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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.

It was all looking very James Bond-esque at Archbishop Sancroft High School in Harleston when pupils got a behind the scenes look at the science, technology, maths and engineering used by the armed forces.

Teachers and pupils alike had a great time celebrating Red Nose Day at Old Buckenham High School.

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

Young people learned about DNA at a free workshop designed to bring the wonders of science to children in a rural area.

Two English teachers from Norfolk have decided to address the problem of language gaps between pupils from differing economic backgrounds by developing a ground breaking classroom resource.

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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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Fears it could be final curtains for performing arts lessons at a Norfolk high school are a drama about nothing, a school has said.

Ambitious fiction writers from across the East of England are being invited to enter an exclusive competition which could help them reach the next stage of their career.

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