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Swaffham councillor calls for clubs to work together on improved sports facilities

Sporting organisations in Swaffham should join forces to help develop a new, comprehensive facility for the town, a councillor has claimed.

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KES A-levels 2017. From left: Andrea Chua, Eleanor Glynn, Kayleigh Venables.

A-LEVELS 2017: King’s Lynn’s KES Academy pupils in high spirits after results

Sixth form students at KES Academy were celebrating yesterday after officials at the school said they were “really pleased” with their A-level results.

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This land is the proposed site for a new primary school and nursery in Gayton, but objectors say the new plans are worse than before

New application submitted for Gayton school move

New plans to move a West Norfolk village’s primary school have been lodged, almost two years after the idea was first put forward.

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Students at Downham Market SIxth Form pick up their A-Level results - From Left,Twins Lucy and Katy Beeton.

A-LEVELS 2017: Record year at Downham and Swaffham students celebrate

A troubled year has ended on a high at Downham Academy as its students celebrated record A-level results.

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Jonnie James is off to Cambridge with four A* grades

A-LEVELS 2017: Success celebrated in Fakenham and Hunstanton

Dreams came true for one Fakenham student today when his A-level grades secured him a place to read medicine in Cambridge.

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A-LEVELS 2017: West Norfolk students collecting results as College prepares for degree queries

A-LEVELS 2017: West Norfolk students collecting results as College prepares for degree queries

The waiting is finally over for thousands of West Norfolk teenagers as they collect their A-level results this morning.

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Man says residents were ‘unaware’ of Downham Market school proposal

A planning application which has been approved for a temporary modular building at a school in Downham did not consult enough people, according to one resident.

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Greyfriars School King's Lynn Carnival..

All the fun of the carnival at Greyfriars School

There was something for everyone at Lynn’s Greyfriars School carnival last Friday - from face painting to music and even a nail bar.

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King’s Lynn pupils will go to the pantomime

King’s Lynn pupils will go to the pantomime

The Whitefriars Parent-Teachers Association held a sponsored run with a pantomime fancy dress theme in order to raise funds to help send the whole school to the Corn Exchange panto in December.

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Downham Market Academy.

Termination notice sent to school trust

A termination warning notice has been sent to Eastern Multi-Academy Trust (EMAT) after a West Norfolk secondary school received a poor Ofsted report.

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West Norfolk students take to the catwalk

West Norfolk students take to the catwalk

Springwood High School held its third annual summer fashion show at the end of term.

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West Norfolk Academies Trust presentation Duke of Edinburgh award evening.Pictured Olympian Phil Brown with  award  students at Springwood High School King's Lynn.

West Norfolk students honoured at special ceremony

A host of West Norfolk youngsters were honoured at the Duke of Edinburgh award presentation evening held at Springwood High School on Thursday night.

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Norfolk County Council launches new pilot scheme for foster children

Norfolk County Council launches new pilot scheme for foster children

Foster carers and adopters in Norfolk are working together to support children who are moving from foster care to adoption.

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The Curlew Centre, where Sutton Bridge Parish Council meets.

School safety zone at Sutton Bridge

County, district and parish councillor Chris Brewis is pressing the county council to install a school safety zone on Bridge Road, Sutton Bridge.

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Tour of the new 10 million plus facility at the King's Lynn Academy with the Principal Craig Morrison.

King’s Lynn secondary school head set to stand down

The head of a Lynn secondary school has left his post, just days after the publication of a critical Ofsted report.

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SANDRINGHAM AND WEST NEWTON SCHOOL RINGING OUT
The leavers gather beneath the clock tower.  Centre, from left is Beth King, Rob Willis and Judi Jakes

The bell tolls for children and staff at West Norfolk school

Sandringham and West Newton Primary School continued a special and age old tradition at the end of the summer term last week when the school bade an affectionate goodbye to three retiring members of staff and nine pupils who start secondary school next term.

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Sponsored run and walk in memory of former pupil Sam Alger and whose mum is a member of staff at Litcham School, they are fundraising for a new sports pavillion on the school playing field.

Litcham school’s run for Sam boosts pavilion fund

Staff and pupils have rallied round at a school to show support and raise money in memory of a former student.

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‘We were right to let cameras in’, say King’s Lynn school bosses following television documentary

‘We were right to let cameras in’, say King’s Lynn school bosses following television documentary

Education bosses have today defended the decision to allow a television documentary to be filmed in a Lynn school, insisting it illustrates a growing educational crisis.

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Norfolk schools continue to improve year on year

Norfolk schools continue to improve year on year

West Norfolk schools are celebrating the end of another successful year, as Ofsted outcomes across the country continue to improve.

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GV of  the Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk, King's Court Hq, Chapel Street King's Lynn

Norfolk County Council hires new executive director of children’s services

Norfolk County Council has recruited a new executive director of children’s services, Sara Tough.

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