Suffolk County Council has allocated special advisers to three failing nurseries and playgroups in and around Ipswich, after the third early-years establishment in the last month has been rated inadequate by Ofsted inspectors.
A 16-year-old music student at Suffolk New College has been inspired to organise a music event for young bands in Ipswich in response to a petition for new modern venues in the town – and is urging others to “just get up and do it”.
Easton and Otley College and the Suffolk Agricultural Association, the organisers behind the Suffolk Show, have rolled out a new tractor scheme in a bid to recruit more youngsters into the agriculture sector.
A top crowd safety expert who provided live crowd size estimates for the New York Times during Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration has been named as visiting professor for the University of Suffolk.
Almost 150 headteachers in Suffolk have issued a stark warning that the biggest school funding shake-up in a decade could lead to unprecedented budget cuts and create serious concerns over staff numbers, class sizes and clubs.
Suffolk youngsters are being offered a behind the scenes look at some of the region’s most successful businesses to help make the transition into employment “an enticing adventure rather than a shock”.