Friday, May 17, 2019

The legacy of a 100-year-old Catholic school will live on in a Norfolk market town after approval was granted for a new school in its place.

Schools in Watton are left with empty spaces as the new year of reception students are accepted, figures reveal.

A Norfolk school has shown that it has special star students as it hosted its annual talent show.

"Key changes" in education policy are behind an academy trust's decision to pursue a merger with a larger organisation.

A run down play area in Swaffham will be given a new lease of life after being handed a £30,000 grant from the government.

Nine secondary schools in Norfolk have more than one in five of their places for the new intake in September unfilled, figures reveal.

A "legacy of poor teaching" is holding back pupils at a Norfolk primary school, inspectors claim.

Primary school pupils in Watton have left buried a hoard of present day items in a time capsule that will be unearthed when they are aged well into their thirties.

In a former school, buried deep in the heart of the Norfolk countryside, lies part of the county's living history.

Plans to open a new Catholic primary school - the first in Norfolk for decades - have received the backing of 90% of those people who took part in a public consultation.

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