The decision follows a call from all nine of the county's MPs to resign after a damning inspection by the schools watchdog, Ofsted.
Norfolk County Council says Ms Christensen is taking early retirement and will receive only her contractual entitlement. She will receive two months’ gross salary in lieu of notice - £23,248.
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Becoming cloudier and breezier into the evening, with a little light rain at times. It will be much milder than of late. Lows of 7 deg C.
A row of listed cottages on Norfolk's Blickling Estate have been destroyed by fire which spread through its thatched roof.
Staying mainly dry this afternoon and feeling relatively warm. Highs today of 16 deg C.