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Yesterday, 11:29

Water has been restored to a Suffolk school after a burst pipe and subsequent sinkhole forced it to close yesterday.

Thu, 16:34

Youngsters at St Helen’s Primary School in Ipswich are preparing for their first performance outside of school with a special two-date show at DanceEast.

Thu, 15:34

A robotics club at a Suffolk primary school have been crowned champions at a national competition.

Thu, 14:21

The University of Suffolk is continuing to buck the national trend as application numbers soar despite a national downturn.

Thu, 13:10

Pupils from Whitton Community Primary School have been out in Ipswich selling Indian recipe cards - with a packet of spices to add a kick to the dish.

Thu, 12:52

Spectators of a sixth form production helped raise more than £200 to support Suffolk people suffering from AIDS and HIV.

Thu, 12:40

A Felixstowe pre-schoool is determind to prove it is a good school following criticisms by Ofsted inspectors.

Thu, 10:01

Students and staff from St Joseph’s College will be strutting the catwalk to raise money for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) on Saturday.

Wed, 15:51

Ipswich High School for Girls will be featured on tonight’s episode of the Quest TV show Salvage Hunters.

Wed, 13:29

An Ipswich nursery owner has warned the government’s decision to offer 30 free hours of childcare a week to parents could result in the closures of early year providers in the town.

Wed, 06:30

A former Archbishop of Canterbury was the guest preacher at an event celebrating the long history of Ipswich School this week.

Wed, 06:20

Staff and pupils at Tattingstone Primary School celebrated the school’s 175th birthday last week with a special Victorian-themed day.

Tue, 18:40

St Andrews pre-school thanks local community for ‘overwhelming’ support after raising over £600 following ‘devastating’ break in.

Tue, 17:43

Nigel Burgoyne, headteacher at Kesgrave High School, said budget reserves are becoming depleted after years of savings, leaving Suffolk’s school leaders “struggling” to avoid staff redundancies and curriculum cuts.

Tue, 15:20

Students at Finborough School have performed Oliver! at the DanceEast Theatre in Ipswich.

Tue, 14:39

The peer who chaired the inquiry into the death of Baby P will be delivering the keynote speech at a University of Suffolk social care conference.

Tue, 13:52

Year 2 pupils at Oaks Primary School in Ipswich were able to experience being bestselling authors for the day, with a special in-store book launch and signing at Waterstones.

Tue, 10:45

The first sponsors have been unveiled for this year’s Raising the Bar Awards, but time is running out for people to nominate unsung educational heroes across Suffolk.

Mon, 22:56

A Suffolk arts project for people with learning disabilities is transforming the lives of those who take part, giving them an outlet to express themselves and meet new friends.

Mon, 20:18

The future looks bright for one teenage art prodigy from Essex who is enjoying growing recognition for his designs.

Mon, 15:46

More than half of Suffolk parents whose children have special educational needs do not believe their child is given the opportunity to achieve their best, a new study has revealed.

Mon, 13:57

Hundreds of pupils from Ipswich High School for Girls took part in an extreme triathlon challenge as part of the school’s drive to raise £10,000 for the Woolverstone Wing at Ipswich Hospital.

Mon, 08:00

Supervised tooth brushing is set to be launched in nursery and primary schools in Suffolk to tackle the rising problem of tooth decay among children.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Ipswich School has handed over more than £3,800 to Macmillan Cancer Support after a fundraising push during the autumn.

Friday, March 17, 2017

It may be 100 years since thousands of Suffolk soldiers fought – and died – on the battlefields around Arras in northern France, but the First World War will come vividly to life for a group of Ipswich students next month.

Friday, March 17, 2017

The manager and staff are positive role models, children are given a broad range of activities in a calm and friendly atmosphere, and staff work closely with parents to understand children’s needs, the education watchdog said.

Friday, March 17, 2017

A balloon launched into space by a Hertfordshire secondary school has landed in the sea near Felixstowe.

Friday, March 17, 2017

A group of students from the University of Suffolk and high schools in Ipswich are to visit France next month to help mark the centenary of one of the crucial battles of the First World War.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

At least two parents have been involved in collisions near St Helen’s Primary School in Woodbridge Road in the last year, headteacher Kate Hodgetts said. A 20mph zone will now be put in place along a section of the road.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

A playgroup in Grundisburgh has insisted it is “thriving” despite dropping from ‘good’ to ‘inadequate’ in its latest Ofsted inspection.

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