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Multi-million pound plans to create a pioneering institute of technology in East Anglia have leapt forward, it can be revealed today.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

An ailing south Suffolk primary school branded ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted last year is set to join an established multi-academy trust in September – just weeks after another school was saved from closure by joining the trust.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The most senior judge in England and Wales announced plans to build closer ties between schools and the justice system during a trip to Suffolk.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

An U13 girls’ team from Farlingaye High School, in Woodbridge, took part in the national competition as one amongst 1500 schools.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Thousands of pupils were missing from Suffolk’s schools each day during the first term of this school year – with one in five absences unauthorised.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

National and regional education bosses will join up with Suffolk County Council to form an action plan improving under-performing academies, it has been revealed.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

More than half a million digital items have been borrowed from Suffolk’s libraries in just four years – illustrating a rapid rise in interest in internet borrowing for reading and listening.

Schools which could be most affected by the school transport shake-up have branded the decision to recommend phased cuts as “ludicrous” and “damaging”.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Students, staff and parents at St Helen’s Primary School in Ipswich are raising money to save its swimming pool - and are hosting an event marking International Day next month to help reach their target.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

A meeting with top level education bosses over concerns in performance at some Suffolk multi-academy trusts has been set for next week, it has emerged.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Plans for sweeping cuts to free school transport have been recommended to go ahead in phases from September next year – despite 70% of people being strongly opposed to them.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

The University of Suffolk has welcomed its new vice chancellor Professor Helen Langton.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

A Suffolk school has hosted an exciting Chinese exchange – with students from a top Shanghai school invited to socialise with ‘buddy students’ in the UK.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

A University of Suffolk student has been left devastated after her precious artwork was stolen from a faculty exhibition.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

The new boss of a multi-academy trust tasked with transforming the fortunes of three Ipswich schools has said there is no reason why they can’t become the town’s schools of choice .

A Suffolk organisation campaigning for fairer access to post-16 education for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) students is to form a pledge for schools and colleges in the region to sign up to.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

A new £70,000 fire simulator is set to revolutionise the way the brigade educates youngsters on safety, bosses have said.

Friday, June 1, 2018

A number of courses at the University of Suffolk have been ranked among the best in the country as part of a prestigious national survey.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

A controversial consultation on Suffolk school transport cuts is claimed to have attracted more responses than any other in recent history – with results due to be announced this month.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Singing and dancing schoolchildren took to the stage at the Suffolk Show to share all they had learnt about the evolution of farming.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Horticulture students have been praised for “outstanding” work after taking gold for an environmental garden at the Suffolk Show.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Amongst the seasoned professionals in the Suffolk Show’s food tent were a few younger faces.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

A new college course promises to give students a glimpse into the world of forensics.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

A Suffolk charity is leading an initiative to improve access to higher education across the county.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

A bid for £4million funding has been lodged by Suffolk leaders as part of plans to create a dedicated scheme to help disabled adults into work.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Children at a Stowmarket school enjoyed their very own version of the Oxbridge Boat Race this month – competing in a unique rowing challenge.

Almost half of Suffolk’s schools rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted have not been inspected in the last six years – and six were last visited more than a decade ago.

Plans are underway to create a new youth employment scheme to replace the MyGo centre, it has been revealed – but district and borough councils look likely to be fronting half the cash.

Friday, May 25, 2018

A Suffolk primary school has raised a huge £1,500 after taking part in a bumper book read.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Schoolchildren from around Suffolk are being invited to take part in a junior schools’ mock trial competition.

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