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Fri, 14:17

A Lowestoft nursery is celebrating after being rated as Good during its latest Ofsted inspection.

A stakeholder group will be formed to assess the progress of new school transport proposals in Suffolk, it has been confirmed.

Gordon Jones

Divisive plans to make cuts on free school transport in Suffolk have been given the go-ahead – but proposals for the decision to be reassessed have already been voiced.

Gordon Jones

Pupils and staff at Beccles Free School were celebrating after being rated Good in their most recent Ofsted inspection.

Beccles Free School

National and regional education bosses will join up with Suffolk County Council to form an action plan improving under-performing academies, it has been revealed.

Thousands of pupils were missing from Suffolk’s schools each day during the first term of this school year – with one in five absences unauthorised.

Rocket science plunged back down to Earth as hundreds of home-made devices were launched into the skies at the weekend.

Charlie

For thousands of students around Norfolk and Suffolk, exams have now arrived.

A spike in Suffolk school pupil exclusions in March has raised concerns that children likely to get lower grades may be removed from mainstream schools before they sit GCSE exams.

A scheme to recruit school governors has been relaunched in Suffolk in a bid to overturn high vacancy numbers.

Pupils from a Great Yarmouth primary school made furry and feathered farmyard friends during a visit to a family-run farm.

All children and staff at a primary school near Halesworth are to be offered free vaccinations against a deadly strain of meningitis following a cluster of cases over the past six months.

Collected lots of Sports for Schools tokens and wondering what to do next? Here’s everything you need to know.

Pakefield High School has announced plans to become an academy which could see Lowestoft without any local authority controlled secondary schools if the move is approved.

Hobart High School

Exam season is about to start for thousands of teenagers across Norfolk. As major changes are being introduced to the GCSE grading system, reporter SOPHIE WYLLIE looks at what this means for pupils and parents.

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Current travel arrangements for Suffolk teenagers in education are set to continue for another year – but discounted and subsidised services could be axed from September 2019.

A call for more people to become governors for their local schools has been issued, as new figures reveal hundreds of vacancies.

The great outdoors has become even more exciting for youngsters at a Beccles nursery.

NHS

Talented students, who were inspired by a visit to Halvergate Marshes, are set to take to the stage for a special performance.

Broads Authority

A promise to continue the fight for fairer pupil funding for Suffolk has been issued by an education chief, who has described the system as valuing the county’s children “less than in other parts of the country”.

Education chiefs in Suffolk are aiming for the county to be in the top 25 per cent of local authorities nationally in latest plans to improve attainment.

A primary school has been praised by Ofsted for maintaining a good quality of education while providing a place where pupils feel safe and try hard.

Gillingham

It is a fun and engaging way of encouraging children to keep reading during the summer holidays.

Reading

A Waveney resident is among those to benefit from a number of newly-launched university scholarships.

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

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