Saturday, April 22, 2017
Waveney District Council

Sixth form students have explored the world of marine science during a special visit.

A new educational federation should focus on training more young workers to support growing sectors in the east while providing educational opportunities for disadvantaged students, one of its main supporters has said.

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership

Nine out of 10 parents in Norfolk and Suffolk will be sending their child to their first-choice primary school in September.


Young scientists from Saint Felix School have participated in the finals of a national competition.

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Pupils and staff at a Lowestoft school are celebrating after receiving a ‘Good’ rating from an Ofsted inspection.


More than 370 students have attended a skills conference to learn about the potential career opportunities available in the offshore renewables sector.


More than 75pc of readers have agreed with government proposals to axe national curriculum tests taken by seven-year-olds in England.

US Federal Reserve

The lives of children with long-term medical problems are being put at risk because schools are failing to take care of them as well as they should, claims a group of charities.

Norfolk County Council

Pupils at a rural primary school have enjoyed a real spring term ‘tweet’ with the arrival of some fluffy friends.


Roving news reporters from a Norfolk primary school have teamed up with their local library to promote interest in reading.

Norfolk County Council

A school is celebrating double success following inspection success and a rare recognition.

Langley School

Events are taking place across Lowestoft and Waveney today to raise funds for Comic Relief.

A library mentoring project teaching more than 750 Norfolk residents to read can go ahead after receiving a funding boost of almost £100,000.

Heads of hundreds of the county’s primary and secondary schools have warned of an “imminent” crisis, in hard-hitting letters sent to parents and carers. Here is the letter in full:

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’Decisions on school spending will no longer be driven by what is best for our children but rather what we can afford’.

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A landmark anniversary has been marked by teachers and pupils at a Southwold school.


A team of students from Bungay High School are celebrating being crowned champions of this year’s Coca-Cola European Partners Real Business Challenge.

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Twenty-three students from Bungay High School have travelled to London to visit the Houses of Parliament.

Thousands of teenagers have a fresh insight into the variety of jobs and training on offer in Norfolk after a major careers festival.


Two Beccles boys have travelled to St James’s Palace in London to receive their Duke of Edinburgh gold awards from HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.

More than 20 students from across the region were awarded £188,351 in scholarships to help them continue their studies.

University of East Anglia

A group of Year 9 pupils from Bungay High School have competed in the regional finals of the “F1 in Schools” competition.

Bungay High School

Nearly 700 students attended a careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College to help them prepare for the next chapter in their lives.

Somerleyton Hall opened its doors to pupils from the village primary school as part of an annual occasion dating back more than 150 years.


Beccles pupils got the chance to put their questions to town, district and county councillors as well as the local MP at a special hot-seat event.

More than 20 pianos, collectively worth £50,000, are being given away to schools and community groups across the region.


Nearly 10,000 books, CDs and DVDs have gone missing from Suffolk libraries in three years, new figures show.

Suffolk County Council

Young entrepreneurs from Bungay have been crowned regional winners in a business competition after impressing the judges with their Olympics campaign.

Pupils at a Beccles school arrived in their classrooms with crazy hairstyles last Friday to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital.

An academy trust which runs three Ipswich primary schools is set to more than double its number of schools this year – and is changing its name as it ventures further afield in Suffolk.


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