The leader of Norfolk County Council has reiterated he believes the public has a “right to know” how the authority rates the county’s schools - even though his own council is trying to overturn a decision ruling the information should be released.
As students across the UK finish exams and unite one last time as the class of 2016 at their glamorous proms, we see the thoughts of grades simmer to the back of their minds. But what do schools really care about? Their students or just their grades?
When a teenage girl hits puberty, it’s like waving goodbye as she floats away into the deepening, darkening depths of losing herself and meeting the generic, ‘copy and paste’ version, of who society tells her to be.
Managers of a struggling free school for challenging pupils have been told by inspectors it is unlikely to be lifted out of special measures by next year without “further prompt action to secure better behaviour”.
The University of East Anglia has launched a social media campaign to show support for people from around the world who come to it, following the referendum vote for the UK to leave the European Union.
The government has denied it unfairly prioritised its favourite type of school when approving applications to its flagship school re-building programme, after an EDP analysis found academies were far more successful than non-academies.
An impassioned plea from a Norfolk headteacher, who said her Victorian school was not big enough to fit this September’s intake of pupils, helped councillors decide a new 630-pupil primary school should be built.
A vintage Aston Martin, tractors, Routemaster double-decker bus, easy-rider style trike, stretch limo and a Bentley were among the ways that North Walsham High School leavers arrived at Northrepps Cottage Country Hotel for their prom.
GCSE Results map
Percentage of students achieving five A*-C grades (including English and Maths) - Green pin = Up on last year; Yellow pin = Same as last year; Red pin = Down on last year; White pin = Awaiting results