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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Cllr Robert Everitt, presenting the laptops to Phoenix Rising during one of its sessions at the Info Bar in Bury.

Vulnerable adults across Suffolk given laptop help

Around 100 vulnerable adults from across Suffolk, including at centres in Bury St Edmunds and Haverhill, are to gain free educational support thanks to a council’s donation of old laptops.

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Award winners pictured above  Front left to right Alex Pope, Nick Webber, Isobel Harding-Payne, Abigail Walton. Back row left to right Evie Smith, Olivia Bixby, Alton Huinda

Students at Ormiston Sudbury Academy rewarded for sporting success

More than 80 students and 150 parents attended a presentation evening at their school to highlight achievement in sport.

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Cliff Lane Primary School in Ipswich.

Teachers could be leaving Cliff Lane Primary School in Ipswich

An Ipswich school is remaining tight-lipped over proposed changes which could see teachers leave and senior management altered.

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John Nice – Doing Nicely

A view of Johannesburg's skyline. Photo: PA Photo/South Africa Tourism.

Doing Nicely: Foreign trips are crucial for students’ development

This is a time to dream of foreign climes and beaches - the old fly and flop as I heard it described on the radio recently.

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Geoff Barton – Education Matters

Geoff Barton, headteacher of King Edward VI School with members of a school squash team

Education Matters: We must learn from international school partners

One of the least dazzling moments in my decidedly unstellar school career was studying A-level French, writes headteacher Geoff Barton.

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Raising the Bar - Suffolk County Council

John Grose chairman Ian Twinley receives the business partner of the year award at the Raising the Bar Awards 2015 from Julie Mills of WS Training.

John Grose raising bar for Suffolk young people

John Grose chairman Ian Twinley proudly received the business partner of the year award on behalf of the motor group at the Raising the Bar Awards 2015.

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