Thursday, September 14, 2017

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.

Suffolk County Council

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

Department for Education

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.

Suffolk County Council

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.

Hundreds of students in Norfolk and Waveney nervously awaiting results will today discover how they fared in their A-levels.

Students are today celebrating as they receive their long-awaited A-level results after two years of hard work.

Michael Taylor

Hundreds of students across Norfolk and Suffolk nervously awaiting results will soon discover how they fared in their A-levels.

This summer will see the first cohort of GCSE students decipher a mix of letters and numbers in their results. Education correspondent Lauren Cope looks at the move to numerical grading and what it means for pupils.

Primary school pupils were all smiles after they were crowned as South East champions.


The consultation over a merger of two schools in Great Yarmouth has been hit by “speculation and misinformation”, a councillor has said.

The consultation over a merger of two schools in Great Yarmouth has been hit by “speculation and misinformation”, a councillor has said.

A college has announced plans to work closer with neighbouring schools while keeping its independence.

A leading Suffolk independent school looks set to secure permission to build 69 homes on playing fields to raise more than £4million for improvements to ensure the school’s future, despite objections.

Waveney District Council

A group of 26 pupils from Saint Felix School in Southwold recently visited CERN, the world’s largest physics research centre in Geneva.

Saint Felix School

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