A Beccles school has entered its next chapter with the appointment of a new headteacher.

An academy trust has set out its hopes of opening a trauma school – believed to be the first in the country – in Norwich.

Youngsters will benefit from the traffic-free areas of Holkham Estate to learn how to cycle safely.

A High Court judge has dismissed a bid for a judicial review into the merger of two Great Yarmouth high schools.

Schools and children can showcase their favourite places to read through a special Norfolk Day contest.

More than a hundred students from mid-Norfolk attended a talk from a university professor in a bid to help inspire a future generation of innovators.

A group of children will be representing Norfolk at a special concert commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Campaigners will find out today if their legal challenge over the merger of two Great Yarmouth high schools will succeed in the High Court.

A new platform has been launched to better connect churches with schools, turning them into “places of learning and discovery”.

Proud pupils showed how much they enjoyed learning about their town’s rich heritage with a special exhibition.

Illustrated dictionaries have been presented to Year 4 children at eight local primary schools by Bungay Rotary Club.

Young people interested in a career in local government can now apply for a popular apprenticeship opportunity.

One look at Saturn changed the course of Mark Thompson’s life, and now he has been made an honourary doctorate of UEA.

Pupils at a Lowestoft primary school were celebrating after their plays were selected for a special showcase.

An annual bursary supporting the future of talented young musicians has ensured students at a Gorleston school can continue to pursue their musical dreams.

The former principal of a Breckland school has joined the senior leadership team at the Eastern Multi-Academy Trust.

Sparkly dresses, smart suits, flashy cars and even a helicopter were on show as the Alderman Peel High School in Wells celebrated their year 11 prom.

Talented pupils and generous businesses have been praised after a “phenomenal” amount was raised at a school’s summer fair.

A village school is celebrating after being recognised for setting up a caring crusaders and anti-bullying ambassador scheme.

Thousands of students will celebrate the start of a new chapter this week as they graduate from university.

Youngsters from a north Norfolk primary school competed aginst hundreds of other pupils to win places and prizes in a mythology competition.

A Lowestoft school has been praised for taking effective action after being told it requires improvement by Ofsted.

The community behind a Norwich primary have come together to celebrate 10 years since the school first opened its doors.

The MP for Great Yarmouth has said he is “beyond impressed” at what is happening at a school in the town that has been in the headlines.

A few months ago, a Lowestoft high school entertained audiences with a festive spectacular.

As tens of thousands of people descend on the area for a major UK festival, pupils at one Lowestoft-area primary school have been celebrating the success of their own inaugural festival.

A Norfolk council is helping primary school pupils achieve their dreams of an environmental gold award.

An inter-school poetry slam held at Sheringham Little Theatre saw five north Norfolk primary schools perform self-penned work in front of a panel of judges.

Developers who want to build a high-rise student development on top of a Norwich city centre car park have presented their ideas to councillors.

History was brought to life as primary school pupils enjoyed a visit to a “fantastic” museum.

Primary school pupils have been making the most of the weather tending to their new fruit and vegetable garden.

Pupils at a north Norfolk primary school have enjoyed an end of year celebration.

The nation is in the grips of World Cup fever - and it seems our schools are no exception.

Pressure on funding has made small schools - often at the heart of communities with decades of history - more vulnerable than ever. As two village Norfolk schools face possible closure, Lauren Cope reports.

Norfolk County Council is consulting on closing Winterton Primary School, after the idea was put forward by the school’s interim executive board. The school has been without a permanent headteacher since the end of 2016, and has a dwindling pupil roll.

Children’s comic The Beano is being used to inspire children to keep up their reading over the summer holidays, as the popular magazine marks its 80th birthday.

Ringmasters, ribbon twirlers, strong men and tightrope walkers all helped a Norwich school’s float claim a winning prize.

Instead of being hunched over paper on desks high school students have unleashed their creativity on to big, bold canvases.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream was the theme of the night as Litcham School students celebrated their year 11 prom on Friday.

Changes to free school transport in Suffolk will go ahead from September 2019 as planned after a review panel upheld the decision.

Children’s achievements were at the heart of a graduation ceremony held near Dereham.

Some of the children who will be part of the first intake at a new primary school have paid a visit to the construction site.

An infant school has reminded parents of a horror film’s age rating after some pupils were left frightened by it.

Academics from a Norwich university will be hosting talks and workshops for young people at Latitude Festival.

Norfolk teenagers have served up a three-course meal alongside a celebrity chef in their own pop-up restaurant.

The England football squad have made an impromptu visit to a West Norfolk school - only they have shrunk in size and have slightly flatter faces.

A junior school where pupils behave excellently has been told it still deserves its good rating.

Primary school pupils expressed their inner-Einstein at a science day.

Aviation students in Norwich have taken to the skies in gliders - something that will become a regular treat thanks to a club’s donation.

A profoundly deaf boy’s family have launched a campaign to take the government to court over a “discriminatory” decision to delay the introduction of a sign language GSCE.

A Norwich university has launched a campaign to reduce barriers in education for white working class boys.

Northgate High School has celebrated the sporting achievements of its pupils at their yearly awards evening.

A number of literary experts have passed through the doors of Open Academy in Norwich this week as part of their seventh literary festival.

A village primary school is gearing up to say farewell to its popular headteacher who is heading to retirement after nearly 40 years in education.

Norwich students have penned their own script for a 15-minute play which will be performed at a local theatre.

Thirty-seven new teachers will be going into Norfolk classrooms after completing their training.

A Norwich high school with a “caring ethos” is taking steps towards improvement - but inspectors say there is more work to be done.

A West Norfolk charity that offers automotive training to young people experiencing difficulties in mainstream education is expanding its services.

A school in the centre of Norwich has been given an award praising its commitment to the environment.

A brand new batch of head pupils have been appointed at a mid-Norfolk school.

Annabelle Dickson

Lauren Cope

Education correspondent



Lauren is based in Norwich and writes about key issues affecting education in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, including decisions made at both national and local government levels.

Lauren also covers news from the hundreds of schools in our region and keeps on top of local results.

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