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Yesterday, 07:00
Old Alderman Blaxill School, currently the Stanway Federation Learning Centre.

A new superschool could be built on the site of a former secondary school in Colchester – potentially also including homes for teachers.

Wed, 18:44
Liz Ayling is urging parents to donate PE kit and old uniform from middle schools to charity. Liz is pictured with Joseph (12) and Daniel (8) in Bury St Edmunds.

Parents of children at the four Bury St Edmunds middle schools which closed down last week are being urged to donate any spare PE kit they have to charity.

Wed, 13:11
Mark Perryman

A student with autism who was bullied at school for being “different” has won a national award to enable him to go to university and study accountancy and management.

Tue, 16:01
Matthew King, Framlingham Prep School headmaster

A Suffolk prep school will begin offering its students classes on political systems and democracy to help prevent “voter apathy”.

Mon, 07:30
Stock image. Pic: David Davies/PA Wire.

Rising numbers of pupils are being excluded from primary schools in Suffolk, new figures reveal.

Sunday, July 24, 2016
Chelmsford Crown Court

A mid-Essex school has been ordered to pay £46,000 after a poorly-planned refurbishment exposed staff to asbestos.

Saturday, July 23, 2016
Hugh O'Neill, headteacher of St Benedict's School, Bury St Edmunds.

Turbulent times are ahead for Bury St Edmunds schools with “chaos” predicted as the two and three-tier systems compete against each other.

Friday, July 22, 2016
Richard Bevan who is retiring from Heath Primary School in Kesgrave after 42years is presented with scrapbooks from pupils.

The final bell has sounded on a dedicated teacher’s career as he waved goodbye to the school for the final time after 42 years of service.

Friday, July 22, 2016
Rendlesham Primary School 10th birthday

Children and staff at a Suffolk school had cause for double celebration as term ended this week.

Friday, July 22, 2016

After the Final Eucharist at St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Liz Nice laments a great loss to the Bury St Edmunds community

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Hardwick Heath Middle School's last day before its closure. Bury St Edmunds. Left to right, Sam Blair, Mitchell Barker, Ellis Dobie Cameron Frisby.

An era ended in Bury St Edmunds, and Suffolk as a whole, today as pupils teachers and parents marked the final day of the middle school system.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Thomas (L to R) Joshua and Tegan with the 3D printed items they have been making at Holbrook Primary School.

A school at the forefront of technology saw it’s pupils leave for the summer holidays on Wednesday each with their own 3D printed object.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Alison Seabourne, who is retiring after 37 years at St Helena School, teaches tennis in 1982

Considering she “hated” her first teaching practice, Alison Seabourne managed to turn an initially off-putting experience as a trainee PE teacher into a career spanning nearly four decades.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Paul Wright is retiring as caretaker after 30 years at St Matthews Primary School in Ipswich.
 L-R Alex Brown,Vihaan Sule, Shakira Hixen,Paul Wright,Tia Brade, Jack Parr, Jade Acheampong, Rosie Romanus.

An Ipswich school caretaker who once climbed the flagpole to help mark its 150th anniversary celebrations has retired after more than 30 years.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Thurston Primary School visited their local library to experience a ‘Digital Roadshow’ from Suffolk Libraries.

Young students learned about computer coding, 3D printing and how to build a computer at a skills session held at their local library.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Folk-fusion group Aartwork will be performing in Woodbridge on July 30

Money raised from a music event this month will go towards supporting a town’s next generation of composers, producers and performers.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Isabella Pincombe rehearses the oboe for the Woodbridge School Concerto Concert at St Marys Church in Woodbridge

An accomplished young oboe player will be appearing on one of the biggest stages in classical music before beginning her degree at the prestigious Royal Academy.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Ormiston Endeavour Academy which has been placed in special measures.

An academy trust which oversees two struggling Ipswich schools has below-average levels of attainment for disadvantaged pupils, according to a new report.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Headteacher Chris Gallagher celebrating Benhall Primary's 'good' Ofsted report with children in 2013

A Suffolk school will bid farewell to its headteacher of 10 years when the summer holidays begin tomorrow.

Monday, July 18, 2016
Sheena Gillingham is retiring from Sprites Primary School in Ipswich.

Were you or your children taught by Mrs Gillingham? The reception class teacher fell in love with Sprites Primary School 28 years ago but after 40 years in the profession she has decided it is time to retire.

Monday, July 18, 2016
Pupils from St Matthews Primary School with Hedgepig as they take part in the Pigs Gone Wild trail in Ipswich.

Dozens of pupils from an Ipswich primary school have enjoyed a special search around the town as part of the Pigs Gone Wild trail.

Friday, July 15, 2016
The annual prize giving event at Finborough School. Back L-R: Steven Clark (headteacher), Ross Austen, Ian Lavender, Ellie Reeves (head girl), Jack Taylor (head boy), front L-R: Oscar Barrick-Cook, Rege Croft and Aemilia Croft.

A Suffolk school has had a visit from Dad’s Army actor Ian Lavender.

Friday, July 15, 2016
Drugs have been found on primary school pupils (Stock photo)

More than 50 youngsters, some as young as 11, have been found with Class A or B drugs while at school in the last two years, figures from Suffolk police show.

Friday, July 15, 2016
Imogen Lazari has her face painted by Rose Tamani and Niamh O'Hanlon at the Colchester Sixth Form College Arts and Culture Festival.

Students from a range of disciplines celebrated all things cultural at a day-long festival.

Friday, July 15, 2016
All Saints C of E Primary School in Laxfield  have received an outstanding report from government inspectors Ofsted.

A Suffolk village’s primary school has been rated outstanding by government inspectors – two years after being told it required improvement.

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Will Pooley graduating from the University of Essex yesterday (Thursday)

A nurse who survived the deadly Ebola virus during the 2014 outbreak was honoured with a degree at the University of Essex yesterday.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Jason Goulding, who graduated on Monday after seven years

Imagine missing your graduation ceremony after being struck down by a “horrific” bout of swine flu.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Matthew King, headmaster at Brandeston Hall, soon to be Framlingham College Prep School

The headmaster of a Suffolk prep school has highlighted the importance of treating children as individuals and rejected the “one size fits all” approach to education.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Geoff Barton, headteacher at King Edward VI Upper School in Bury.

King Edward’s head teacher says it was exactly right that Hardwick Middle School’s last production was Shakespeare’s last play

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Teddy Bear's picnic at St Mary's Playgroup in Woodbridge. This year's event coincides with the playgroup's 50th anniversary.

Mums and dads joined their little ones and their bears as they enjoyed food and fun to mark the end of term and a playgroup’s 50th anniversary.

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