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Yesterday, 10:18
Parents and children take part in a poetry workshop at Hollesley Primary School.

A Suffolk primary school has praised staff after receiving a “good” inspection report, just two years after being told it ‘requires improvement’.

Wed, 09:00
NUT supporters at a strike rally in Ipswich in 2014

Thousands of teachers are set to strike in Essex and Suffolk next week as part of a national row over pay and conditions.

Wed, 13:19
Firefighters Andy Message and Peter Bromleym, of Fruit and Pledge.

An innovative scheme in Sudbury to tackle obesity in children by encouraging them to eat more fruit and vegetables could be rolled out in other parts of the country.

Wed, 13:14
People gather for the first circular walk of Clare.

A series of circular walks and tours around Clare this summer will encourage people to get active and discover more about the history of the area.

Wed, 13:01
Pupils at Ormiston Sudbury Academy rehearse for their Shakespeare production.

Drama students from Sudbury are set to follow in the footsteps of some of the world’s best known actors when they perform at the home of the Bard in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Wed, 12:00
Gislingham Primary School have introduced a puppy to help children interact and improve their reading skills. Headteacher Julie Welham with pupils.

Meet Tilly, the newest arrival walking the corridors and joining youngsters in the classroom at a Suffolk school.

Tue, 14:52
Guildhall Feoffment Primary School in Bury celebrates its OFSTED report. Headteacher, Sue Herriott is pictured with pupils.

Teachers and children at a Bury St Edmunds school are celebrating after being rated ‘good’ by Ofsted inspectors.

Tue, 12:01
Students at the University of East Anglia. Picture: Supplied

Suffolk’s mental health trust risks financial losses and reputational damage because of its poor performance training medical students.

Mon, 14:30
Murrayfield Primary School

Children from poor or troubled families have “no excuses” for failing at school, an Ipswich headteacher has said.

Mon, 12:13
Cedarwood Primary School in Kesgrave. Stock image.

The Parents and Friends Association of Cedarwood Primary School have begun a Crowdfunding project to raise money for new school play equipment.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Conor Wilmott

An apprentice joiner has described representing Team GB at the 2016 EuroSkills competition as a “dream come true”.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Rainbow Flag at Suffolk Pride outside UCS.

School workers across Suffolk are being encouraged to learn more about how they can improve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality in the classroom.

Monday, June 20, 2016
St Christopher's School, Red Lodge.

A Red Lodge primary school is preparing to become an academy after receiving praise for its improvements since an ‘inadequate’ rating in 2014.

Monday, June 20, 2016
Sarah Waller, from Barnham Primary  Winner of the Rising Star of the Year for Early Yearsat the Raising the Bar awards 2015

Inspirational students who have overcome personal hardship and teachers who go above and beyond their duties will be recognised at a glittering ceremony tonight.

Monday, June 20, 2016
Shane Aldridge and Annie Cronin have taken on 14 apprentices over the last 14 years.

A restaurant owner has revealed that apprentices are helping plug the skills gap in Suffolk’s hospitality sector.

Monday, June 20, 2016
Pupils at Orwell Park School in Ipswich performed a production of Beowulf. Pic: Ted Blackbrow.

Students in Ipswich have been praised after performing a captivating rendition of Beowulf.

Sunday, June 19, 2016
Saving babies live Superhero Class at Tollgate Hall Stanway

Hundreds of Essex babies – some as young as four weeks old – dressed up as their favourite superheroes this week to raise cash for Tommy’s, a pregnancy and baby charity.

Friday, June 17, 2016
UCU National Executive Member Steve Sangwine of Essex picketing

Staff members at the University of Essex will strike tomorrow following a row over pay and conditions.

Friday, June 17, 2016
David Lawrence, exiting Colchester Magistrates' Court

An “angry” dad who posted an offensive comment on a school Facebook post calling staff “child abusers and paedophiles” has been given a restraining order.

Friday, June 17, 2016
Sir Robert Hitcham's Primary School welcomed Gino, an orphaned lamb, recently

An orphaned lamb became a playground star during its visit to a Suffolk primary school.

Friday, June 17, 2016
Little Angels Preschool in Colchester celebrates receiving an Outstanding after its Ofsted inspection for the second time.

Celebrations were in order for an Essex pre-school yesterday after they scored outstanding marks in their Ofsted inspection for the second time running.

Friday, June 17, 2016
Bramfield Primary School

Two schools set to break away from a troubled federation of four rural primaries have received encouraging news from inspectors.

Thursday, June 16, 2016
Sir John Leman High School Headteacher Jeremy Rowe is set to become executive principal of Alde Valley Academy.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

An east Suffolk school aiming to become “outstanding” has appointed a new “super head” to strengthen its leadership team.

Thursday, June 16, 2016
Southwold

Education leaders have warned recruiting teachers in some of Suffolk’s most desirable areas has become increasingly difficult because they cannot afford to move to the county.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Stoke High School  Ormiston Academy, Ipswich.

An Ipswich high school inspected for the first time since becoming an academy has dropped from its previous “good” rating to “requires improvement”.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
West Suffolk College principal Dr Nikos Savvas

West Suffolk College has been given a good rating following an Ofsted inspection last month.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Gemima Christodoulou-Peace is studying Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair at One sixth form.

A female car mechanic in Ipswich is leading the drive against gender stereotyping in the workplace by challenging the belief that some jobs are reserved for men or women.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Terry Baxter, Christine Walters and Gordon Jones at the launch of Raising the Awards 2016.

Inspirational students who have overcome personal hardship and teachers who go above and beyond their duties will be among those recognised at a glittering ceremony next week.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Nicola Housden, Ipswich Rugby Colts and Darren Wright from Suffolk Rugby Union at Ipswich Rugby Club.

Competitors are preparing to put their agility to the test during an ‘It’s a Knockout!’ style obstacle course as part of a new charitable event this summer.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Headteacher, Tina Hosford and pupils at Great Waldingfield Primary School celebrate their Ofsted report.

A primary school labelled as requiring improvement is celebrating after achieving a ‘good’ Ofsted rating at its latest inspection.

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