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Tue, 16:09

A group of talented students produced the goods to put on a series of concerts in collaboration with a world-famous orchestra.

Budding performers had their time to shine at a sixth form’s annual extravaganza.

Pupils and staff from Ormiston Denes Academy offered some Easter cheer to those in need with two charitable events at the school.

Ormiston Denes Academy

A north Suffolk primary school has been rated good in its first Ofsted inspection since joining the Active Learning Trust.

Organisers of a set of adult learning courses attended by thousands of people across Suffolk are celebrating a top Ofsted rating this week.

Ormiston Denes Academy celebrated LGBTQ+ people with their second annual Pride event.

Ormiston Denes Academy

Unfilled places in the new intake at a Great Yarmouth school have doubled, amid proposals for a controversial merger.

A high school has been focusing on key social issues during a week centring on equality.

Hobart High School

A group of people have been sleeping under the stars, inside a sports hall, and in their own back gardens to raise awareness of youth homelessness.

Norwich

Make-up artistry students from Lowestoft put their skills under the spotlight in front of experienced judges and some of the biggest brands in the industry at the Warpaint Make-up Championships.

Schools across Waveney have been celebrating all that is wonderful about books - albeit a few days later than planned.

Education bosses at Suffolk County Council have said that “progress is being made” with pupils’ attainment in maths, as a review gets under way this week.

Gordon Jones

East Coast College will be celebrating the success of more than 60 apprentices at its annual awards next week.

The headteacher and deputy headteacher of Beccles Free School are stepping down at Easter, it has been announced. David Lees, headteacher of Saxmundham Free School, has been appointed as the new headteacher of Beccles Free School, and will lead both schools, which are part of the Seckford Foundation Free Schools Trust.

Schools across Suffolk are being encouraged to join a campaign to infuse youngsters with a love of the natural world through a new book aiming to bring wildness into children’s everyday lives.

More than 97pc of students in Suffolk will get a place at one of their preferred secondary schools, the county council has confirmed.

Gordon Jones

With forecasters warning that high winds, possible snowfall and freezing temperatures are set to continue today (Friday), the majority of schools across Waveney have closed once more.

Bungay Primary School

With the majority of schools across Waveney being forced to close today (Wednesday) after a night of heavy snow showers, five schools in the district have already announced closures for tomorrow.

Beast from the East

Holocaust survivor Harry Bibring spoke at length to pupils about his experience of Nazi-occupied Austria and travelling to the UK via Kindertransport.

Ormiston Denes Academy

As the curtain continues to rise on Norfolk’s community theatre scene, reporter Donna-Louise Bishop explores the reasons behind its enduring appeal.

Norwich

Widespread snow has fallen across Norfolk and Waveney overnight. Here’s where you can find out here if your local school has been forced to close fully or partially.

Suffolk County Council

The mother of a five-year-old boy has spoken out against the Ofsted rating given to her son’s school, describing it as “his happy place.”

A college is searching for an experienced partner to manage and operate its three nurseries in Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth.

A school for children with social, emotional and mental health needs is set to move into the site formerly occupied by Bungay Middle School.

Bungay Primary School

Challenging new targets have been set for schools by Suffolk County Council as part of the renewal of the Raising The Bar project for another two years.

A proud primary school headteacher has praised staff and pupils after a recent Ofsted report found the school “is improving towards being outstanding”.

Children in Suffolk who grow up in areas that have the greatest literacy challenges are also likely to live much shorter lives than their peers, the first study of its kind has shown.

Suffolk schools could be hit with an £11.5m funding decrease over the next two years, according to latest estimates from education unions.

More than 200 people came together to sign and sing a special song as part of a national fundraising event.

Maths-loving high school pupils put their skills to good use by raising nearly £100 for charities which help children who need it most.

Bungay High School

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