Teachers who improve pupil results and boost progress should be given cash bonuses, according to a study by Cambridge academics.
The study, which is used as part of a report by the education think tank The Sutton Trust, also suggests giving teachers more time outside of classes.
The Education Secretary has launched a consultation into a new formula which the government hopes will end the lottery of school funding.Read the full story ›
Parents have been finding out whether their children have been accepted into the secondary school of their choice.
It's good news in the majority of cases with three counties in the East offering pupils their first preference over 90% of the time.
94% of children in Norfolk will start this September at their favoured school, while it's a similar story in Essex. That number drops slightly to just above 92% in Suffolk.
Children in England will today be told which secondary school they will attend - with thousands expected to miss out on their first choice.Read the full story ›
Thousands of schoolchildren have been in Norwich to celebrate books and reading ahead of World Book Day.Read the full story ›
An anti-violence campaign which has been rolled out across schools in Norfolk has been such a success Norfolk Constabulary’s Chief Constable has promsied to back it for a second year.
The hard hitting "One Punch Can Kill” presentation has been seen by every Year 9 student across 48 schools in Norfolk since it was launched in September 2015.
The program was started and is presented by Ann Bartlett, the mother of a serviceman who was killed by one punch following a fight in a Portsmouth pub.
The presentations show young people he dangers of fighting and the potential for serious consequences.
"Ann demonstrates incredible strength and courage each time she delivers her presentations and if her message makes just one pupil think before they act we will have been successful."
"Before I started I didn’t realise how impactive the presentations would be. Whilst they are emotionally draining, they are worthwhile and I feel like I am really making a difference. For me it’s about raising awareness and educating young people about mindless violence whilst keeping Kyle’s name alive."
Schoolchildren from schools across Norfolk have spoken live to astronaut, Tim Peake, on the International Space StationRead the full story ›
Howard Junior School in King's Lynn is more like a magical movie set with the Tardis taking centre stage.Read the full story ›
A play is to be performed across Cambridge next month to raise awareness about the sexual exploitation of children.
Chelsea's Choice, which is supported by Cambridge City Council, is being staged at community centres over the next few weeks, and is free to over 13s in the hope of letting them know how to protect themselves.
The proportion of poorer students going to Cambridge University has fallen in the past decade despite attempts to boost numbers.
New figures show that of the country's top 24 universities Cambridge was one of the worst when it came to admitting disadvantaged teenagers.
Only one in ten students there come from poorer backgrounds.
The findings come weeks after Prime Minister David Cameron warned educational institutions they need to do more to tackle social inequality.