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Education news

Thu, 08:36

Current and former governors of crisis-hit Easton and Otley College have hit out at a decision to reject a merger bid from the University of East Anglia (UEA) - despite strong support for the option.

Wed, 19:39

Elmer's Big Parade and an Ipswich barbers are giving four young Town fans the chance to lead the team out at Portman Road next season.

Wed, 15:15

Youngsters from Ipswich journeyed back in time to enjoy a day of history in art and stories.

Education chiefs have warned that schools in Suffolk deliberately encouraging poorly performing pupils to quit school for home education are being monitored.

Wed, 06:20

A school in Ipswich is preparing to unveil a brand new sports pavilion to help boost students' physical activities as part of a wider investment plan.

Tue, 16:14

Parents have been warned to make sure their children are well fed after figures revealed nearly a fifth of Suffolk pupils struggle to concentrate at school due to hunger.

Tue, 07:30

A Suffolk pre-school has come under fire from inspectors after insects and weeds were found in sandpits on site.

Mon, 15:57

It is often said parents can make all the difference to a child's education and upbringing. But now an Ipswich school has recognised the contribution grandparents can make with a special day for the older generation.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Ipswich High School is here to make its students as happy as possible - that is the message from two of the newest appointments at the Suffolk independent school.

Friday, June 7, 2019

The chair of governors at Easton and Otley College has admitted that the plans for its break-up are "not quite what I hoped for".

Friday, June 7, 2019

Where do you go if you are starting out in life and want to become a top farmer or an agricultural pioneer?

Three speech and language schools in Suffolk which had been earmarked for closure are set to be converted to specialist units attached to mainstream schools, education chiefs have said.

Friday, June 7, 2019

There are question marks over why a bid from a top university to partner up with Easton and Otley College after its two failed Ofsteds was rejected.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

High schools around Suffolk are being encouraged to teach children about the realities of carrying a knife ahead of the summer holidays.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

If one voice standing up to racism can make a difference, a chorus of children is very powerful indeed.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

A school with a special connection to one of Britain's most famous Second World War brigades held a moving commemorative service to marks its role in Suffolk.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

A brand new school for children with special needs is to be named after Ipswich Town legend Sir Bobby Robson.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Hundreds of pupils with special needs have been waiting too long for proper support, with the council consistently missing its 20-week target for processing vital new care plans.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

A land-based college operating across Suffolk and Norfolk is set to be broken up after being rated 'inadequate' by Ofsted inspectors.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

David Walliams is bidding to save Essex libraries threatened with closure - and now the acclaimed author Dame Jacqueline Wilson and singer-songwriter Billy Bragg have shown their support.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Musical fans in Ipswich have been told to have their jazz hands at the ready as Suffolk One students prepare for a one-night musical extravaganza.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

An Ipswich nursery have been handed more than £1,600 for improved security lighting following a stabbing which happened in a nearby carpark last year.

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Ofsted is making some changes to the way they inspect schools in Suffolk and other local authority areas and it means parents will need to know about how it works to help them interpret inspection reports ahead of choosing a school for their child,

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Angel Rimron-Molloy is following in the footsteps of her heros publishing her first fantasy novel, despite struggling with dyslexia though her childhood.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Children at a primary school in Felixstowe will see a major change when they return from the half term break following the sudden departure of their headteacher.

More than 800 children in Suffolk are being taught at home according to new figures - including eight confirmed cases in one year where schools pressured parents to home educate so as not to bring down school results.

Friday, May 31, 2019

Two agricultural apprentices shone through in a competition to find Suffolk's most promising future farming leaders.

Friday, May 31, 2019

An Ipswich student has won a prestigious mastermind competition, beating others from across the county in a battle of the brains.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Families from across the county have shared their heartbreaking stories of children in crisis as part of an impassioned march to protest against government cuts.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

The start of Elmer's Big Parade Suffolk is a step closer as a herd of "young Elmers" were revealed at the 2019 Suffolk Show.

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