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Tue, 14:29

An apparent child abduction attempt in Ipswich has prompted a primary school to renew its ‘stranger danger’ advice to pupils today.

Tue, 13:19

The former Thurleston High School has been removed from special measures and achieved its highest Ofsted rating for more than 15 years.

Yesterday, 00:01

Ipswich will receive a share of a £60m school improvement scheme after being identified as a social mobility ‘coldspot’, the government is set to announce today.

Tue, 16:21

A nursery in Hintlesham is appealing its latest Ofsted report after it’ received an ‘inadequate’ rating.

Mon, 13:11

An Ipswich school is to be closed for at least three days after a leaking water fountain flooded the building, soaking hundreds of books as well as children’s PE kit.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Chantry Academy in Ipswich will be launching a series of workshops as part of its bid to help provide education opportunities for adults in its catchment area.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Prospective AS and A-level students could soon be pulling on a Leiston shirt, after the Ryman Premier League Blues teamed up with Kesgrave High School this week.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Parents have until this weekend to apply for a primary school place for their children this September.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

As our thoughts turn to sunnier climes and summer holidays, you might find yourself wondering what the term dates are for the rest of the year.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Rising numbers of parents in Suffolk are being fined for taking children out of school during term time despite a father’s landmark legal victory against a £60 fine.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Highways bosses at Suffolk County Council have said that a section of Woodbridge Road outside St Helen’s Primary School in Ipswich is not eligible for a 20mph zone – despite a petition with more than 1,000 signatures backing the plan.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

A Suffolk sculptor’s tribute to the late, great David Bowie is being shown at a film screening taking place on today’s anniversary of his death.

Monday, January 9, 2017

The number of primary school children whose first language is not English has more than doubled to over 4,000 since the start of the decade in Suffolk.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Babies, toddlers and staff at a Suffolk nursery are celebrating today after receiving a glowing Ofsted report.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

A struggling primary school in Ipswich has been taken over by a new sponsor in a bid to continue its improvement.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Young entrepreneurs, businesses and academics across Suffolk are being urged to make the most of a new £5.5million facility which aims to become a hub for technology firms and promote innovative projects.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

School’s out for a popular Ipswich headteacher who has called time on her 16-year headteaching career to pursue other education projects.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Crime and thriller novels proved to be the most popular borrowed library books in Suffolk this year.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Pupils from Rose Hill Primary School, Ipswich are presenting an exhibition of their work at the University of Suffolk.

Monday, December 19, 2016

A school in Ipswich which was rated as ‘requires improvement’ by Ofsted two years ago has failed to improve to the ‘good’ rating in its latest inspection.

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Christmas is the busiest time of year for many of us not least, the musical pupils of a Suffolk high school, where band members and choristers have been entertaining five concert audiences in recent days.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

St Mark’s Catholic Primary School has been ranked as the best-performing primary school in Ipswich for the 2016 Key Stage Two results.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Key Stage 2 SATs results were published in full on Thursday and here we list every primary in Suffolk so you can compare your local schools.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Verified results for heavily-disputed, toughed-up tests taken at the end of primary school are set to be released on Thursday morning.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

An Ipswich primary school which closed over issues with their central heating this week is opening again tomorrow.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Children at a Suffolk primary school cooked up a storm at a baking workshop hosted by an extra special guest.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Over the past few weeks school children all over Ipswich and Felixstowe have been rehearsing ready for the Nativity performances.

Monday, December 12, 2016

An Ipswich primary school will be closed for at least the next two days due to emergency repair work to its heating system.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Strong leadership, major improvements to teaching and creating a “happy and caring” environment are key reasons why an Ipswich primary school has been rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.

Friday, December 9, 2016

A primary school in Martlesham Heath has been awarded Ofsted’s top rating of Outstanding in its latest report – and held a two-day festival of learning with parents to celebrate.

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