More than 450 students from across Suffolk and Norfolk will converge on a state-of-the-art energy skills centre for a special event.

A school is going green as it bids to build an energy efficient dining hall to replace its current "poor quality" one.

A decade ago Norfolk was at the heart of a global scientific scandal which could have had serious implications in the fight against climate change. But those at its heart believe it was a blessing in disguise. Bethany Whymark reports.

Fakenham junior school spend friday raising money for Children in Need

Teachers were sponged and soaked with buckets of water as a school raised almost £1,000 for BBC Children in Need.

A plan to secure the future of Norfolk's smallest schools has been revealed.

Four Norfolk independent schools have been ranked among the best in the country by the Times Education Supplement (TES).

A Norfolk high school is asking for people to share their memories as it nears its 60th anniversary.

A special student will be awarded for making a difference to their community.

The joys of nature feature in a one-minute video showing a wildlife meadow at a north Norfolk school.

The problem of unruly schoolchildren "running riot" on public buses as they make their way home has prompted calls for action.

More than 100 children in Norfolk are being taught in unlawfully large classes, figures have revealed.

With this year's General Election taking place in December for the first time in decades and Brexit being the big issue for this year's polls, the 2019 vote is shaping up to be different to most.

Dreams have become reality with the opening of a world-class facility.

Farmers have branded the decision to ban beef on the University of East Anglia campus as "illogical" and urged them to reconsider.

A new £2m community hub, including a nursery, cafe and soft play area, has been given the go-ahead.

Ofsted has raised concerns about potential "off-rolling" of students at a Suffolk school.

The academy trust which will run a new special educational needs school in Norfolk has been revealed.

From a rocket themed science workshop to explosions of bright colours as children celebrated Bonfire Night - we've been sent lots of great photos for School Report.

The University of East Anglia's student-elected Union Council has passed a motion to ban the sale of beef on campus for climate change reasons.

Ofsted has raised concerns that standards are slipping at a Norfolk high school.

A pre-school in desperate need of expansion is worried a covenant on council land could stand in the way of its plans.

Budding young musicians and actors in Norfolk are preparing for the performance of their lives at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

An academy trust where a £1.2m black hole was revealed has been taken out of financial special measures.

Data shows that fewer than half of young people from Norfolk and Suffolk are going on to higher education study, for example university degrees.

The new boss of a Norfolk academy trust has pledged to continue the improvement journey for its academies started by his predecessors.

Children with mental health problems are being treated "disgracefully" by health services, Norman Lamb has claimed.

Plans to nearly double the size of a unit for children with special educational needs at a city infant school have been revealed.

A new football ground with a capacity of 800 could be built despite concerns from neighbours over noise and pressure on local roads.

His musical covers could include School's Out, I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing and I Don't Like Mondays.

From learning about construction site safety to learning poems off by heart, we've received some great photos from schools around the county for our School Report.

Five years ago a Lowestoft primary school rebranded its sports department in an effort to boost attainment and make the children aspire to be fit and healthy.

A Norfolk college boss has spoken out after investigators slammed a scheme which saw it and 57 other schools set up.

Staff at a Norfolk university are set to strike this month in a dispute over pensions.

A council which failed to issue an education plan for an autistic boy and did not inform his mother has been criticised by watchdogs.

A school has been told it still needs improvement across the board by Ofsted.

Suffolk's MPs have united in calling for changes to government guidance on school transport, which have led to problems in the county.

Fewer than half of 18-year-olds in East Anglia are choosing to study at university, figures have revealed.

Schools have to keep up with changes in food and diet trends to bring more students into their canteens, according to a Norfolk school dinners specialist.

A high school has been told it "requires improvement" in a newly-published Ofsted report.

Changes to a controversial school transport policy in Suffolk have not been ruled out in 2020, as a 'lessons learnt' study is due to be published in the New Year.

A green-fingered student at Sheringham High School has bagged a top award for his growing skills, in in a competition hosted by one of the UK's leading seed and agri-research companies.

Investigations are under way at a high school after a teacher allegedly made changes to students' exam papers.

CCTV cameras have been installed in boys and girls toilets at a Norfolk high school.

Parents concerned about the proposed closure of their village primary school say it "should be given a chance".

A teacher who was banned for life for her treatment of special needs pupils was exposed thanks to a whistleblower. But that staff member has now lost her job too. Today she speaks out for the first time.

Schoolchildren in Norfolk face disruption to their end-of-term celebrations due to imminent general election.

Labour MP Clive Lewis has defended his party's policy to abolish private education in England during a television appearance.

A watchdog has praised a "transformation" in front-line services for vulnerable children - but said "significant shortfalls" remain in other areas of practice.

A Suffolk college hopes its 
new specialised training centre will help cement the region's place on the global energy sector map.

An East Anglian builder will be helping the next generation of businesspeople in the region after bequeathing almost £1m to a Dragon's Den-style student enterprise scheme.

A "farming champion" for land-based learning and a smooth transition for students are among top priorities for stakeholders in the imminent merger of two Norfolk colleges.

Technical schools which have absorbed hundreds of millions of pounds of public money are often half full and scoring lower exam results than other secondaries, a government investigation has found.

A new £11.7m energy skills centre is set to be unveiled in Lowestoft next month.

A teacher has been banned from the classroom after standing on a pupil's foot and screaming in front of special needs children.

Almost 70 Norfolk schools handed multiple suspensions to more than 10 pupils in the last school year, figures have revealed.

Do you know what size your child's school shoes are - and do you know if that is the right size? If not, you are not alone, according to research by a Norwich shoe retailer.

Plans revealed for £65m new university building which sparked parking worries

Children's safety could be at risk, union bosses have warned as a school trust announces plans to cut over 130 jobs in ICT, caretaking and maintenance.

More than 100 Girl Guides from across the region tested their skills in robotics, virtual reality as well as 3D printing at Aviva.

A former student of a coastal college has encouraged young women to disregard stereotypes and study maths and science subjects.

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Bethany Whymark

Education correspondent



Bethany 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.

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

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