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Schools in Ipswich are among the most under-funded in Suffolk according to new figures obtained by a union-sponsored website.

Mon, 15:18

Stoke High School - Ormiston Academy in Ipswich still requires improvement, Ofsted inspectors have said - but they have praised ‘good’ leadership and management.

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Hundreds of children from across Stowmarket and the surrounding villages came together over the Easter Holidays to celebrate the world of science.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Ipswich’s Ormiston Endeavour Academy has hosted its first ever alumni event to celebrate 50 years to the day since the musical ‘Elizabeth’ was performed on the school stage.

Friday, April 20, 2018

The deputy headteacher of an Ipswich primary school is running the London Marathon on Sunday – with the aim of his inspiring his pupils to stay fit and active.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Thousands of schoolchildren descended on the home of the Suffolk Show as it basked in glorious sunshine at a unique celebration of the county’s farming roots.

Monday, April 16, 2018

The number of Suffolk parents who will see their child go to their first choice primary school has risen, it has been revealed.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Students nurses attending the University of Suffolk, the University of Essex and Angia Ruskin University have had their loans and grants cut off or reduced due to administrative errors.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

A new multi-academy trust bringing together schools in mid Suffolk has been launched this month, with the first five schools converting to academies under its umbrella.

Friday, April 13, 2018

A successful television presenter has visited an Ipswich college to share her knowledge and experiences with students.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Ten Suffolk primary schools are the latest to have been approved for converting to academies –with two established trusts already confirmed as on board.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Law students at the University of Suffolk have been given a behind-the-scenes insight of the workings of Ipswich Crown court.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Students at the school in Woodbridge have been raising money for charity by taking part in their annual Readathon.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

A campaign encouraging youngsters to eat healthy foods and stay active is being launched in Suffolk.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

The children at a Great Finborough school put on quite a show last month when they headed to Ipswich for a three-day run of Guys and Dolls.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Children at a Stowmarket school took part in a special community project last week to benefit the local environment.

Monday, April 2, 2018

The school which will be housed on the site of the former Holywells High School will be run by the Samuel Ward Academy Trust.

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Bosses behind the government’s Ipswich Opportunity Area programme to boost education in town have launched the first tenders worth nearly a quarter of a million – with local businesses urged to get involved.

Sunday, April 1, 2018

The Suffolk school that puts children in charge of their own learning is holding a unique conference next weekend to celebrate ‘democratic education’.

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Three former art students at One sixth form in Ipswich have had their work professionally exhibited at a pair of London galleries.

Friday, March 30, 2018

Scores of jobs are under threat at the region’s leading agricultural college.

Friday, March 30, 2018

An Essex teacher and another from the East of England have been awarded payouts totalling more than £300,000 after suffering accidents on school property.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

A struggling Felixstowe school placed in special measures by Ofsted has been warned by the government that it risks having its funding pulled unless urgent improvements are made.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

44 pupils from the school in Woodbridge competed in the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships this month at the Lee Valley Athletics Stadium in London.

Monday, March 26, 2018

Five pupils from the school have been offered places to study at Oxford and Cambridge universities.

Monday, March 26, 2018

Pupils at a Great Finborough school truly embraced the festive spirit last week when they teamed up to donate a mountain of Easter eggs to charity.

Monday, March 26, 2018

A Suffolk teacher had 15 months’ hair growth chopped off to make into wigs for children battling illnesses including cancer.

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Young engineering enthusiasts at a Suffolk school have been brushing up their skills as part of a nationwide competition.

Friday, March 23, 2018

A motion for a full council debate over controversial plans to shake up free school transport has been voted down – despite youngsters as young as 11 making representations in person.

Friday, March 23, 2018

A headteacher has spoken of the importance of reporting inappropriate behaviour after a Suffolk teacher was banned from the profession for life for sending sexually-motivated messages to former pupils.

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