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The consultation over a merger of two schools in Great Yarmouth has been hit by “speculation and misinformation”, a councillor has said.

The consultation over a merger of two schools in Great Yarmouth has been hit by “speculation and misinformation”, a councillor has said.

A college has announced plans to work closer with neighbouring schools while keeping its independence.

A leading Suffolk independent school looks set to secure permission to build 69 homes on playing fields to raise more than £4million for improvements to ensure the school’s future, despite objections.

Waveney District Council

A group of 26 pupils from Saint Felix School in Southwold recently visited CERN, the world’s largest physics research centre in Geneva.

Saint Felix School

A former East Coast College student returned to Lowestoft to inspire new graduates before they embark upon their career paths.

Pupils from schools in Beccles and Lowestoft competed against youngsters from across East Anglia in an Olympic competition.

The president of the Royal Horticultural Society has given his seal of approval to a garden nurtured by pupils in Beccles.

Nature lovers keen to get an early look at the redeveloped Earsham Wetland Centre can take part in a special evening walk at the site on Friday, June 23.

Sylvia Knights

Talents students will be recognised for their hard work and dedication at East Coast College’s annual Celebration of Achievement event.

A nursery near Bungay has received an outstanding rating in an Ofsted inspection.

Three Suffolk PCSOs employed to work with schools to provide support and guidance on policing issues and crime prevention are now in post.

A free book will be given to pre-school children who visit a library in Norfolk next week as part of a national initiative.

With the half term week now upon us, we’ve put together a list of activities - both inside and out - families can enjoy over the next few days.

Norwich

One Norfolk headteacher has shared their moving account of how the funding crisis is hitting their school.

Two East Coast College catering students have returned from the opportunity of a lifetime after undertaking a work experience placement at the highly-regarded Hand and Flowers restaurant in Marlow.

More than a dozen staff at a newly formed college serving Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft are at risk of redundancy.

Great Yarmouth

A summer concert has celebrated musical talent and accomplishment.

Saint Felix School

Twenty-five rural schools in Norfolk have filled fewer than half of their reception class places, figures show.

A new all-weather outdoor play area has been installed at St Edmund’s Catholic Primary School in Bungay.

Frustrated childminders and nursery schools in Norfolk and Suffolk have urged the government to rethink its “damaging” policy to double free childcare hours before many are forced to close.

United Kingdom

Beccles Free School has received a Food for Life bronze award for its healthy and climate friendly food culture.

Beccles Free School

A head boy is laying down a challenge to his fellow students to go the extra mile in their school’s popular fundraiser.

Hundreds of 11-year-old students across Norfolk and Suffolk will this week sit their SATs exams - but how would you fare?

Bungay High School has recently achieved accreditation for transforming practice under SSAT’s Framework for Exceptional Education (FEE).

Angelo Goduti

This summer will see the first cohort of GCSE students decipher a mix of letters and numbers in their results. Education correspondent Lauren Cope looks at the move to numerical grading and what it means for pupils.

An exciting new partnership between Ormiston Denes Academy and Norwich City Football Club is set to offer youngsters a range of sporting and educational opportunities.

Students from schools across the region have been unearthing lost artefacts and historical secrets in a rural village.

Hobart High School

The owner of a Lowestoft pre-school celebrating its 10th birthday says government funding cuts have left the business’s future uncertain.

Peter Aldous

Pupils from Saint Felix School have enjoyed an educational excursion to Greece.

Saint Felix School

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