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March primary school to introduce shorter Fridays for pupils

A March school has confirmed it will begin to roll out a shorter teaching week for some of its pupils from this autumn.

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Author Nick Butterworth at the opening of Elm School new library

Author Nick opens Elm school library

A children’s author whose books have sold millions of copies around the world helped fire youngsters’ love of reading when he visited a Fenland school.

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Tydd St Mary Primary School Saphire Jubilee celebrations

Sapphire Jubilee celebrations at Tydd St Mary Primary School

Governors funded a Queen’s Sapphire Jubilee celebration at Tydd St Mary Primary School which saw over 150 parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles join the children for a picnic at the school. The children then entertained, playing the National Anthem and singing songs before being presented with a mug.

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Clarkson School who are taking part in Race for Life

Wisbech school pupils step forward for charity

Pupils at a Wisbech school have put their best foot forward to help raise thousands of pounds for cancer charities.

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New trust takes charge of Fenland schools

A new trust has taken over the management of two village schools near Wisbech.

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Peele School mark decent Ofsted.plus dancers
 Elizabeth Smith

Long Sutton school head resigns to move to Switzerland

Peele Community College in Long Sutton is looking for its fifth headteacher in eight years with the surprise resignation of Elizabeth Smith.

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Prince’s Trust programme offer for Wisbech young people

Prince’s Trust programme offer for Wisbech young people

A new programme for young adults who are not in work or education will begin in Wisbech next week.

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Chatteris pre-school hails ‘good’ Ofsted report

Chatteris pre-school hails ‘good’ Ofsted report

Staff and youngsters at a Chatteris pre-school group are celebrating following the publication of a “good” Ofsted report.

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Bill Lord: this policy is about keeping fantastic teachers in front of our fantastic children.

Long Sutton head teacher: duvet days help us to keep our staff

A South Holland head teacher found himself in a media storm over a policy designed to keep “fantastic teachers in front of our fantastic children”.

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Emneth school completes academy move, despite trust sponsor withdrawal

Emneth school completes academy move, despite trust sponsor withdrawal

A village school has completed its transition to academy status, days after the sponsor of the trust it has joined announced it was pulling out of the group.

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Chiara Calaby and Taz Green of COWA hair and beauty dept work on Kashia Bhodal and Phoebe Gardener.

Fun day at Peele was focused on future careers

Students at Long Sutton’s Peele Community College took part in a Super Learning Day based on future careers.

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The New College of West Anglia technology building at the King's Lynn Campus.

College of West Anglia quits West Norfolk schools trust

The College of West Anglia has announced it is to pull out of sponsoring the schools trust it set up.

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Mini professors day at Emneth Nursery School, children learning about science with demonstrations on the day at Emneth Nursery School and Children's Centre Emneth Wisbech.
Cathryn and Mark Remmington (Mini Professors), leading the activity with pupils from Orchard Class

Pupils become Mini Professors at Emneth nursery

Youngsters at a West Norfolk village nursery became mini professors for a day, thanks to the support of parents.

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Neale Wade students swim the length of the English Channel at the George Campbell Leisure Centre in March, in a fundraiser for Macmillan organised by Year Seven student Rosetta Schaunburg-Kent (front centre).

March students put in the miles for Macmillan

More than 200 students from March’s Neale Wade Academy proved they had what it takes when they went the distance for charity.

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Elizabeth Truss MP visits Emneth Nusery School. Pictured Centre Elizabeth Truss  and left Holly Bowman (Head Teacher) with chilcren and staff.

Head speaks out over future funding fears for Emneth Nursery School

The head of a West Norfolk nursery has warned that its long-term futuremay be in doubt because of uncertainties over its funding.

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Children at Murrow Primary School write stories about their alien experience.

‘Aliens’ land at Murrow Primary Academy

Excited pupils turned into alien investigators when a ‘spaceship’ landed in a school changing room.

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LOTTERY FUNDING: Pupils at Long Sutton Primary School, which has won nearly �10,000 of Big Lottery Fund cash, with multiple marathon runner Ben Smith.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG211116-118TW.

Lottery cash gives Long Sutton school a hand

Summer play times will be more exciting at Long Sutton Primary School thanks to nearly £10,000 of lottery cash.

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Headteacher Elizabeth Dormor outside the front of Marshland High School.

Parents upset as children miss out on place at popular Marshland High School

Devastated parents were left in tears when they discovered their child had missed out on getting a place at a top Fenland high school.

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Lincoln Crown Court.

Theft man faces one-month wait to learn fate

A man who admitted stealing from a South Holland pre-school will find out next month what sentence he will serve after appearing in court today (Friday).

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College of West Anglia principal David Pomfret is stepping down as chief executive of the CWA Academy Trust

New boss to take over CWA Academy Trust

College of West Anglia principal, David Pomfret, is stepping down as chief executive of the CWA Academy Trust, which sponsors six schools across West Norfolk.

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