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Consultation launched on plan to close West Norfolk village school which could be 'down to six pupils in two years'

Consultation launched on plan to close West Norfolk village school which could be 'down to six pupils in two years'

Consultation launched on plan to close West Norfolk village school which could be 'down to six pupils in two years'

25 January 2021

Officials say pupil numbers are falling fast, but there are worries about the timing of the move during the coronavirus crisis.


Schools 'will not reopen until after Easter'

Schools 'will not reopen until after Easter'

Schools 'will not reopen until after Easter'

24 January 2021

Parents are facing the prospect of many more months of home schooling with the Government expected to rule out a return to the classroom in February.


Every Child Online campaign launched for west Norfolk kids

Every Child Online campaign launched for west Norfolk kids

Every Child Online campaign launched for west Norfolk kids

24 January 2021

Norfolk County Council working with Norfolk Community Foundation (NCF) on the campaign to make sure no child is left behind in their learning.


Chairman’s plea for car park upgrade support

Chairman’s plea for car park upgrade support

Chairman’s plea for car park upgrade support

23 January 2021

The car park is used by a primary school and it is need of urgent work.


Key worker’s struggle to find support for her son

Key worker’s struggle to find support for her son

Key worker’s struggle to find support for her son

21 January 2021

The school has responded to the parent's concerns as she fears having to quit her job.


Coronavirus: Downham school closes to all pupils after staff member's positive test

Coronavirus: Downham school closes to all pupils after staff member's positive test

Coronavirus: Downham school closes to all pupils after staff member's positive test

15 January 2021

Officials say the affected staff member had not been showing symptoms of the infection.


Brave Downham Market mum makes a stand for mental health

Brave Downham Market mum makes a stand for mental health

Brave Downham Market mum makes a stand for mental health

13 January 2021

Keen to stress that not only key workers need the support that schooling brings.


Denver school in desperate need of better car park

Denver school in desperate need of better car park

Denver school in desperate need of better car park

13 January 2021

Plan advanced to resurface with Tarmac.


We went shopping with £30 to show what children should be getting

We went shopping with £30 to show what children should be getting

We went shopping with £30 to show what children should be getting

12 January 2021

As pictures of woefully inadequate school meal packages circulate online, we went to Asda armed with £30 to show what children should be getting.


'We are at risk every day.' West Norfolk nursery bosses warn of coronavirus dangers

'We are at risk every day.' West Norfolk nursery bosses warn of coronavirus dangers

'We are at risk every day.' West Norfolk nursery bosses warn of coronavirus dangers

11 January 2021

School attendance is currently restricted, but education chiefs say care for the under fives is a "low risk" of spreading the infection.


School's plea for equipment to support remote learning

School's plea for equipment to support remote learning

School's plea for equipment to support remote learning

11 January 2021

Local businesses and residents are being asked to help out if they can.


Council say school registrations still available for September

Council say school registrations still available for September

Council say school registrations still available for September

08 January 2021

The closing date is next week so you will have to be quick.


King's Lynn college chief slams government over vocational exams 'afterthought'

King's Lynn college chief slams government over vocational exams 'afterthought'

King's Lynn college chief slams government over vocational exams 'afterthought'

08 January 2021

Students were treated unfairly by the decision to treat some qualifications differently from GCSEs and A-levels, the principal says.


Norfolk education chiefs issue priority warning on key worker school places

Norfolk education chiefs issue priority warning on key worker school places

Norfolk education chiefs issue priority warning on key worker school places

06 January 2021

Officials say there is higher demand, and fewer staff available, now than during the first lockdown.


'We will not be relying on an algorithm' to replace exam results

'We will not be relying on an algorithm' to replace exam results

'We will not be relying on an algorithm' to replace exam results

06 January 2021

Education secretary Gavin Williamson has announced teacher assessment will replace GCSE, AS and A-Level exams.


'Right to keep school return under review', says West Norfolk MP

'Right to keep school return under review', says West Norfolk MP

'Right to keep school return under review', says West Norfolk MP

04 January 2021

Sixteen schools in the borough have been fully or partially closed today.


Two more West Norfolk schools hit by coronavirus crisis

Two more West Norfolk schools hit by coronavirus crisis

Two more West Norfolk schools hit by coronavirus crisis

04 January 2021

At least 12 schools in the borough are now known to have been affected today, while heating problems have forced another one to shut.


Ten West Norfolk schools hit by coronavirus safety fears

Ten West Norfolk schools hit by coronavirus safety fears

Ten West Norfolk schools hit by coronavirus safety fears

04 January 2021

The disruption comes amid growing fears over the safety of pupils and staff due to the rise in coronavirus cases.


'We must not lose a generation of young people.' West Norfolk headteacher reflects on Covid challenge to education

'We must not lose a generation of young people.' West Norfolk headteacher reflects on Covid challenge to education

'We must not lose a generation of young people.' West Norfolk headteacher reflects on Covid challenge to education

31 December 2020

The executive head of a West Norfolk schools group has been discussing the sector's challenges after the new term was delayed for many pupils.


'Our best line of attack is to keep schools open'

'Our best line of attack is to keep schools open'

'Our best line of attack is to keep schools open'

30 December 2020

The majority of primary schools will reopen as planned on January 4, with secondary school pupils due to take exams returning the following week.


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