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A project which is thought to be the first of its kind in the UK will see students get first hand experience of the construction industry, without having to leave the comfort of their college campus.

Schools in Suffolk awarded a share of a seven-figure sum for social mobility projects have reported significant successes in the first year.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Fears have been raised that Suffolk may have a systemic problem with how children’s homes are run after a third establishment was given a poor Ofsted rating in the last 10 weeks.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Now they’re high-flying business leaders, but there was a time when these guys were scrawny, nervous teens, eager to impress in their first jobs. We asked local business leaders what valuable skills they picked up from their first experiences of the world of work

Friday, December 7, 2018

Education bosses are admitting some pupils with special needs are forced to stay at home due to a lack of specialist placements.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

This was how a Suffolk school took on the popular Little Shop of Horrors, delighting audiences with their performance of a stage classic.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Her ancestors fought for British women’s suffrage and soon she will become the first chancellor of the University of Suffolk.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Students in Ipswich were given a masterclass in a visit from BAFTA-winning animator Jim Le Fevre.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

The number of fixed term exclusions at Suffolk primary schools has soared in recent years – prompting calls for an overhaul in the Government’s education system.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

A cruise ship star had some inspiring messages for students when he stopped off at his former college on his return from a round the world trip.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Companies from across London and the South East received awards last week at a special event organised by the University of Essex to celebrate successful partnerships with business.

Monday, December 3, 2018

The University of Essex’s radical past helped it snag the title ‘University of the Year.’

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Most school holiday dates will be the same in Suffolk and Essex in 2019 - but the autumn half term are set to fall in a different week.

Sunday, December 2, 2018

In this column, CLARE FLINTOFF - chief executive of ASSET Education, a group of 10 Suffolk primary schools - believes there is much wrong with our education system. However, she has a vision of how to fix it.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Sticker Factory, which provided stickers and rewards to help parents and teachers to motivate children in classrooms, has announced that it has ceased trading and is no longer accepting orders.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Staff and students at Chantry Academy in Ipswich are celebrating after earning a ‘good’ grade from Ofsted - its second rise in rating in three years.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Children’s author Nick Butterworth - who is best known for his Percy the Park Keeper books - has visited two Suffolk primary schools to spread his love of reading and writing.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Flames, smoke and explosions were the order of the day at a spectacular display aimed at inspiring the young scientists of the future.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Visitors to a busy Ipswich shopping centre can enjoy unique views of the seaside thanks to a spectacular new art exhibition by a group of talented college students.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Students from three Ipswich primary schools are in the running to have their festive drawings featured on Suffolk Constabulary’s official Christmas cards.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Our £20,000 big Books for Schools giveaway is gathering pace, with bonus tokens in your newspapers this week. So just how vital is it for schools to get their hands on new books?

Monday, November 26, 2018

Businesses are invited to join a £12m innovation centre which is about to open in our region.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Suffolk schools are being urged to get their applications in for a range of farming-related educational initiatives run by the charity behind the Suffolk Show.

Sunday, November 25, 2018

The famous TV presenter, politician, doctor and scientist, Professor Robert Winston will be visiting Ipswich High School.

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Parents and readers have reacted to the news that an Ipswich school has told parents to send children back 24 hours after the last signs of a sickness following bugs, despite the NHS guidelines stating the quarantine period should be 48 hours.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Ipswich Museum and Christchurch Mansion have set their most ambitious visitor number targets for a decade, in a bid to turn around falling school trips.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Parents at an Ipswich school have expressed concern after they were advised to contradict NHS guidelines and send their children back to school sooner after they have been ill.

Friday, November 23, 2018

A pupil suspended from Ipswich’s Stoke High School after classmates said he may be as old as 30 is actually an adult, it has been reported.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

An inquiry has closed into the age of an Ipswich student following allegations the Year 11 pupil, who claimed to be 15, could actually have been as old as 30.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

A “visionary and ambitious” bid to establish a pioneering multi-million pound centre for technology in the east has been put forward.

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