Norfolk pupils 'losing out in lockdown due to internet connections', research suggests
Fears Norfolk pupils are missing out on home-schooling during lockdown due to poor internet access have been highlighted as a watchdog ranked the county in the bottom five per cent across England.
Norfolk was ranked in the lowest five per cent in the country for the number of children living in homes with internet speeds below 10mbs – which is considered suitable for just one or two users.
The county was also ranked in the lowest eight per cent for the numbers of children living in homes with internet below 2mbs, according to a children’s welfare watchdog.
More by this authorJessica Frank-Keyes, Local Democracy Reporter