Oscar Smith is working on a farm in Norfolk ahead of a part-time five-year degree course at Easton and Otley College.

Farmers urged to employ more apprentices

Farmers across the region are being urged to employ more apprentices to make sure agriculture remains a key industry in the local economy.

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First World War Centenary: The story of John Cunningham

Here is the latest of our 'First World War Centenary- 'School Reports' - the stories sent to us by children from across the region who wanted to tell you about something they had discovered.

This one was brought to our attention by Rosie Grant, a 15 year old student at 'County Upper School' in Bury St Edmunds and a famous song from the time. This is the story of 'John Cunningham'.

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Children raise money to buy their friend a wheelchair

Harry Tiplady playing tennis in his new wheelchair Credit: ITV News Anglia

Pupils at a Suffolk school have helped one of their friends by raising funds to help buy him a new wheelchair.

Harry Tiplady, who has cerebral palsy was struggling to take part in PE lessons at the Samuel Ward Academy in Haverhill because his old wheelchair was too heavy.

So his classmates organised a non-uniform day , raising money to buy a light-weight aluminium wheelchair.

Harry Tiplady at the Samuel Ward Academy Credit: ITV News Anglia

Harry said. "It's just amazing and it's lighter and helps me a bit more in my PE lessons."

First World War Centenary: A Great War story from Southfields Primary School in Peterborough

Earlier this year, ITV News Anglia launched its First World War Centenary School Report and asked children from across the region to tell us a Great War story from their area.

Southfields Primary School in Peterborough wanted to tell us about Jimmy the Donkey, who was brought back from wartime France to live in their town.

They hold a special ceremony to remember Sergeant Jimmy each year and want the animals who played their part in the war to get special recognition.

Click below to watch the full report:

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First World War Centenary: A Great War story from Mersea Island School in Essex

Earlier this year, ITV News Anglia launched its First World War Centenary School Report and asked children from across the region to tell us a Great War story from their area.

In our latest school report, pupils from Mersea Island School in Essex tell us about pilot Edgar and his best friend Mick who liked to travel everywhere together.

The tale has now been made into a book which is being used to help school children learn about the first world war.

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Making it count: Schools lead the way in maths hubs

by Russell Hookey

Four schools in the Anglia region will be leading the way in the bid to improve maths education in the UK.

The government has announced a network of "maths hubs" which will be responsible for bringing in a new style of teaching and learning that aims to emulate the achievements of Japan, Singapore and China.

They include hubs led by schools in Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Norfolk, Hertfordshire and Milton Keynes.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Russell Hookey

Read more: Does it add up? £11m maths hubs to raise standards

Education Minister: Maths is good for your health and your pay packet

The Education Minister and Norfolk MP Liz Truss says being good at maths is good for your health and good for your wallet.

The Department for Education has launched 32 Maths hubs in schools across England including four in the Anglia region.

Liz Truss said: "There's a motto in China that maths gets you everywhere and that's what I want people in England to understand."

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