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X Factor finalists Brick City visit Ormiston Denes Academy, Lowestoft.

Video: X Factor band Brick City wow students from Ormiston Denes Academy and East Point Academy in Lowestoft

A band that appeared on ITV1’s the X Factor have showcased their talents during a visit to two academies in Lowestoft.

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Picture: James Bass.

£8m buildings at Ormiston Venture Academy declared open

Students at Ormiston Venture Academy in east Norfolk have marked the official opening of their new £8m facilities with rousing speeches and tours of the brand new school buildings.

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The new Sir Isaac Newton sixth form in the old fire station in Norwich city centre. Photo: Bill Smith

Photo gallery: A schoolboy’s dream come true? Historic Norwich fire station becomes the Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form

School children may dream of becoming firemen, but few get to study in an actual fire station.

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Mick Castle. Picture: James Bass

Good news as pupils go back to school: spring term saw big rise in “good” Ofsted grades

Ofsted grades received by Norfolk schools showed a significant improvement during the last school term, an analysis carried out by the EDP has found.

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Parents Mark Sayer, and Rachel Ward, with the petition parents have signed against the plans to turn Cavell Primary School into an academy. Picture: Denise Bradley

Public meeting called to discuss controversial plans to turn Cavell Primary into an academy

Campaigners fighting moves to turn a primary school into an academy will hold a public meeting to update parents on a legal challenge to the process.

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Head teacher Karin Heap with some of the children at Chapel Road school in Attleborough.; Photo: Bill Smith

Thousands of families to be affected by landmark changes to special educational needs and disabilities system

It has been described as the biggest change in special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) for generations, and will affect thousands of families across our region.

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