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A “bubble” of 40 children are isolating at home until mid-October after a fellow pupil tested positive for coronavirus.

Two students at the University of East Anglia have tested positive for coronavirus.

A school that closed down last year after a series of damning Ofsted reports has been ordered to pay two former employees more than £6,000.

Face masks in lectures, limited socialising and having to turn tiny living rooms into art studios, Norfolk students have revealed what life is like as universities implement strict coronavirus restrictions.

A village school has been forced to turn away pupils after torrential rain and high winds caused damage to classrooms.

A coastal college has received a special award in recognition of its support for young carers.

A number of Norfolk schools have been forced to close after high winds and rain have caused power outages and flooding.

A Norfolk high school has sent home scores of pupils and three members of staff following a confirmed case of coronavirus.

A Great Yarmouth primary school is one of eight in the country to be given “Champion Heritage School” status for its commitment to teaching pupils about “what makes where they live so special”.

A Great Yarmouth primary school is one of eight in the country to be given “Champion Heritage School” status for its commitment to teaching pupils about “what makes where they live so special”.

Positive coronavirus cases have been confirmed in eight Norfolk schools, council bosses have said, but none of them are classed as outbreaks.

A Norwich school has asked a “sub-set” of its oldest pupils to self-isolate at home after a teenager tested positive for coronavirus.

A school has asked the parents of its year one “bubble” to keep their children at home after a fellow pupil tested positive for coronavirus.

Are you currently aged 15 to 17? Unsure about which option is right for you next year? Perhaps you already know what career you’d like and need qualifications to get there? Virtual open days from the College of West Anglia are designed to help you choose which path to take.

A Norfolk village is celebrating its biggest revolution in education since schooling was made compulsory in 1880.

A coastal academy has confirmed that a member of the “school community” has tested positive for Covid-19.

A classroom at a primary school has been closed for a deep clean after a pupil tested positive for coronavirus.

A town’s top performing sixth form college has launched its first scholarship scheme, to help bright students achieve their “greatest academic and personal ambitions”.

A Norfolk school has confirmed someone within the “setting” has tested positive for coronavirus.

Almost 200 pupils and five members of staff are isolating from a school which yesterday confirmed its first positive case of coronavirus since returning.

A Norfolk high school has confirmed one of its pupils has tested positive for coronavirus - less than a month into the new school year.

A student exchange programme with Germany thought to be the oldest still in operation in the UK will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Friday.

A Norfolk school has praised its young pupils for being positive despite the challenges posed by the need to take safety precautions in the classroom.

The new head of SET Beccles School has hailed the start of the new term and school year.

Headteachers have said high numbers of children returning to classrooms across the county this week was a vote of confidence in the work done to make schools safe.

A new sixth form block at a city school has been given the green light, after previous plans were withdrawn due to complaints from people living nearby.

Plans to revamp Suffolk’s children’s centre provision will go ahead, after a challenge by opposition parties was dismissed.

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has been accused of “palming off the cost of coronavirus on students”, who are having to pay double the expected price of rooms.

Council leaders have insisted that no decision has been taken to permanently close Holt Hall and Whitlingham Adventure, with a review into their futures continuing.

A pair of headteachers are starting a new school term after being appointed virtually during coronavirus lockdown.

A mother-of-two endured a “stressful” morning watching bus after bus drive past before having to walk her six-year-old son 45 minutes to school.

A pupil or staff member at a Norfolk school is currently in isolation after having been tested for coronavirus, it has emerged.

The prime minister’s brother has landed a new job at a creative college.

A headteacher has said he is “genuinely excited” about pupils returning to school.

As students returned to schools across the county, one town’s pupils were clearly glad to be back, with 99% in attendance.

Excited children were given an extra special treat as they returned to nursery school.

The headteacher of a Norfolk school forced to close after a staff member tested positive for coronavirus is self-isolating as it prepares to reopen.

Headteacher at City Academy Norwich, Paul Collin, explains what to look for when considering a secondary school and why attending ‘as many open days as possible’ is a must.

It’s not quite school as they know it but thousands of children have returned to the classroom for the start of the school year.

A school in Norfolk has announced it will not be open today, September 7, due to a staff member contracting coronavirus.

Thousands of children across Norfolk and Waveney return to school on Monday. For the majority, it will be the first time they have been in class for six months. SIMON PARKIN reports on what schools are doing to help get pupils’ education back on track...

First Bus has promised to discuss a parent’s petition asking for a bus link between a Norfolk village and a high school - with children facing an hour’s walk home.

School children across Norfolk are returning to classrooms next week after a six-month hiatus as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

A Norfolk head teacher has said while she is ready for the return of all 270 pupils next week, she knows coronavirus has a habit of “spreading its tentacles”.

A new state primary boarding school in Norfolk - set to be the first of its kind - is set to welcome its first pupils with the start of the new term.

A Norfolk headteacher has revealed the plans in place for the “unusual return” of pupils and staff – including school dinner service that will take three-and-a-half hours.

A special educational needs school is close to finishing its brand new therapy centre, on budget and despite the challenges posed by lockdown.

Families are facing back to school uncertainty after being warned they may miss out on places on a school bus scheme.

Extra ‘child only’ bus services are set to be introduced and commuters urged to avoid school rush-hour in order to give priority to pupils when Norfolk schools reopen next week.

As schools across Norfolk prepare to reopen parents have been queueing for hours for last-minute pieces of school uniform.

Great Yarmouth’s head teachers feel “ready and confident” to welcome back entire classrooms of students for the first time since March - despite fears raised by nervous parents.

Pupils across west Norfolk played, sang and danced their way into a lockdown online talent show which was judged by EastEnders actress Gillian Taylforth.

Some of the very youngest residents of a growing village can benefit from a new relocation and partnership move between a school and a nursery.

First-day of the new school term is likely to be like no other this year, with nerves for both parents and children.

Almost half of parents remained concerned about sending children back to school for the start of the new term, an EDP survey has found.

School pupils could sit GCSE and A-level exams later next year to give them more time to study, the education secretary has said.

The majority of pupils will be three months behind in their studies when they return to classrooms in England, according to a survey.

A coastal college has been selected to deliver new scholarships to help the engineering construction industry recover from the Coronavirus crisis.

School fields are being turned into thriving allotments to be tended by pupils, with produce used in lessons and handed out in the local community.

Some 114 years of history in Great Yarmouth have been vanishing as an old school faces demolition - prompting former pupils to share their memories.

A man who struggled at school due to undiagnosed dyslexia is about to launch a new education and training centre in Great Yarmouth.

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Simon Parkin

Education correspondent

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Simon 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.

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

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GCSE 2019 results map

Percentage of students achieving a grade four or above in English and maths - Green pin = Up on last year; Yellow pin = Same as last year; Red pin = Down on last year; Grey pin = Awaiting results

A-Levels 2019 results map

Percentage of A-Levels graded A*-C - Green pin = Up on last year; Yellow pin = Same as last year; Red pin = Down on last year; Grey pin = Awaiting results

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