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Education news

Yesterday, 10:26

A new scheme to make it safer for Suffolk children to walk to their primary schools during the autumn and winter has been officially launched.

Yesterday, 06:05

A group of Suffolk schoolchildren stranded for six hours at night on a windswept moorland in heavy rain and fog have been praised for following their expedition training.

The University of Suffolk celebrated the work of its final three honorary graduates at its ceremonies on Thursday.

Thu, 12:55

A “generous” and “patient” school dinner lady was served a surprise treat as she said her final farewell after 44 years on duty.

Thu, 11:48

There are now less than two weeks for parents to apply for secondary school places for their children across Suffolk and Essex.

Thu, 11:00

There are now less than two weeks for parents to apply for secondary school places for their children across Suffolk.

Thu, 10:17

Oscar-winning film director Mat Kirkby has revealed he could be on the look out for places in Suffolk to shoot his latest Hollywood movie.

Wed, 15:00

The impact of burglaries and thefts at schools in Suffolk is not just measured on what was stolen or the repair bill to patch up the buildings - it is the effect it has on the pupils that can be the real crime, it has been said.

Wed, 12:25

Scores of children laced up their running shoes to take part in the launch of Kesgrave’s junior parkrun on Sunday.

Wed, 12:22

“Great reservations” were expressed last night about the effectiveness of fining parents of children who miss school after new stats showed Suffolk County Council handed out more fines than any other local authority last year.

Wed, 07:58

A star of television and film has spoken of the “incredible honour” of being awarded one of the University of Suffolk’s first honorary doctorates.

Tue, 12:00

“It should be about creating memories for children. We want them to say ‘remember when I was at school I sang that song, I was in that play’ – that’s something I feel very passionate about.”

Mon, 14:15

IT Crowd star Richard Ayoade is tipped to replace Mel and Sue on the Great British Bake Off, according to national media reports.

Mon, 11:26

If he had a real life Tardis, Steve Russell would like to set the dial for the between-the-war years and drop into a Suffolk village school.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Housing developer Taylor Wimpey is encouraging families to walk to school this autumn – and has given children at Trimley St Martin Primary hi-viz snap bands to help them get started.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Standing proudly beside the University of Suffolk’s library, the freshly-revamped Atrium building is a part of the establishment’s commitment to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects.

Friday, October 14, 2016

An Ipswich school for children with complex physical and learning difficulties is looking to build a sensory cabin – but is in need of donations after unsuccessful grant requests.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Parents and readers online have voiced their support for the Ipswich Star’s campaign to get every primary school pupil in the town walking or running a mile a day.

Friday, October 14, 2016

The former Co-op department store in Carr Street, Ipswich, could have an exciting new lease of life as the town’s newest school.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Suffolk’s education sector has received a major boost after figures showed more children are hitting the govenrment’s new GCSE benchmark after outperforming their own potential.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Since the start of term we have visited 68 schools around Ipswich capturing children enjoying their first days of school.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Education in Suffolk has received a fresh boost after the first-ever figures for the government’s new measure for school performance showed the county is above the national average.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The Ipswich Star today launches a new campaign urging primary schools to sign up to the pioneering Daily Mile initiative which is transforming children’s lives.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

A group of games designers in Ipswich have been given a £10,000 grant in a prestigious national competition which will allow them to release their game application.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Five sixth formers at Kesgrave High School have been awarded prestigious Arkwright scholarships marking them out as future stars in the architecture industry.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Plans have been unveiled for one of Ipswich’s top schools to form a multi-academy trust (MAT) with three other Suffolk secondaries – with key benefits in recruiting teachers and provision of student support on the cards.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

The University of Suffolk will be marking World Mental Health Day on October 10 by hosting a day of awareness at the University’s Ipswich campus.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Making computers fun at the University of Suffolk

Thursday, October 6, 2016

A headteacher has promised to only serve the surrounding communities if plans go ahead to transform his school into a multi-academy trust (MAT).

Thursday, October 6, 2016

England and Saracens rugby star Chris Ashton was special guest at Finborough School’s annual U12 community rugby festival.

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