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Children with special educational needs and disabilities in Suffolk are missing out on millions of pounds in funding, according to new data.

A rural Mid Suffolk landmark could be getting a new lease of life as a special school, if plans are approved.

Wed, 19:00

A Felixstowe primary school has been praised for its vibrant school community and behaviour of pupils in its latest Ofsted visit.

Wed, 16:38

A west Suffolk secondary school has been awarded the highest accolade by the Arts Council of England for a second time.

Tue, 16:30

Urgent calls have been made by Colchester’s MP to bring forward the opening of a new school for more than 1,000 pupils – after parents expressed disappointment over its apparent delay.

Tue, 14:14

A lack of ‘good’ and ‘outstanding’ Suffolk primary schools has been blamed for an increase in the numbers of children missing out on their parents’ preferred choices.

Tue, 11:54

One Ipswich High School student has single-handedly built her own cabin while juggling her A-level studies.

Tue, 09:54

Parents in Suffolk are waking up on National Offer Day to the news of their primary school places application – with many overjoyed to have secured a place at their first choice school.

Tue, 07:18

More children in Essex are not getting a place at any of their parents preferred choice of school, new figures reveal.

Mon, 16:30

The death of Holbrook Academy headteacher Simon Letman has left his students, staff and community in a state of shock.

Mon, 10:48

This week parents and carers in Suffolk will be finding out whether their child has made their first choice primary school on National Offer Day.

Mon, 07:30

One in ten pupils were persistently absent from schools in Suffolk and Essex last year, according to latest government figures.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Did playing the recorder, piano, trombone or triangle at school start a lifelong musical passion - or did your interest last for just a few weeks?

Friday, April 12, 2019

One young protester in Ipswich is blazing a trail as the leader of the town’s school strikes to prevent a climate catastrophe.

Friday, April 12, 2019

A shake-up of specialist speech and language services for children - which could see three centres closed - aims to support more of the 2,300 youngsters in need of help, education chiefs claim.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Suffolk is set to benefit from £45.6million of extra funding to meet increasing demand for specialist school places.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

A Bury St Edmunds college delivered 14 science boxes to a special school in the town to aid pupils’ understanding of the subject.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

A major bid to create a pioneering Institute of Technology in East Anglia was one of just three to be rejected after the government announced the recipients of a £170million funding pot.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Children as young as three came to Ipswich Waterstones to meet Onjali Q Rauf – the award-winning author behind the popular children’s book which follows a Syrian refugee in an English school.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Pupils from a Suffolk school have put on a rocking performance in a musical based on hit Hollywood film, School of Rock.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Stowmarket High School is celebrating after receiving a large grant from two top engineering and mechanical institutes.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

A number of children’s centres across Suffolk are under threat of closure as part of a wide-ranging review of services, it has been revealed.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

A secondary school near Bury St Edmunds opened its new all-weather sports court last week.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Two friends are searching for former classmates who left school 65 years ago to take part in a planned reunion this summer.

Friday, April 5, 2019

A multi-academy trust which runs schools across Suffolk for pupils who need extra support has appointed a fully funded Police Community Support Officer to help pupils and staff.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Three popular high schools across east Suffolk have had their plans to form a multi-academy trust approved, which will help safeguard under-threat subjects.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Are you thinking about progressing your career or starting a new one? Here’s some advice from the University of Suffolk.

Friday, April 5, 2019

In the latest instalment in our series about multicultural Ipswich, we take a look at how schools in the town have embraced diversity.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Pupils from a Colchester Primary School are preparing for a trip to the US after winning a competition to design a new robot with artificial intelligence.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Music stars of tomorrow are set to show off their talent at Suffolk One’s annual spring concert.

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