Lauren Cope Education correspondent firstname.lastname@example.org @EDPLauren Dozens of Norwich youngsters make a splash about water safety 10:36 Lauren Cope Youngsters made a splash about water safety at an annual swimming event in Norwich. Emergency services called after three-vehicle crash outside Hethel Engineering Centre 08:47 Lauren Cope Emergency services were called to a three-vehicle crash near the Hethel Engineering Centre on Thursday morning. Acle school tells parents it is on ‘road to recovery’ after positive Ofsted check 06:31 Lauren Cope A high school has told parents it is “firmly on the road to recovery” after watchdog inspectors said it was taking steps out of special measures. Great turnout for EDP Bride: The Wedding Show Yesterday, 09:05 Lauren Cope Happy couples ready to tie the knot were treated to an array of wedding finery just outside Norwich. Mixed results for Norwich universities in new league tables Yesterday, 08:22 Lauren Cope The University of East Anglia (UEA) has jumped two places in a national league table to secure its highest ranking to date. North Walsham school starts term with 12 new employees and communications policy after criticism Tue, 14:42 Lauren Cope A north Norfolk high school has started the summer term with 12 new employees and a new communications policy after a staff shortage led to criticism. Norwich City chairman Ed Balls to be keynote speaker at education conference in Sprowston Tue, 11:54 Lauren Cope Norwich City chairman Ed Balls will be the keynote speaker at a conference for school business leaders. Cost of education for parents revealed in survey Tue, 08:23 Lauren Cope The price tag of school uniforms, lunches, kit and trips is setting the average parent in the region back up to £720 per child every school year. Arson attack at Catton Grove Primary School causes thousands of pounds worth of damage Mon, 12:13 Lauren Cope An arson attack at a primary school to the north of Norwich has caused thousands of pounds in damage. Chedgrave pub owner praises emergency services after woman suffers head injury in fall Mon, 08:30 Lauren Cope A pub owner in Chedgrave has praised the emergency services for their quick response after an elderly woman suffered a serious head injury after a fall. ‘Swimming is the most important thing you learn at school’ - Fight to keep swimming a priority for schools Mon, 08:00 Lauren Cope A fight is underway to make sure swimming remains a priority in education, as pool upkeep and transport costs stretch schools’ already squeezed budgets. ‘It was brilliant’ - Region’s runners cross the London marathon finish line Sunday, April 23, 2017 Lauren Cope Runners from across our region will be spending a few days taking it easy after crossing the finishing line of the gruelling London Marathon. Spate of fires give emergency services a busy weekend Sunday, April 23, 2017 Lauren Cope Emergency services were kept busy over the weekend with a spate of fires across the region. Skiers gather in Trowse for Special Olympics Norfolk competition Sunday, April 23, 2017 Lauren Cope Skiers from around the country met on the edge of Norwich for a ski competition for athletes with learning difficulties. Sculptor Sir Antony Gormley defends controversial roofstop statues at university launch Saturday, April 22, 2017 Lauren Cope The artist behind three controversial sculptures at the University of East Anglia (UEA) has defended the pieces and said they may open up debate on the pressures facing students. ‘Art is devalued in schools’ - mother sets up fine art school just outside Norwich Saturday, April 22, 2017 Lauren Cope A fine art school for children has been set up outside Norwich by a mother fearful the subject is becoming “devalued” in schools. Transport companies - we need your help with our Summer of Swimming campaign Friday, April 21, 2017 Lauren Cope Transport companies - we need your help. Summer of Swimming: Instructors and clubs donate free lessons for Norfolk families Friday, April 21, 2017 Lauren Cope Instructors and clubs have pledged hours of their time to offer Norfolk families free swimming lessons this summer. Norwich sustainable living scheme and South Walsham school benefit from firm’s cash giveaway Friday, April 21, 2017 Lauren Cope A sustainable living scheme in Norwich and a village primary school have welcomed a cash boost. Students’ Lord of the Rings helmet and scaled down West End model on display at Norwich expo Friday, April 21, 2017 Lauren Cope Creative Norwich students offered a taste of life behind the theatre curtain at an arts expo. Treat for Taverham schoolchildren as new garden unveiled Friday, April 21, 2017 Lauren Cope Children in Taverham were welcomed back to school with a revived garden and play area.