Yesterday, 17:41
Michael Taylor

Students across Norfolk and Suffolk are celebrating after years of hard work paid off as they collected their A-Level results.

Hundreds of students around the region will today open their all-important A-level results envelopes.

For thousands of GCSE students in Norfolk and Waveney, an all-important day is inching nearer.

For thousands of students around Norfolk and Suffolk, a big day is on its way.

The battle being fought by a Waveney school boy for a sign language GCSE in schools has been given a boost after the government said they would consider introducing the qualification.

Department for Education

In just over two weeks, hundreds of students around Norfolk and Waveney will be collecting their A-level results.

A top performing sixth form has merged with a college despite union concerns and two-thirds of consultees against the plans.

A private school in Waveney is to prohibit the use of mobile phones during the school day following an MP’s call for a blanket ban.

A Beccles school has entered its next chapter with the appointment of a new headteacher.

Schools and children can showcase their favourite places to read through a special Norfolk Day contest.


Illustrated dictionaries have been presented to Year 4 children at eight local primary schools by Bungay Rotary Club.

Young people interested in a career in local government can now apply for a popular apprenticeship opportunity.

Waveney District Council

History was brought to life as primary school pupils enjoyed a visit to a “fantastic” museum.

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Primary school pupils have been making the most of the weather tending to their new fruit and vegetable garden.

Changes to free school transport in Suffolk will go ahead from September 2019 as planned after a review panel upheld the decision.

A profoundly deaf boy’s family have launched a campaign to take the government to court over a “discriminatory” decision to delay the introduction of a sign language GSCE.

Years of dedication from staff and pupils alike has resulted in a primary school being rated as Outstanding by Ofsted for the first time in its history.

Around 130 pupils from Beccles and beyond were awarded for their achievements at the 10th annual partnership awards ceremony.

A college principal has defended its record after it was rated as ‘requires improvement’ by Ofsted.

East Coast College

Plans to merge the best performing college in the country with another which Ofsted says ‘requires improvement’ will continue despite two-thirds of respondents to a consultation saying they are against the proposal.

East Coast College

A number of Waveney schools have been recognised for their efforts to promote road safety.

Make sure you pick up a copy of today’s Beccles and Bungay Journal, which features Year 6 leavers photos from schools across the area.

The decision to make divisive cuts on home to school transport in Suffolk has been put on hold for further scrutiny, after a call-in of the plan was upheld.

Gordon Jones

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.


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