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Calls have been made by education champions in Suffolk to bring poorly performing academies back under council control.

Saturday, April 20, 2019

A petition to protect speech and language hubs across Suffolk has reached more than 1,000 signatures only a week after it was launched.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Children with special educational needs and disabilities in Suffolk are missing out on millions of pounds in funding, according to new data.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

A rural Mid Suffolk landmark could be getting a new lease of life as a special school, if plans are approved.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

A Felixstowe primary school has been praised for its vibrant school community and behaviour of pupils in its latest Ofsted visit.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

A lack of ‘good’ and ‘outstanding’ Suffolk primary schools has been blamed for an increase in the numbers of children missing out on their parents’ preferred choices.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

One Ipswich High School student has single-handedly built her own cabin while juggling her A-level studies.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Parents in Suffolk are waking up on National Offer Day to the news of their primary school places application – with many overjoyed to have secured a place at their first choice school.

Monday, April 15, 2019

The death of Holbrook Academy headteacher Simon Letman has left his students, staff and community in a state of shock.

Monday, April 15, 2019

This week parents and carers in Suffolk will be finding out whether their child has made their first choice primary school on National Offer Day.

Monday, April 15, 2019

One in ten pupils were persistently absent from schools in Suffolk and Essex last year, according to latest government figures.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Did playing the recorder, piano, trombone or triangle at school start a lifelong musical passion - or did your interest last for just a few weeks?

Friday, April 12, 2019

One young protester in Ipswich is blazing a trail as the leader of the town’s school strikes to prevent a climate catastrophe.

Friday, April 12, 2019

A shake-up of specialist speech and language services for children - which could see three centres closed - aims to support more of the 2,300 youngsters in need of help, education chiefs claim.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Suffolk is set to benefit from £45.6million of extra funding to meet increasing demand for specialist school places.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

A major bid to create a pioneering Institute of Technology in East Anglia was one of just three to be rejected after the government announced the recipients of a £170million funding pot.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Children as young as three came to Ipswich Waterstones to meet Onjali Q Rauf – the award-winning author behind the popular children’s book which follows a Syrian refugee in an English school.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Pupils from a Suffolk school have put on a rocking performance in a musical based on hit Hollywood film, School of Rock.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

A number of children’s centres across Suffolk are under threat of closure as part of a wide-ranging review of services, it has been revealed.

Friday, April 5, 2019

A multi-academy trust which runs schools across Suffolk for pupils who need extra support has appointed a fully funded Police Community Support Officer to help pupils and staff.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Three popular high schools across east Suffolk have had their plans to form a multi-academy trust approved, which will help safeguard under-threat subjects.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Are you thinking about progressing your career or starting a new one? Here’s some advice from the University of Suffolk.

Friday, April 5, 2019

In the latest instalment in our series about multicultural Ipswich, we take a look at how schools in the town have embraced diversity.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Music stars of tomorrow are set to show off their talent at Suffolk One’s annual spring concert.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Suffolk’s crisis-hit special educational needs service has been handed a boost as funding has been confirmed for a new school in Ipswich.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

An Ipswich school is celebrating a successful Ofsted inspection after the regulating body rated it as “good”.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Ipswich Prep School welcomed author Nick Butterworth back to the school to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his first Percy the Park Keeper book, One Snowy Night.

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Speaking in front of an audience is something many adults find daunting, so how are Ipswich schools helping children ‘find their voice’?

Friday, March 29, 2019

Elephants might be known for their stomping, but this Elmer for a local primary school likes to waddle.

Friday, March 29, 2019

A flagship secondary school rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted has seen its inspection grading plummet – making it the fourth top-rated school in Suffolk in just a matter of weeks to see its rating fall dramatically.

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