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Schools in Suffolk celebrated an average 7% increase in students achieving a grade 4 or above, according to the county council.


An Ipswich student who fractured her back in a horseriding accident just two weeks before her GCSE exams has passed with flying colours.

An Ipswich headteacher who led the transformation of her school from all girls to coeducational is to leave - as her school celebrates a record-breaking set of GCSE results.


He is better known to viewers of ITV's The Durrells as George - but actor Milo Parker also achieved top GCSE grades this year at a Suffolk school.


GCSEs are more gruelling than ever before according to an academy principal in Ipswich - who likened the experience to a sportsman training for the Olympics.

Thousands of students across the country will today receive their long-awaited GCSE results - but how did the schools and colleges in East Suffolk perform?

Today students across Suffolk and North Essex will receive their GCSE Results.

Students from Thomas Gainsborough School in Great Cornard, near Sudbury, have had their work showcased in a special exhibition in Colchester.

Today students across Essex are nervously waiting to find out their GCSE results.


A Woodbridge teenager was surprised and relieved as she achieved better than expected GCSE grades today.


A 16-year-old who set up his own theatre company has taken a leap towards chasing his dream on GCSE results day.

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Pupils with special needs are significantly more likely to be suspended from mainstream education than their peers, new figures show.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

The exceptional achievements of Suffolk farming students has been celebrated at an awards event.

Friday, August 16, 2019

A vice principal has lashed out at those who claim A-levels are being "dumbed down" - as early figures suggest the pass rate in Suffolk has dropped in the past year.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

While many students use gap years to go travelling on extraordinary adventures, this Ipswich student used his year out to achieve his dream of studying at the University of Cambridge.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

It wasn't only Cameron's mind that was racing as the champion 200m sprinter crossed the finish line on A-level results day.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Thousands of students across the country will today receive their long-awaited A-Level results - but how did the schools and colleges in Essex perform?

Thursday, August 15, 2019

After two years of hard work, thousands of students across Suffolk and Essex will today receive their A-level results - but how did schools in Ipswich and Felixstowe perform?

Thursday, August 15, 2019

After two years of hard work, thousands of A-Level students will today find out their results and whether they made it into their top choice university. But how did schools in West Suffolk perform?

Thursday, August 15, 2019

It's a huge day for young people across the county - with thousands of students receiving their long-awaited A-Level results. How did your child's school or college perform?

Thursday, August 15, 2019

It's a big day for pupils awaiting their A-Level results in Suffolk and north Essex, as universities across the region battle it out to recruit undergraduates.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

The University of Suffolk has issued guidance to A-level students who may need to apply for a university place through Clearing today.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

A former pupil at a special school where abuse was said to be "institutionalised" has become the third to die during a prolonged legal fight for justice.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

A principal described as being a 'visionary' has retired from his role at One Sixth Form College in Ipswich.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Exam results aren't the only thing students will be picking up this Thursday - as the king of peri-peri chicken is giving out free food to celebrate the big day.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Parents in Suffolk have been told the county council is unable to deal with new applications for places on school transport buses before the start of term next month.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

More than 200 children from across Suffolk took part in a rocket science masterclass, firing different types of aircraft as high as they could into the sky.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

A new swap shop for school clothing is to be set up in a part of Ipswich amid fears that "many residents simply can't afford brand new uniforms".

Monday, August 12, 2019

A glowing Ofsted report has rated an Ipswich nursery 'outstanding' in all areas for the second time in a row - much to the delight of children, parents and staff.

Sunday, August 11, 2019

A reunion of Northgate School pupils has made our columnist Clare Flintoff look back, reflect and re-evaluate what progress there has been in education.

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