Education

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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Education news

Nikos Savvas and Alan Whittaker of West Suffolk College and One sixth form

‘We can transform Suffolk’s education’ - West Suffolk College and One sixth form join forces

Two of the biggest education providers in Suffolk are today joining forces to create an academy trust which is designed to raise standards in the county.

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Some school leaders, teachers and parents lack ambition to improve, according to Suffolk County Council

Some Suffolk schools lack ambition to improve, warns county council

Too many school leaders, teachers and parents still do not aspire to turn around Suffolk’s under-performing education system.

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Suffolk has gone up 22 places in the league table for pupils achieving expected standards in reading, writing and maths at Key Stage 2.

Suffolk climbs league table with improving Key Stage 2 SATS results

Results for 11-year-olds in Suffolk are improving, according to the latest SATS results which show the county moving up national league tables.

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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

Some school leaders, teachers and parents lack ambition to improve, according to Suffolk County Council

Some Suffolk schools lack ambition to improve, warns county council

Too many school leaders, teachers and parents still do not aspire to turn around Suffolk’s under-performing education system.

Read full story »

 

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