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Bungay High School

A team of young athletes from across North Suffolk joined forces to compete in the southern area finals of a prestigious multisport contest.

It is the biggest academy trust in Norfolk, having grown to 30 schools in its four years. Lauren Cope talks to the outgoing and new chief executives at the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT), as it turns a new page.

Norfolk County Council

A mentoring programme designed to raise aspirations and instil confidence in Lowestoft pupils is seeking new volunteers from local businesses.

Stephen Ardley

Students at a Southwold area school have raised more than £3,000 for a charity which supports vulnerable children in Africa and Asia.

Children’s services in Suffolk have been rated as among the best in the country by Ofsted.

A Waveney village is now home to dozens of modern stone age families like the Flintstones, after schoolchildren learned all about the customs of our pre-historic ancestors.

Worlingham Primary School

Each year we send our team of professional photographers to capture primary school children across Beccles, Bungay and the surrounding areas as they embark on their journey through school in their very first class.

Funding for sports and PE at Suffolk primary schools is being doubled as part of a Government drive to tackle childhood obesity.

A Lowestoft-area school has taken steps to make all of its pupils storytellers.

A new partnership between a college and care provider has laid the foundation for a fresh breed of carers in the region.

Carlton Colville

A school is looking forward to an “exciting future” after joining a trust focused on the protection of rural schools across Norfolk and Suffolk.

Headteachers say under-threat community police officers have made a “significant contribution” to keeping classrooms safe and pupils on the right path.

Hobart High School

Parents and carers have until the end of the month to submit their application to secure their child’s place at a Suffolk secondary school for September 2018.

Conservative-controlled Suffolk County Council is preventing working families from getting the free childcare the government promised them by under-funding nurseries.

Suffolk has risen more than 50 places in the national secondary school league table in five years on the back of improving GCSE results.

Action is needed over stretched children’s services in Suffolk, it has been warned, after figures showed a five year high of youngsters now in care.

One of Norwich City’s overseas talents has helped spread the club’s German fever across the border at a Suffolk academy.

Germany

Parents and carers of children have the chance to comment on changes to Suffolk’s school admission policy over the next six weeks.

Gordon Jones

Rising numbers of seven-year-olds are reaching the expected standards at Suffolk’s primary schools, but results are still below the national average, new figures show.

Gordon Jones

Suffolk’s largest teaching union has launched a campaign over the “savage” levels of school funding under the new national funding formula (NFF).

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Suffolk’s largest teachers’ union has welcomed the scrapping of national curriculum tests for seven year olds, describing them as a “waste of time”.

The controversial decision to ask residents for their views on changing the way free transport is offered to Suffolk schoolchildren is to be looked at again by county councillors.

The number of parents lodging appeals after their child is refused a place at their preferred secondary school has more than doubled in the last four years.

Gordon Jones

Academy chains which run schools in Norfolk and Waveney were given more than £1.5m last year to grow and improve performance.

Halesworth

A new website ranking schools on working conditions for their employees has been set up in a bid to better inform teachers.

More GCSE pupils in Suffolk passed English and maths than previously expected as praise continued to pour in after results day.

Gordon Jones

Beccles GSCE pupils are celebrating after both of the town’s high school’s improved on previous performances.

Thousands of students in Norfolk and Waveney will today know more about their next steps as they receive their GCSE results.

Tomorrow, thousands of teenagers will open their GCSE results after months of revision. Lauren Cope looks at what we should be watching out for as results come in.

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