Jack Abbott

Calls have been made by education champions in Suffolk to bring poorly performing academies back under council control.

Children with special educational needs and disabilities in Suffolk are missing out on millions of pounds in funding, according to new data.

Parents in Suffolk are waking up on National Offer Day to the news of their primary school places application – with many overjoyed to have secured a place at their first choice school.

Remembering your lines is one of the most challenging parts of performing in stage – but what if you had to recite them in a new language?

A shake-up of specialist speech and language services for children - which could see three centres closed - aims to support more of the 2,300 youngsters in need of help, education chiefs claim.

A number of children’s centres across Suffolk are under threat of closure as part of a wide-ranging review of services, it has been revealed.

Three popular high schools across east Suffolk have had their plans to form a multi-academy trust approved, which will help safeguard under-threat subjects.

Nine secondary schools in Norfolk have more than one in five of their places for the new intake in September unfilled, figures reveal.

Stargazers are urged to look up to the night’s sky as host of new constellations glimmer ahead of the warmer months.

Stargazers are urged to look up to the night’s sky as host of new constellations glimmer ahead of the warmer months.

The final local authority-maintained high school in Lowestoft has become an academy.

Pupils across Norfolk have been given a ewe-nique experience as part of a project to teach the county’s children about livestock and farming.


As figures reveal that Suffolk ranks among the worst areas in the country for unauthorised school absences, we ask the question - have you ever taken your child out of school during term time?

Gordon Jones

A new pilot is helping schoolchildren in Norfolk to look after their physical and mental health – through yoga.

Norman Lamb

Interactive workshops have helped to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.

A primary school which was previously placed in special measures has been praised for its progress by Ofsted inspectors.

School children in Beccles, Bungay and beyond dressed up as their favourite characters for this year’s World Book Day.

Health and education leaders at national level are to meet to decide how to turn round Suffolk’s failing special needs education service, it has been revealed.

Care Quality Commission

The family of an autistic youngster who was left without appropriate specialist education for more than a year has described being pushed from “pillar to post” in the fight for proper schooling, following a latest critical report.


Calls for an independent review into failing special educational needs provision in Suffolk is growing today following renewed criticism by inspectors.

The NHS and Whitehall are set to decide the next steps for Suffolk’s ailing special educational needs provision, following a latest scathing inspection by health and education watchdogs.

A charity-run nursery and complex needs school will be stocking up on thousands of pounds worth of free books as the winners of our Books for Schools competition are announced.

A Norfolk parent is encouraging others to ask their children about the Momo challenge after discovering his seven-year-old son had been exposed to it.

East Anglia has been snubbed by a government pilot scheme to improve broadband speeds in rural primary schools.

Department for Education

New figures reveal one in five Suffolk schools have no male teachers – raising questions over a lack of role models for boys in early education.

Department for Education

Pupils from a Russian language school will learn English through drama at the Fisher Theatre in Bungay.


A Lowestoft student who taught himself a whole new programming language in two days has reached the final stages of a prestigious education award.

United Kingdom

A new children’s nursery could be built on a parcel of land near a residential development, despite objections from neighbours.

Carlton Colville

Nearly three quarters of Suffolk parents still believe schools in the county should be run on a catchment area system, new survey results have revealed.

Gordon Jones

Mobile phones should be banned from classrooms, with pupils to be lectured about the dangers of device dependency, the schools minister has said.

Department of Health

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