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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Norwich

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

A Breckland school has joined an education trust and is also set to welcome a new headteacher.

Watchdogs have welcomed ‘decisive action’ to speed up improvement at the department which looks after Norfolk’s most vulnerable children.

Norfolk County Council

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

Department for Education

The RSPB is calling on families and budding explorers to get outside and enjoy nature during the upcoming Easter holiday.

An academy trust has denied the loss of three schools in Thetford threatens it with bankruptcy, following a damning government report into its finances and management.

Nicholas Hamond Academy

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.

Department for Education

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

A Watton school principal has said an overall Ofsted grade of “requires improvement” highlights the progress that has been made since it became an academy.

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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