Education news

Yesterday, 16:33

Five schools from across Suffolk have converted to academy status in a bid to work together in a new partnership.

Yesterday, 07:30

A university admissions chief has offered some reassurance to A-level students concerned about losing out on skills due to school closures and exam cancellations.

Thu, 16:30

Ipswich School has made more than 150 visors for local healthcare workers – and said it is prepared to make more for those in need.

Wed, 16:10

A voucher scheme for children who are missing out on free school meals during the coronavirus crisis is being launched by the Government in response to concerns voiced by parents and carers.

Tue, 16:14

Dozens of pairs of goggles have been donated to a doctors surgery near Stowmarket which is fighting the coronavirus outbreak.

Tue, 13:44

Schools which are providing care for children of key workers are to remain open over the Easter holidays to ensure there are safe places for youngsters while their parents work during the national emergency.

Tue, 11:30

Suffolk Babies are taking their classes online during the coronavirus pandemic - enabling families to take part from home.

Tue, 11:06

Children at Copleston High School have made up food boxes from surplus goods in their school’s canteen to help feed hungry Ipswich Hospital workers fighting coronavirus on the frontline.

Mon, 05:30

What might lie in store for us after the coronavirus crisis is over? One expert gives his view.

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Parents have spoken of the challenges of homeschooling children with special educational needs and disability (SEND) and have shared their tips.

Sunday, March 29, 2020

A Suffolk headteacher has been given a gold star by parents for his message of support and advice over concerns about their children’s schooling during the coronavirus lockdown.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

The lambing season has begun at Suffolk Rural in Otley – but this year minus the crowds.

Friday, March 27, 2020

A huge thank you has been expressed to teachers and school staff across Suffolk while they care for the children of key workers leading the country’s battle against coronavirus.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Parents are still expected to hear whether their child has got their preferred primary school place next month.

Friday, March 27, 2020

In today’s EADT Daily podcast an Ipswich teacher talks homeschooling tips, how coronavirus is impacting his GCSE students, and why it’s important to give Year 11s a proper goodbye.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Leaders of an Ipswich primary school say it is making “rapid” progress after an Ofsted report highlighted areas it needs to improve.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

The challenges posed by the coronavirus lockdown is putting many parents into unchartered territory but for those with childen who have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) there is increased difficulty.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Whining about snacks, snoozing in the sunshine and swimming lessons in the bath - homeschooling certainly has its highs and lows.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

As many parents are trying to home school their children during the Coronavirus isolation staff and students at West Suffolk College have decided they are able to step in and offer some ‘Animal Magic’ to those home school lessons.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Children and their families across Suffolk have been finding new ways of getting fit during the coronavirus lockdown thanks to online fitness classes.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Schools in Suffolk caring for the children of key workers and vulnerable people are raising concerns about the lack of infection control, medical training or supplies teachers have available.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

With schools closed to all but the children of key workers and the vulnerable, one educator has released a handy guide of how to home school successfully.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Prime minister Boris Johnson has announced that from Friday onwards, all schools in the UK will close until further notice to contain the coronavirus outbreak - leaving many parents to wonder how they will educate their children.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Suffolk headteachers have been “blindly running through the dark” today under the pressure of caring for the children of key workers and the vulnerable whilst attempting to control the COVID-19 outbreak.

Monday, March 23, 2020

A well-known Ipswich playgroup is celebrating a staggering 50 years of caring for children and is appealing for memories and photographs – can you spot yourself in these ones?

Monday, March 23, 2020

They had hoped to dress up in glitzy prom gowns and dresses to say an emotional and memorable farewell that would live with them forever.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Many parents today will be faced with the task of helping to ensure their children continue to get an education - and for some while also juggling work.

Sunday, March 22, 2020

A land-based college has joined forces with one of the world’s largest garden plant and seed companies to create a growing partnership.

Friday, March 20, 2020

GCSE and A-level students across Suffolk will be given a grade that reflects the standard of their work in the academic year in lieu of exams, the government has announced.

Friday, March 20, 2020

Schools across Suffolk, Essex and the rest of the country will close this afternoon as the fight against coronavirus steps up another gear - however, children whose parents are classed as being ‘key workers’ will still be eligible to attend.

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