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Yesterday, 15:28

A Holocaust survivor from Ipswich who regularly speaks at a town school to warn of the horrors of war has been honoured by its students with a memorial flame.

Yesterday, 10:29

An Ipswich school due to open in September named after Blues legend Sir Bobby Robson has unveiled its first headteacher.

Yesterday, 10:06

A survivor of the Rwandan genocide will speak movingly to Suffolk students about the horrors of the war at an event to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD).

Tue, 16:36

An environmentally-friendly Suffolk primary school has taken further steps to reduce the amount of waste it produces - by switching its milk cartons to glass bottles.

Tue, 13:28

A primary school which was previously placed in special measures has been praised for its progress by Ofsted inspectors.

Tue, 10:00

Almost four in 10 primary school pupils in Suffolk are struggling to reach expected standards in reading, writing and maths, it has emerged.

Tue, 06:00

The chief inspector of Ofsted has praised Murrayfield Primary Academy in Ipswich following its 'fantastic' turnaround.

Mon, 19:00

A college in Essex is back on the right track following a monitoring visit from Ofsted.

Mon, 08:45

We have £10,000 worth of gardening gear to help primary schools start growing their own food, with our new Plant to Plate scheme - and you can help them win their share of it.

Mon, 06:00

An east Suffolk school is celebrating another success after winning planning permission to revamp its swimming pool so that it can be used all year round.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Major plans to boost Suffolk's literacy are in the pipeline, as the county's education chiefs aim to team up with a leading charity.

Friday, January 17, 2020

A ex-police officer whose wife died five weeks after bowel surgery at West Suffolk Hospital said he was "knocked sideways" when he received an anonymous letter in the post highlighting errors in her treatment.

Friday, January 17, 2020

A Suffolk primary school has committed to correctly disposing of waste after opening their new recycling centre in a project supported by EDF Energy.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

A new specialised training centre for the civil engineering and construction sectors will open next month on the site of a former middle school.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Today we're inviting schools to sign up to our brilliant new Plant to Plate initiative - in which they can win thousands of pounds of gardening products.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

A 29-year-old man who downloaded more than 9,000 indecent images of children will be sentenced next month.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Teenagers in Suffolk are leaving school into a tougher world where there are fewer jobs available - with harder competition and ever higher demands for qualifications, an Ipswich headteacher has warned.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The trial of a 23-year-old Needham Market man accused of downloading more than 1,000 indecent images of children will take place in July.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Sidegate Primary School has received the award for its work enhancing opportunities for students by providing a range of clubs, workshops and experiences where they work directly with professional artists, authors, dancers, musicians and actors.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

A "sexual predator" who raped a woman in her flat after roaming the streets of Ipswich looking for vulnerable women will learn his fate later this week.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

A small number of staff redundancies are to be made at one of Suffolk's top fee-paying schools.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

It played a proud and important part in world history - and now a Southwold school is set to poignantly mark how it helped support refugees fleeing persecution by hosting an event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD).

Monday, January 13, 2020

A pre-school where "children have a wonderful time" has been given its second "outstanding" Ofsted report in a row after inspectors praised its "inspirational" teaching.

Monday, January 13, 2020

A primary school in Ipswich has been praised for its "strong sense of community" after being rated "good" by education regulator Ofsted.

Monday, January 13, 2020

Relief could soon be on the way for frustrated families, residents, staff and motorists on a notorious school run.

Sunday, January 12, 2020

There has been a spike in babies - including newborns - being taken into care in Suffolk over the last year, it has been revealed.

Friday, January 10, 2020

A Suffolk children's nursery is celebrating after winning its fourth successive "outstanding" rating from Ofsted.

Friday, January 10, 2020

People to benefit from a life-changing foreign exchange scheme have criticised a "heartbreaking" decision not to save it following a Brexit bill vote.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

New data shows the primary schools with the best and worst 'progress' scores in 2018/2019 - with Suffolk pupils continuing to lag behind the rest of the country.

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