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One of the earliest pictures in the Flegg archive shows youngsters in the art room engaged in their task the girls apparently not wearing ties.

50 years of feeding minds - east Norfolk school celebrates half a century

A rural Norfolk high school founded 50 years ago is marking its golden milestone with a celebration open day today, Saturday.

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Wensum Junior School.

Turmoil at the top hampers Wensum Junior School’s efforts to escape special measures

A primary school which suffered leadership turbulence since it was judged “inadequate” in April is not making enough progress towards removing special measures, Ofsted said.

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Lord Baker meets students during his visit to University Technical College Norfolk.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Former education secretary Kenneth Baker praises University Technical College Norfolk

A former education minister under Margaret Thatcher has praised Norfolk’s first university technical college after meeting students who commute for up to two hours to attend it.

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Annie Baldwin, member of the youth parliament for Broadland.

Youth MPs raise work experience and GCSE resit concerns with councillors

Two Norfolk members of the youth parliament have told councillors about the top five priorities identified by young people in the county.

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County Hall. Photo: Bill Smith

Hub for protecting vulnerable children “operating at a sub-optimal level”

A critical part of Norfolk’s approach to protecting vulnerable children has been “operating at a sub-optimal level”, councillors have heard.

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John Catton, left, chairman of the interim executive board at Sewell Park College, with Jeremy Rowe, who has been seconded from Sir John Leman High in Beccles to lead the college during autum term, 2014.

Sewell Park College to “pause” entry to its sixth form in 2015

A Norwich high school will ‘pause’ recruitment to its sixth form because it believes standards are not high enough.

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