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Saturday, September 14, 2019

Crowds of concerned parents have voiced their concerns at Suffolk County council's proposed closure of a Woodbridge children's centre.

Friday, September 13, 2019

An internationally-acclaimed tribal tattooist was welcomed to a Suffolk school in a bid to embrace cultural diversity.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

A Suffolk mum has won her battle to get free school transport for her 11-year-old son.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The day to day experience for parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) has yet to change more than six months after a damning report, according to campaigners.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The boss of an academy trust which relinquished control of two Suffolk schools amid government pressure took home a pay packet of nearly £300,000 last year, it has been revealed.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The green light has been given for the last stage of improvement work to provide 210 more places for children at an Ipswich primary school.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

A cash-strapped Suffolk council which has already been forced to make severe cutbacks is facing a seven figure black hole in its school spending, it has emerged.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

An Ipswich school aiming to turn plastic-free while raising awareness of climate change has been recognised with an Eco-Schools Green Flag award.

Monday, September 9, 2019

A petition has been launched over new arrangements over where students can eat and use mobile phones at break and lunch at Copleston High School in Ipswich.

Monday, September 9, 2019

A burst water main in Stowmarket has forced Cedars Park Primary School to close its doors, and led to a busy road being closed.

Friday, September 6, 2019

A Suffolk family may be forced to fork out hundreds of pounds for school transport for the sake of a disputed few feet of footpath.

Friday, September 6, 2019

A school in Ipswich is trialling changes to the hours pupils are in class in a bid to retain teachers and reduce the workload placed on them.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Suffolk's education chief has said he has apologised to parents who have been directly in touch with him over school transport problems.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Education chiefs in Suffolk say "lessons are being learnt" as angry parents hit out at a shake-up in school transport after many of the county's pupils returned to school yesterday.

Monday, September 2, 2019

It's back to school this week with all the usual last minute shopping, earlier nights, butterflies in the stomach and most probably a sleepless night before the first day - and that's just the adults!

Saturday, August 31, 2019

An ex-gang member and a mother whose son was stabbed to death will be speaking in Ipswich about the dangers of knife crime and "county lines" drug-dealing.

Friday, August 30, 2019

A £3.5billion cash injection planned for schools across England is 'too little too late', according to a Suffolk union.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Parent campaigners against controversial changes to school transport have vowed to keep up the pressure on under-fire education chiefs, calling for urgent changes to the policy.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Musician Nik Kershaw and actress Kerry Ellis are among the high profile names to be awarded honorary degrees by the University of Suffolk.

Sunday, August 25, 2019

A children's nursery near Bury St Edmunds has been rated as 'Outstanding' again by school inspectors.

Friday, August 23, 2019

More than 900 applications for home to school transport in Suffolk are yet to be processed despite the fact term starts in less than two weeks time.

Friday, August 23, 2019

The University of Suffolk has teamed up with Suffolk film production company Bruizer for its new student recruitment campaign video.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Schools in Suffolk celebrated an average 7% increase in students achieving a grade 4 or above, according to the county council.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

An Ipswich student who fractured her back in a horseriding accident just two weeks before her GCSE exams has passed with flying colours.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

An Ipswich headteacher who led the transformation of her school from all girls to coeducational is to leave - as her school celebrates a record-breaking set of GCSE results.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

He is better known to viewers of ITV's The Durrells as Gerald - but actor Milo Parker also achieved top GCSE grades this year at a Suffolk school.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

GCSEs are more gruelling than ever before according to an academy principal in Ipswich - who likened the experience to a sportsman training for the Olympics.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Thousands of students across the country will today receive their long-awaited GCSE results - but how did the schools and colleges in Ipswich and Felixstowe perform?

Monday, August 19, 2019

Pupils with special needs are significantly more likely to be suspended from mainstream education than their peers, new figures show.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

The exceptional achievements of Suffolk farming students has been celebrated at an awards event.

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