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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.

Friday, August 16, 2019

A vice principal has lashed out at those who claim A-levels are being "dumbed down" - as early figures suggest the pass rate in Suffolk has dropped in the past year.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

While many students use gap years to go travelling on extraordinary adventures, this Ipswich student used his year out to achieve his dream of studying at the University of Cambridge.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

It wasn't only Cameron's mind that was racing as the champion 200m sprinter crossed the finish line on A-level results day.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

After two years of hard work, thousands of students across Suffolk and Essex will today receive their A-level results - but how did schools in Ipswich and Felixstowe perform?

Thursday, August 15, 2019

It's a huge day for young people across the county - with thousands of students receiving their long-awaited A-Level results. How did your child's school or college perform?

Thursday, August 15, 2019

It's a big day for pupils awaiting their A-Level results in Suffolk and north Essex, as universities across the region battle it out to recruit undergraduates.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

The University of Suffolk has issued guidance to A-level students who may need to apply for a university place through Clearing today.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

A former pupil at a special school where abuse was said to be "institutionalised" has become the third to die during a prolonged legal fight for justice.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

A principal described as being a 'visionary' has retired from his role at One Sixth Form College in Ipswich.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Exam results aren't the only thing students will be picking up this Thursday - as the king of peri-peri chicken is giving out free food to celebrate the big day.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Parents in Suffolk have been told the county council is unable to deal with new applications for places on school transport buses before the start of term next month.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

More than 200 children from across Suffolk took part in a rocket science masterclass, firing different types of aircraft as high as they could into the sky.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

A new swap shop for school clothing is to be set up in a part of Ipswich amid fears that "many residents simply can't afford brand new uniforms".

Monday, August 12, 2019

A glowing Ofsted report has rated an Ipswich nursery 'outstanding' in all areas for the second time in a row - much to the delight of children, parents and staff.

Sunday, August 11, 2019

A reunion of Northgate School pupils has made our columnist Clare Flintoff look back, reflect and re-evaluate what progress there has been in education.

Friday, August 9, 2019

Staff at a Suffolk nursery in Petistree near Woodbridge have said they are "devastated" after Ofsted inspectors rated it 'inadequate'.

Friday, August 9, 2019

A 17-year-old carpentry student has carved her way into the history books after being named Easton and Otley College's student of the year.

Friday, August 9, 2019

Three mental health teams are set to be created which will go into schools and offer mental health support, thanks to a £2million cash boost.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Suffolk's poorer pupils are lagging further behind their peers in the formative years of their education, new figures show.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Former pupils who were beaten and sexually abused by teachers at a boarding school could have compensation delayed due to a missed payment from its owners.

Monday, August 5, 2019

A Suffolk primary school has seen its Ofsted rating slip from 'outstanding' to 'requires improvement' nearly six years since its last inspection.

Saturday, August 3, 2019

One of Ipswich's main schools is to teach more creative arts such as music and drama in a bid to give students a new outlet for expressing themselves.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Plans for a new stand-alone sixth form centre which will support 300 students from across Suffolk, have been revealed.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Fresh criticism has been levelled at school transport bosses after new data revealed parents of more than 1,000 Suffolk children were still waiting to hear about provision just weeks before term.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

A school has revealed its "constant concern" over whether students cycling to school wear helmets - after it was revealed only a "small minority" do so.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

In a world of WhatsApp, Messenger and Snapchat, it can be all too easy for the young generation to stay in touch with friends and family by hardly saying a word. But now a school in Ipswich is preparing to teach students the value of a good, old-fashioned, face-to-face conversation - so they feel more confident talking to adults in the real world.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

A small independent school near Ipswich has been told it "requires improvement" for the second time running after inspectors raised concerns over its management.

Monday, July 29, 2019

It's got 450 'laws', but no compulsory lessons, homework or exams - some may be baffled by Summerhill School's unorthodox teaching methods, but its principal believes its "free-range children" are perfectly prepped for the outside world.

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