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Brancaster pupils learn the secrets of the gastropub

Youngsters from Brancaster Primary School found themselves all wrapped up in red and blue pasta on a visit to the village’s White Horse Inn.

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Ofsted says teaching is ‘much better’ at King’s Lynn Academy

Teaching at a West Norfolk secondary school is “much better than it was,” according to an Ofsted monitoring report.

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Pupils from West Walton Primary School at the launch of Anglian Water's H2O ' Let's Go campaign

West Walton school pupils launch Anglian Water consultation

Youngsters at a village school have helped to launch a public consultation on a new draft business plan for Anglian Water.

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Pupils from Nelson Academy in Downham Market visit the Light cinema in Wisbech for a celebatory event. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Hardworking Downham Market pupils rewarded with cinema trip

Pupils from a Downham school have been treated to a cinema trip as a reward for their hard work.

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Former Swaffham school principal banned from the country’s classrooms

The former head of a leading Swaffham school has been banned from the country’s classrooms indefinitely for at least five years.

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Swaffham school sports stars honoured

Dozens of students were recognised for their sporting achievements during an awards evening at Swaffham’s Nicholas Hamond Academy.

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Car park plan aims to ease Northwold school jams

An area of old allotment land could be turned into a car park if plans by community leaders are given the go-ahead.

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Department for Education visit to the College of West Anglia in King's Lynn. Pictured, from left, principal David Pomfret, head of English Laura Holland, head of maths Trevor Hewlettt, DfE youth careers and employer engagement policy advisor Lorna Robinson, DfE deputy director: careers and basic skills Clare MacDonald, director of attainment and student experience Andrew Gedge, director of employer engagement Shaun Hindle, and vice principal of corporate services Paul Harrison. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Education officials pay visit to King’s Lynn college

Members from the Department for Education (DfE) have paid a visit to the College of West Anglia (CWA) in Lynn to discuss maths and English progression and career opportunities within the further education sector.

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Bus relief for ‘stranded’ pupils in West Norfolk

Dozens of pupils left stranded by a bus company’s decision to withdraw its service will still be able to get to classes following the intervention of county education officials.

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King’s Oak Academy pupils don seasonal hats for Easter

Borough mayor Carol Bower joined pupils from King’s Oak Academy to celebrate their Easter Hat Parade on Tuesday.

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Residents in Tilney All Saints joins together to commemorate the First World War

Villagers in Tilney All Saints joined together to remember the First World War at an exhibition and book launch last weekend.

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Downham Market Nelson Academy annual year six career and futures fair. Pictured demonstrating to students St Johns Ambulance Ryan Engledow.

A flavour of future at Downham Market school’s careers fair

From plumbing to law, and construction to sporting coaching – year six pupils at a school in Downham looked ahead to their future at a careers fair last Friday.

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Primary school in West Norfolk maintains ‘good’ Ofsted rating

Education watchdogs say a village school “continues to be good” following its latest inspection.

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King's and Queen Banquet. Pictured children dressed up with their work on show. Greyfriars Primary School.

Youngsters pen letters to members of the Royal Family

Pupils at Greyfriars Primary School, in Lynn, marked the end of their Kings and Queens topic with a royal banquet.

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It’s a voyage of Discovery as North Lynn centre is sold

A popular North Lynn community hub is on the verge of a new era today after it was bought by a social housing provider.

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Planning bid lodged for new King’s Lynn school

Formal proposals to build a replacement primary school at the heart of a new housing development in North Lynn and Gaywood have been submitted.

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Students and staff at Howard Junior School raising money for Sport Relief. Photo: SUBMITTED.

King’s Lynn school’s sporty day raises hundreds for charity

A primary school in Lynn has raised hundreds for a charitable cause with a helping hand from former Olympian Mo Farah.

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The site of the proposed new primary school for Gayton

Councillors agree to visit proposed Gayton school site

Councillors will see the site of a planned new primary school in a West Norfolk village before they decide whether it should be built or not.

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King’s Lynn school rated ‘good’ by inspectors

A primary school in South Lynn has been rated ‘good’ by inspectors who say its “pupils’ behaviour is outstanding in lessons”.

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Science Federation Day at Sedgeford Primary School with Children from Sedgeford, Brancaster and Docking Schools''LtoR, Leah Baldock (Sedgeford), Chimay Boldero (Sedgeford), Jenson Groom (Brancaster), Teacher Peter Johnson (holding th moon samples), 'Charlie Hunter (Docking), Rubie-Mai Moseley (Docking), Milo Flett (Brancaster)

Pupils in West Norfolk embark on ‘out of this world’ science lesson

Pupils from Sedgeford Primary School got their hands on rare samples of moon rock and meteorites during an out of this world science lesson.

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