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Education news

Yesterday, 19:32

Education chiefs have praised the above-national A-level results in Suffolk amid radical changes to the exam system and curriculum.

Yesterday, 17:52

Hundreds of sixth-formers today received their long-awaited A-level grades across west Suffolk following the biggest exam shake-up in a generation.

Yesterday, 17:14

Hundreds of sixth-formers have discovered their much-anticipated A-level grades across east Suffolk following the biggest exam shake-up in a generation.

Yesterday, 23:35

A 23-year-old woman from Ipswich got an insight into sports therapy at an elite level with a placement at a top basketball club in Spain.

Yesterday, 13:46

For one Bury St Edmunds student, the experience of sitting her A-level exams was a lot less traumatic than her GCSEs.

Yesterday, 13:26

Alan Whittaker, principal of One sixth form in Ipswich, calls for period of stability in education after biggest A-level and GCSE reforms in a generation.

Yesterday, 12:37

An aspiring data scientist praised for developing a ground-breaking gadget which predicts pupils’ GCSE results has won a place at a top university to develop the project for real.

Yesterday, 10:02

An East Anglian college principal has quit following a damning Ofsted report.

Yesterday, 07:51

Hundreds of sixth-formers today discovered their long-awaited A-level grades across north-east Essex following the biggest exam shake-up in a generation.

Yesterday, 07:35

Thousands of students in Suffolk and Essex receive their long-awaited A-level results today, with early reports suggesting the region could post an unexpected rise in results amid national concerns over toughened-up reforms and exam “chaos”.

Yesterday, 07:27

Thousands of students in Suffolk today find out their A-level results. Here is a guide for parents and students about what happens on the day and what to do after discovering your results, with advice from the University of Suffolk and UCAS.

Tue, 12:16

Eleven people from the county and beyond will receive their awards in ceremonies taking place this autumn.

Mon, 18:25

An Ipswich Beaver Scouts group has been given a £500 cash boost to buy new sports and camping equipment.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Technology students at One sixth form in Ipswich put their building skills to the test to craft a soap box vehicle in a national challenge.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Laughter yoga, video blogging and languages will be among the leisure learning courses at Suffolk New College this September.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Youngsters with special education needs from schools in Suffolk got the chance to meet a team of disabled motorsport drivers with a special trip to Snetterton.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Jo Flack is spearheading a fundraising campaign for a cause close to her heart. And if she succeeds, it could transform the life chances of vulnerable young people. Sheena Grant reports.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A drama teacher at an Essex school has been banned from the classroom after having sex with a pupil in her car and taking her to see a West End musical.

Monday, August 7, 2017

The University of Essex contributes more than half a billion pounds to the UK economy, according to a study.

Monday, August 7, 2017

A playgroup on the Shotley peninsula is appealing its latest Ofsted report after going from ‘good’ to ‘requires improvement’.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Richard Lister OBE, the founding vice-chancellor of the University of Suffolk whose “exceptional leadership” has steered its rapid evolution, has announced he will retire in autumn 2018.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Suffolk education chiefs want more headteachers to pledge to take up the scheme to get hundreds more primary school children running, jogging or walking a mile at school every day.

Friday, August 4, 2017

With numbers replacing letters in some GCSE results this year, reflecting a new tougher curriculum, here is a guide to the new system for parents in Suffolk and Essex.

Friday, August 4, 2017

The first group of adults to complete 10-week leisure learning courses at Chantry Academy in Ipswich celebrated with a special presentation evening.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

The vehicle, built in 1996 by Tendring Technology College design and technology teacher Simon Clapson, has regularly competed in the Shell Eco-marathon, which challenges young engineers from around the world to design, build and drive energy-efficient vehicles.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

The new agreement has been hailed by the university and will see “several” students start next month.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

The University of Suffolk has appealed against the lowest-ranked award it received in the first major Olympic-styled assessment of higher education teaching standards. Vice-chancellor Richard Lister explains why in an exclusive interview.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

The full Ofsted report of Ixworth Free School. Inspection dates: June 20-21. Overall rating: Requires Improvement.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Ixworth Free School, which cost the taxpayer an estimated £5-7million to open in September 2014, has been criticised by Ofsted over attracting and retaining students and teachers in its first inspection.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

A Waveney primary school could be moved to a new sponsor after a poor Ofsted report saw the government threaten to end its funding.

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