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Wed, 16:05

Adoring children made a giant fuss of a beloved school receptionist in Ipswich described as "like mum to everyone" as she turned 70 while still working at the academy.

Wed, 12:46

Virtual reality experiences were showcased to more than 450 students from across Suffolk and Norfolk at a special skills event.

Tue, 15:29

An A&E nurse whose poem about the struggling NHS went viral will be performing at the Seckford Theatre in Woodbridge this week.

Tue, 08:33

A school programme in Ipswich created by disabled children to show other pupils that Difference is Normal has been launched.

Mon, 07:30

In her latest column Clare Flintoff, chief executive at ASSET Education - which runs more than a dozen primary schools across Suffolk - welcomes Ofsted's new approach.

Mon, 05:32

Seven out of 10 Suffolk schools are getting less money per pupil than five years ago - with a total funding shortfall over £20million, it has been claimed.

Mon, 05:30

The 'outstanding' Suffolk schools that have not had full inspections from Ofsted for more than 10 years have been revealed.

Friday, November 29, 2019

A district's only speech and language unit, supporting children as young as five, is to close at the end of the school year.

Friday, November 29, 2019

These are the striking displays children at one Ipswich school have created - all from recycled waste.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Students in Ipswich could be a decisive factor in the constituency's general election result on December 12, with the seat among the top five university towns nationally with the smallest majority.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

A new youth employment hub has launched in Leiston with the aim of allowing local young people to unlock thousands of potential jobs in the construction and operation of a third nuclear power plant near the town.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

A Suffolk pre-school has been closed this week, with an urgent meeting set to take place to establish its future.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

A headteacher has spoken of her pride in everyone who helped turn a school from being inadequate to rated good in all areas.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Serious and widespread failures have been identified following Ofsted inspections at three children's homes in Suffolk, with issues ranging from wardrobes tied together with string to police intervention needed to manage behaviour.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Culinary arts students at West Suffolk College have had cordon bleu advice from two of the region's best.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Three Suffolk state schools - Farlingaye, Thomas Mills and St Benedict's RC School - have been ranked in the top 20 in the region by The Sunday Times.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

A question mark hangs over the future of Prince Andrew the Duke of York remaining as royal patron of Suffolk's prestigious Royal Hospital School.

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Farming should be put on the school curriculum, award-winning Suffolk apprentice farmer George Leonard believes.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Creation of a huge lake for outdoor activities at one of Suffolk's most historic and best-known landmarks has been given the go-ahead after months of negotiations and opposition.

Friday, November 22, 2019

It is a popular annual event that helps children to stay safe within the community, online and at home.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

An Ipswich primary school has been forced to shut and call in a professional cleaning crew after more than 100 pupils and staff were wiped out by a sickness bug.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

As an award-winning performance poet his talks and workshops are in great demand across the country.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Children from schools across Suffolk were able to experience what life was like for soldiers during the First World War in an innovative project launched by a leading mental health charity.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

West Suffolk College hosted a titan-sized visitor that opened up the world of science and technology to visiting youngsters.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

A Suffolk school has paid colourful tribute to a popular teacher who died shortly after giving birth to her first child.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

A school for vulnerable youngsters where a high number of pupils are excluded or involved in "serious behaviour incidents" has been slammed by Ofsted inspectors.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

A popular village primary school seeking to expand has been praised for the quality of its teaching despite the size limitations of its current site.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

A day created especially to celebrate Suffolk's libraries brought an extra 4,000 visitors through their doors - and raised £16,400.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

More than 450 students from across Suffolk and Norfolk will converge on a state-of-the-art energy skills centre for a special event.

Monday, November 18, 2019

A new head teacher has been announced for Woodbridge School - with its first female leader ever to be appointed in its 443 year history.

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