A schoolgirl has died after a fall at her school in Norfolk.
Ron Munson, headteacher at Taverham High School, where she was a pupil said:
It was with great sadness this morning that we told students and staff the heartbreaking news of the death of one of our year eight pupils. Everybody is deeply saddened, and our thoughts are with her family and friends at this terribly difficult time.
Staff and students are being given the support they need to try to help them come to terms with what has happened, both immediately and in the coming weeks and months, and give them every opportunity to share their memories of their friend if they want to do so.
She was a sunny girl and a bright student who worked hard, played a full part in our school community and could often be seen around the school, getting involved in whatever was going on, and always smiling. She was a big part of our school and we are all deeply affected by her loss.
The County Council's Critical Incident Team is currently at the school to support staff and students, and our own pastoral team is also helping us through this extremely difficult time.
– Ron Munson, Head of Taverham High
Norfolk County Council has informed the Health and Safety Executive and an investigation is underway.
Police are also investigating the circumstances surrounding the pupil's death on behalf of the coroner
Norfolk police are investigating a ramraid at a Tesco Express just outside of Norwich after thieves tried to remove an ATM cash machine using a JCB digger. It happened at around 1.15am on Tuesday September 4th on Fakenham Road in Taverham.
Norfolk police are investigating a ramraid at a store just outside of Norwich after thieves tried to remove an ATM cash machine using a JCB digger. It happened at around 1:15am this morning at the Tesco Express on Fakenham Road in Taverham.