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Wed, 10:00

A day nursery is celebrating being given an outstanding grade by Ofsted at its most recent inspection.

Wed, 10:00
Pupils and staff at Thomas Wolsey School on the site of the teepee that was vandalised.

The headteacher of a special school in Ipswich left devastated after a much-loved teepee was destroyed in a fire has thanked the community for its fundraising help.

Tue, 11:00
The Northgate High School team competing at a regional heat in Ford Dunton

Northgate High School pupils are preparing for a grand prix experience as they compete in the finals of the Greenpower International Kit Car competition.

David Acton, Hannah Hutch and Patti Love in Jane Wenham-The Witch of Walkern, which is touring Suffolk and Essex

A leading Suffolk private school has cancelled a play by an Oscar-winning and National Theatre-sponsored playwright because of fears about bad language and its subject matter which covers child abuse.

Mon, 15:46
Heart FM DJ Dave Taylor during the charity busking session on the Cornhill in Ipswich where he was accompanied by his producer Nick mellamphy and students from Ipswich High School for Girls.

Heart FM breakfast DJ Dave Taylor took on a charity challenge with a difference this afternoon – learning to busk classic songs with the help of high school students.

Saturday, October 3, 2015
Are you a budding young writer?

Are you a wizard with words? Does your imagination race at 100 miles an hour and keep you awake at night?

Thursday, October 1, 2015
Principal of St Mary's Academy in Mildenhall forecasts positive future inspections from Ofsted

The headteacher of a Mildenhall academy is “confident” the school will be rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted in the near future after a recent inspection found it to miss the mark.

Thursday, October 1, 2015
Sizewell B community liaison manager, Niki Rousseau cuts the ribbon at the opening of Alde Valley Academy’s new post-16 centre

Leiston: A former pupil had the task of opening her old school’s post-16 centre.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Rhymes Nursery at Martlesham Heath.

A dispute over whether children’s privacy at a nursery is protected when using the toilet facilities is at the centre of a “frustrating” Ofsted report.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Zoe hambling receiving her award for her winning film

Handed the tag line ‘Cool Like Keith’ a team of students from West Suffolk College scripted, filmed and produced a mock documentary on comic presenter Keith Lemon - inless than 48 hours.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Maria Broadbent, of Bury St Edmunds restaurant Casa Del Mar, with King Edward VI School students.

A high school in Bury St Edmunds has held a celebration of the “vibrant” cultures and languages of Europe.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Cedars Park Primary School, stowmarket

A headteacher who was cleared of assaulting a child 12 months ago has still not returned to work.

Monday, September 28, 2015
Kersey Primary School is the first school to sign up for the St Elizabeth Hospice Reindeer Run 2015.

Schoolchildren at Kersey Primary School have helped launch St Elizabeth Hospice’s Reindeer Run.

John Nice - Doing Nicely

Sunday, July 26, 2015

This is a time to dream of foreign climes and beaches - the old fly and flop as I heard it described on the radio recently.

Raising the Bar

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The leader behind Suffolk’s ambitious target to make all schools ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ in less than 18 months has called on Ofsted to inspect schools more quickly.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Some school leaders, teachers and parents lack ambition to improve, according to Suffolk County Council

Too many school leaders, teachers and parents still do not aspire to turn around Suffolk’s under-performing education system.

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Amy Mann, Annie Ashwell, Faye Nichol, and Hannah Goldsmith gather to see Faye's good GCSE results at Clacton County High School.

While some schools are celebrating record GCSE results others are considering applying for mass re-marks in some subjects.

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Students were jumping for joy at their A-level results - but you'd never have known it from the muted response from the county council.

Suffolk’s education system hasn’t had a great time over recent years as other counties have motored up the league tables leaving us lagging behind.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
John Grose chairman Ian Twinley receives the business partner of the year award at the Raising the Bar Awards 2015 from Julie Mills of WS Training.

John Grose chairman Ian Twinley proudly received the business partner of the year award on behalf of the motor group at the Raising the Bar Awards 2015.

Geoff Barton - Education Matters

Thursday, July 23, 2015

One of the least dazzling moments in my decidedly unstellar school career was studying A-level French, writes headteacher Geoff Barton.

School Sport

Tue, 11:00

Girls at a Suffolk school are celebrating after winning a hockey championship for the fourth year running.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Sir Robert Hitcham’s Primary School has submitted plans to Suffolk Coastal District Council to remove the outdoor pool, which hasn’t been used for several years.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Michael Bartram, preparing to accept his gold medal

Michael Bartram and Joshua Hulse both scooped gold medals as Suffolk athletes enjoyed their best ever set of results, at the annual English Schools Track & Field Championships, held at Gateshead.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The Suffolk School Sports Games at Bury Leisure Centre. Competitiors take part in the 75 metre race.

This year saw the fourth hosting of the annual Suffolk School summer sports festivals, delivered by Suffolk Sport and supported by the School Games Organiser network, providing excellent competition.

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Hollie Clement of St Joesphs College, Ipswich who has just signed for Chelsea Ladies Football Academy

Blue is the colour for a young Ipswich footballer as she attempts to emulate England’s World Cup stars.

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Matt Hunter

Education correspondent

Email | 01473 324802

Matt’s focus is on covering the best education stories in Suffolk and north Essex. He works with schools, colleges, universities to profile the best and brightest students. Matt scrutinises the latest exam results, Ofsted reports and holds national and local authorities to account.

He also writes the monthly education supplement which takes an in depth look at the key events.

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