaign towards harassment and hate crimes Friday, September 22, 2017 Lauren Cope A Norwich university and its students’ union have joined forces to promote a zero tolerance attitude towards sexual violence, harassment and hate crimes. Merger of Norfolk colleges could go ahead by Christmas, despite mixed consultation response Friday, September 22, 2017 Lauren Cope Two Norfolk colleges could be merged by Christmas, despite a consultation into the move showing mixed reaction. ‘Our aspirations are so high’ - principal of Norwich’s newest free school reflects on first term Friday, September 22, 2017 Lauren Cope With two weeks now out of the way at The Wherry School, a new free school in Norwich for children with autism, principal Rachel Quick reflects on the start of its first term. Celebration for Norwich universities after league table results - including a jump of 28 places Friday, September 22, 2017 Lauren Cope A Norwich university is celebrating after jumping 28 places up a national league table in just one year. Video: Thirteen parents apply to move children out of Great Yarmouth Charter Academy amid controversy over strict rules Friday, September 22, 2017 Lauren Cope An academy in Great Yarmouth which introduced strict rules in a bid to transform its fortunes has seen 13 parents apply to remove their children from the school. Student hockey players from Norfolk and Suffolk schools get the tick to become young sport leaders Thursday, September 21, 2017 Lauren Cope Dozens of student hockey players from Norfolk and Suffolk have been accredited as young leaders in the sport. Norwich sixth formers over the moon after winning schools space race contest Thursday, September 21, 2017 Lauren Cope Sixth formers in Norwich have scooped the top prize in a space race after the craft they designed reached a staggering 33,000 metres. North Walsham students celebrate end of an era with sixth form college graduation Thursday, September 21, 2017 Lauren Cope A bright bunch of North Walsham students have celebrated their time at a historic Norfolk college with a special graduation. Mum of boy with autism pleads with Norfolk school to be flexible on strict behaviour rules Thursday, September 21, 2017 Lauren Cope The mum of a 12-year-old boy with autism has pleaded with his school to be flexible on its strict new behaviour rules after he was excluded. Anger at proposed merger of Great Yarmouth high schools - and what you need to know Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Lauren Cope Parents say they hope to halt a proposed merger between two high schools in Great Yarmouth. Almost 40 new teachers in the region after Norwich training centre graduation Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Lauren Cope A teacher training centre has celebrated bringing almost 40 new recruits into the field. Free school in Norwich for children with autism marks its first week open Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Lauren Cope A new free school in Norwich which offers much-needed places for children with autism has welcomed its first pupils. Inspiration Trust proposes merging two Norfolk schools Monday, September 18, 2017 Lauren Cope A trust which runs two high schools in Great Yarmouth has launched a public consultation on a merger. Norfolk students grill politicians on Brexit, the youth vote and public sector pay cap at panel debate Monday, September 18, 2017 Lauren Cope Politically-minded students in Norfolk gathered to grill politicians at a panel debate in Norwich. Tech-minded students in King’s Lynn celebrate new school year with iPad graduation Monday, September 18, 2017 Lauren Cope A junior school in west Norfolk has celebrated its focus on technology with a special graduation.