Wednesday, December 5, 2018
United Kingdom

A team of literary whizzes from Norfolk headed to London to battle it out in the finals of the national Kids’ Lit Quiz competition.

The head of an academy trust has announced his departure at the end of his first term in the job.

Great Yarmouth

A council said today it had received no complaints about a video of a drag queen headteacher.

Norfolk County Council

A drag queen headteacher who sang a sexually explicit song and exposed his crotch in a YouTube video has been defended by his school.

Norfolk County Council

A group of pupils put the fruit smoothies they had created before a panel of judges in an Apprentice-style event to test their business skills and healthy food-making talents.

Talented youngsters from three schools in Waveney are celebrating after impressing at national contests.


They are renowned for their involvement with hit films, classic television shows and inspirational work with the Comic Relief charity.

United Kingdom

Thousands of pupils across the country attended school in non-uniform to raise money for Children in Need on Friday.

Ormiston Denes Academy

A programme to turn around Suffolk’s special education needs (SEN) provision has been outlined – with an “innovative” pilot set to spearhead the measures.

Suffolk County Council

It is a popular annual event that helps children to stay safe at home, in the community and online.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service

Students were given a “great insight” into what it takes to get into a top university during a recent fact finding trip.


A whole school united once more as children learnt about a single faith at a special event.

PTE David Parr was only 19 when he was killed during the final push to reclaim Port Stanley from Argentine invaders on June 14, 1982.

Academy leaders have come under fire as new figures reveal seven trusts with schools in Suffolk pay salaries in excess of £150,000.

East Point Academy

Interactive workshops have helped to inspire the “next generation of engineers and scientists.”

Ormiston Denes Academy

Suffolk’s special needs provision is reportedly in “crisis” as new data reveals one third of children could not get placements within their own county.

Gordon Jones

Robert Nessbit, 23, from Lowestoft was told he would never be able to sit his GCSEs.

Suffolk’s Conservative MPs have held a meeting with Education Secretary Damian Hinds in a bid to get more support to deal with the county’s crisis in special needs education.

Therese Coffey

As part of our Books for Schools campaign we are on a mission to crown Norfolk’s favourite children’s book.

United Kingdom

A Lowestoft primary school is celebrating after winning a prestigious sports award.

It is a striking piece of artwork which has been created by young learners at one Lowestoft-area school to mark a special centenary.

An “exciting new road safety initiative” will be unveiled at a Lowestoft-area primary school this week.

Suffolk has risen 40 places in national league tables for students in the county achieving the standard GCSE pass in English and maths, provisional figures have revealed.

Suffolk County Council

Almost one in three Suffolk children are finishing primary school obese or overweight, we can reveal.

Suffolk County Council

A Norfolk-based academy trust is on the hunt for an executive headteacher to lead two of its coastal schools.


A pre school rated ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted is keen to attract new children to a popular setting.

Students in the class of 2018 have been urged to “enjoy, reflect and dream big” as they prepare to start a new chapter in their lives.

East Coast College

Dedicated students will be rewarded for years of hard work as a special graduation ceremony takes centre stage.

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