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Fri, 14:46

An Ipswich family says a school acted with a ‘lack of compassion’ when it split up two sisters minutes after learning their mother had suffered a miscarriage.

Fri, 00:01

The school is one of around 50 in Suffolk where some of the world’s best cyclists will fly past on Friday, September 8 when Britain’s premier road cycling race takes over the county.

Thu, 16:11

Janina Lileikyte-Jones, 33, from Occold, created a garden with the British Ecological Society named ‘Delight in the Dark’.

Thu, 12:09

A Suffolk student studying sports coaching at university has travelled to Africa to help teach cricket and raise awareness of HIV and aids.

Wed, 13:08

Suffolk Libraries have launched a bumper programme of events to entertain children across the county during half term.

Wed, 13:04

Designs for the University of Suffolk graduation gowns have been unveiled.

Wed, 08:53

Advice has been issued to parents and teachers on how they should respond to children’s questions and behaviour in the event of a terrorist attack.

Tue, 14:45

Stratford St Mary has celebrated the launch of its new £23,000 playground - giving the headteacher of the village’s primary school the first go on its zip wire.

Mon, 17:04

Easton and Otley College’s ‘Big Day Out’ returned after a three year hiatus yesterday - attracting thousands to the Otley campus.

Mon, 14:25

Ipswich’s General Election candidates faced a stern grilling from students at Northgate Sixth Form this morning in a Question Time-style debate.

Mon, 06:49

An Ipswich school playing field was transformed into a sea of colour as runners young and old took on a race for charity.

Mon, 06:19

Members of the largest teachers’ union appealed to shoppers in Ipswich to ‘vote for the future of education’ in next month’s General Election.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

A suite of nap rooms have been created at the University of Essex to help students take a break from exams.

Friday, May 19, 2017

The number of school days lost to unapproved holidays in Suffolk last autumn rose by almost 2,500 year-on-year, new figures show.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Ipswich High School for Girls hosted the UK’s largest pop-up planetarium on Friday, where youngsters could see the planets, stars and solar system come to life.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Thousands of students in Suffolk and Essex have this week sat their GCSE exams, but can you correctly answer these eight sample GCSE questions?

Thursday, May 18, 2017

A blind footballer who has competed in the Paralympic Games visited an Ipswich school to inspire children to strive for success.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

An education charity has won the right to relocate the pre-prep department of an independent school leaving the vacant space available for 32 new homes.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Talented musicians at One sixth form in Ipswich will be playing a concert in Stowmarket this evening to raise funds for an autism charity.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Schools in Ipswich are axing classroom assistants to save money, and a union head has warned “teachers will be next”.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Shadow cabinet member Angela Rayner has visited Sidegate Primary School in Ipswich to promote Labour’s education policy – and see youngsters preparing for their own election.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A 98-year-old former teacher from Ipswich donned a cap and gown to pick up an honorary degree for her achievements in education.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Thousands of students across Suffolk and north Essex are preparing to sit their GCSEs - but can you answer some of the questions?

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Practical support for entrepreneurs and new business start-ups on courses at the Eastern Enterprise Hub.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A former high school teacher, who left the classroom to provide one-to-one tuition and exam preparation, believes many students are ‘surviving rather than thriving’ in a system so focussed on results.

Monday, May 15, 2017

A former headteacher who was cleared of assaulting a child but later sacked from his school in connection with the allegation was unfairly dismissed.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Classrooms are now “overwhelmingly calm” after a clampdown on poor behaviour by the new headteacher of an under-performing secondary school in Ipswich.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Exams...Love them or hate them, they are the final leg of a long journey.

Monday, May 15, 2017

With headteachers dealing with rising numbers of children questioning their identity across the country reportedly, we are asking for your thoughts on gender-neutral uniforms and bathrooms at school.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Youngsters have a calm and relaxing new environment to inspire a love of reading.

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