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Friday, May 19, 2017
Norfolk County Council

Charging schools which expel students could worsen an alarming rise in expulsion rates in Norfolk and have a damaging impact on children’s welfare, a principal has warned.

An important meeting of leading figures in Norfolk education is being held today.

Norfolk County Council

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

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

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

A primary and high school in south Norfolk have joined a multi-academy trust based in Wymondham.

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.

Lauren Cope

It is not every day the work pupils do in the classroom ends up helping professional scientists armed with a giant X-ray microscope the size of Wembley Stadium but that is exactly what sixth-from pupils in South Norfolk have been doing.

Diss High School

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

Norwich

With over 180 years of history behind it Francis Cupiss Ltd harks back to a bygone era, but the letterpress business is keeping up with modern trends and continues to flourish.

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