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A new campaign to curb anti-social parking outside schools in west Ipswich has been launched by police and schools.


The chairman of a Suffolk racial equality charity says they are receiving more reports from parents about prejudice in schools than ever before.

Yesterday, 19:14

Science has been “left behind” at primary school and it is “disgusting” that it is taught at most UK schools for less than two hours a week, a Suffolk school specialist has said.

Yesterday, 07:47

The law firm representing former pupils of the disgraced Oakwood School in Stowmarket say their clients have received more than £2million in compensation from Suffolk County Council.

Yesterday, 14:58

Essex libraries have launched a checklist to help parents and children get the most out of their local library.

Yesterday, 11:13

Health bosses in Suffolk have said it is vital for youngsters to be able to reach out for support after new research has revealed that nearly a quarter of girls show significant symptoms of depression by the age of 14 – with pressures at home, school and social media among contributing factors.

Yesterday, 06:00

Parents have been urged to read more often to their children after research found almost half feel they do not set a good example at home across East Anglia.

Wed, 14:57

Suffolk’s largest teachers’ union has welcomed the scrapping of national curriculum tests for seven-year-olds, describing them as a “waste of time”.

Wed, 13:13

Vibrantly dressed models brought a splash of autumn colour to the catwalk at a sold out fashion show set on collecting thousands of pounds for a Suffolk based charity.

Wed, 06:28

Organisations near to a Suffolk college have been asked to offer students parking after residents complained of an ongoing “nightmare” over blocked roads.

Mon, 16:28

Church leaders are delighted with progress in their schools, which they say are committed to providing high standards of education rooted in Christian values.

Mon, 06:30

Pupil spending will be hundreds of pounds below the national average and lower than seven years ago, it can be revealed.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

University lecturer launches Union - an exhibition of his trade union photographs, at the Waterfront Gallery, Neptune Quay, Ipswich.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Nigel Burgoyne, headteacher at Kesgrave High School, said only growing student numbers is keeping afloat his “painfully tight” budget for 2017/18.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A Suffolk teacher has been awarded a distinguished honour from technology giant Apple.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Drama pupils at Woodbridge School brought the magic of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to their home stage, with their enchanting performance of The Egg-Born Princess.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

New students at Easton and Otley College enjoyed a social start to college life as they gathered at the college freshers’ fair.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Parents have reacted with mixed views to the news that Ipswich High School for Girls is to become co-educational, with some saying they are “utterly heartbroken”.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Teachers are due a “decent” government pay rise after a report found basic salaries have fallen by 12% in a decade, a former Suffolk headteacher has said.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Hundreds of youngsters celebrated completing their Summer Reading Challenge at Kesgrave Library in a special presentation event.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Suffolk is losing its only all-girls mainstream school after Ipswich High School for Girls announced a raft of major changes this evening.

Monday, September 11, 2017

A nursery in Rushmere branded Inadequate by Ofsted in January has turned its fortunes around to achieve a Good rating just months later.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Eager new students and returning learners enjoyed a varied week of fun to kick off the new term at Suffolk New College’s Freshers’ Week last week.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Children have become strong readers and inspirational role models at an Ipswich primary school which has overturned its below-standard Ofsted rating.

Friday, September 8, 2017

The number of parents lodging appeals after their child is refused a place at their preferred secondary school has more than doubled in the last four years.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

A new secondary school planned for development on land near Adastral Park in Martlesham Heath could tie-up with Kesgrave High School as part of a multi-academy trust.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

An angry Ipswich mother has blasted a school’s decision to send home her teenage daughter because her skirt, make-up and jewellery broke uniform rules.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Proposals to reduce the number of school bus services for pupils across Suffolk could give residents of rural areas better access to services, the county council has said.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

A four-year-old is set to start school with a new heart - after surviving on a mechanical device for more than seven months while awaiting a transplant.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Suffolk’s school bus service is facing a major shake-up as the county council seeks to cut costs over the next two years.

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