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Eight students at the Lindbergh Campus in Ipswich, which provides alternative education as part of the Raedwald Trust, have had their stories published in an international book as part of a short story competition.

Yesterday, 23:21

A University of Suffolk student has talked openly about overcoming the death of her mother to win the “best dissertation” award.

Yesterday, 16:30

Suffolk pupils are making mud pies and hunting for bugs as part of a new outdoor learning initiative to help them learn more about the environment.

Suffolk’s fostering and adoption service has shined a spotlight on some of the harder children to find homes for in its latest campaign.

Yesterday, 13:31

Students at a Suffolk primary school queued up to take part in a poll with a difference.

Suffolk County Council has vowed to tackle period poverty – but fell short of committing cash to the cause.

Thu, 16:27

Geography education needs to be made a priority, so people have a greater understanding of the implications of climate change and sea level rises, broadcaster and writer Nicholas Crane has told a conference in Suffolk

Thu, 09:41

Suffolk Coastal MP Therese Coffey has renewed her calls for academy provider AET to withdraw from Felixstowe Academy “for the benefit of pupils”.

Thu, 09:06

New benches have been installed at an Ipswich school to help children find friends to play with.

A fresh drive to boost attainment in Suffolk schools has been announced by education chiefs – but mystery surrounds what it will involve.

Wed, 16:30

Parents of vulnerable children with complex needs have raised safeguarding fears about a Suffolk special school after pupils returned home with unexplained injuries – some requiring hospital attention.

Wed, 14:51

The Suffolk Show is happening today at Trinity Park in Ipswich, offering 5,000 young people the chance to find out more about the apprenticeships, courses and career pathways on offer in the county.

Wed, 08:42

Suffolk has risen 40 places in national league tables for students in the county achieving the standard GCSE pass in English and maths, provisional figures have revealed.

Wed, 07:56

Almost one in three Suffolk children are finishing primary school obese or overweight, we can reveal.

Wed, 07:30

Teachers have spoken of their pride after an Ipswich primary school scored the rare accolade of an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating.

Wed, 05:30

The first of the University of Suffolk’s 2018 graduation ceremonies took place yesterday with former secretary to Sir Bobby Robson, Patricia Godbold among those being honoured.

Tue, 18:11

As the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, you could say that being dyslexic hasn’t held Matt Hancock back in his life.

Tue, 17:14

A unique collaboration between a non-profit business group and West Suffolk College is aiming to shape up entrepreneurial mindsets for the world of work.

Tue, 15:22

The LV18 lightship, the last working light ship, will switch on its beacon and light up Ipswich Waterfront tonight.

Girls at a Suffolk school who are backing a campaign to end period poverty have said more needs to be done to break the taboo.

Mon, 08:19

A debate held in Ipswich urged members of the community to talk openly and to “role model reasonable debate” about issues relating to Israel.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

A campaign by this newspaper to give away £20,000 worth of books to primary schools to boost a love of reading has been backed by the leader of Suffolk’s libraries.

Friday, October 12, 2018

An Ipswich special school rated ‘inadequate’ by inspectors six months ago has been told its safeguarding is still not effective.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Kesgrave High School’s sports teams now “look as good as they perform” thanks to a generous donation by a Suffolk charity.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

The children at an Ipswich school travelled through time as their classroom was transformed into a makeshift Victorian hospital to mark Florence Nightingale Day.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

A watchdog has praised efforts of an Ipswich secondary school rated ‘requires improvement’ – describing it as having “transformed” its education.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The Bodyguard TV series on BBC television prompted a real life protection officer from Bury St Edmunds to talk to students at Suffolk New College, in Ipswich.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Questions have been raised over how effective school exclusions are, after concerns were raised that it could be driving youngsters into gangs.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

There is nothing quite like curling up with a good book – it makes life that little bit better.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Boys in Suffolk are less likely to pass their first year phonics reading tests than girls, it has been revealed.

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