This year Suffolk County Council is working to Raise the Bar and improve educational standards in the county.

Here we want to champion those that are striving to drive up attainment and give our students the best possible start in life.

We also want to highlight those areas where improvement is still needed.

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Suffolk County Council's base at Endeavour House

Jobs on the line as Suffolk County Council conducts major shake-up of education services

Up to 23 jobs could go in a major shake-up of Suffolk County Council’s education services.

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Pupils at Easton Primary School created homemade Easter bonnets.

Brilliant bonnets on display as children stride out for Easter parade

The last day of term came with added excitement at one Suffolk school, where pupils lined up to show off their finest festive headgear for the annual Easter bonnet parade.

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Acton Primary School kids have designed boards for an easter trail around the village to raise funds. Left to right, Billy Purser and Lilly Elms.

Acton Primary School lays out village Easter trail

Youngsters are being invited to follow a special Easter trail around their west Suffolk village to help raise funds for new play equipment at the local school.

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John Nice – Doing Nicely

Jason Curtis,from Ipswich Building Society giving out flowers to customers for Blue Monday

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Doing Nicely: New year, new you? Why not sign up for a college course?

One of my pet hates is when you speak to people post New Year and they say – well that’s it - back to normal – the fun is over.

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Geoff Barton – Education Matters

Geoff Barton, headteacher at King Edward VI Upper School in Bury.

Education Matters: Geoff Barton is ‘unconvinced’ by free schools. What’s your view?

Our Debating Society has a simple but compelling motto: ‘There’s a good argument for joining’.

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Raising the Bar - Suffolk County Council

Henley Primary School nativity play.

Raising the Bar: Praise for St Pancras and Henley Primary Schools in Ipswich and The Priory Special School in Bury St Edmunds following Ofsted report

The release of Ofsted’s annual report this time last week presented the overall state of the national education landscape, drawing a line under the inspections completed during the last academic year.

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See how the most-recently inspected schools performed or tell us what you think of the standard of education at your child’s school.
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