Yesterday, 17:00

A high school is set to offer new facilities for children and young people with hearing loss after receiving part of a £45.6m funding package.

More than 30 libraries have reopened across Suffolk as community services continue to return following the the coronavirus lockdown.


A final decision on a shake-up of children’s centres in Suffolk is set to be made next week – with one more centre remaining open full time than planned.

Jack Abbott

An urgent investigation has been launched after new figures revealed the numbers of Suffolk school pupils permanently excluded doubled this year.

Mary Evans

A Suffolk education union has warned that having full classes in September without effective social distancing will be “reckless” and “potentially dangerous”.

Department for Education

Staggered break times, putting children into “bubbles” and overhauling the curriculum are expected to be part of the guidelines in getting all children back into school this September.

Staff and pupils at a Lowestoft-area primary school are celebrating after being rated as ‘outstanding’ once more.

Carlton Colville Lowestoft

There has been no further increase in the number of children who have headed back to school - with nearly 2,000 students now back in some format.

Suffolk Live

The Prime Minister will attempt to kick-start the economy after Covid-19 with a decade-long schools rebuilding plan.

A Suffolk school is cutting its summer holidays short to help pupils catch up on learning they have missed because of Covid-19.


Children from underprivileged backgrounds are not returning to schools “in the numbers they could and should”, the prime minister had said.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

The headteacher of a Halesworth primary school has committed to improving standards despite a recent ‘requires improvement’ rating from Ofsted.


A generation of Norfolk’s children are at risk of being “failed” and “forgotten” as issues with already struggling support services are worsened by the impact of the coronavirus lockdown.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Increasing confidence from parents has prompted a rise in the numbers of pupils returning to school - with nearly 2,000 going back in some format.

Mary Evans

Tactics used by ‘paedophile hunters’ need more rigorous oversight, according to research from a university professor.

Britain’s history should be taught “warts and all”, education leaders in Suffolk have said - amid fresh debate on whether the nation’s colonial past gets enough attention in schools.


A coastal college has been selected to offer five new T Level courses from 2022.

Lowestoft Great Yarmouth

A coastal college is helping to lead the way in a new national mental health and wellbeing scheme.

Lowestoft Great Yarmouth

Parents in Suffolk are divided over whether they would send their child to a summer school this year to help them catch up with learning, a poll has indicated.

Suffolk County Council

Fewer than one in five primary pupils returned to school in Suffolk last week, new data shows.

Mary Evans

Communities in Suffolk are being urged to be the “eyes and ears” for children in danger, as children’s services bosses report a 50% drop in referrals.

Suffolk County Council

Staff at a coastal college spent their half term holidays running, walking, cycling and swimming a total of 668 miles.

Lowestoft Great Yarmouth

Mental health experts in Suffolk have produced a support pack for schools to help anxious pupils through their return from coronavirus lockdown.


Fewer pupils and schools returned in Suffolk today than anticipated, according to education chiefs, as parents proved to be cautious about sending their children back.

Mary Evans

A handful of Suffolk primary schools are not expected to reopen their doors on June 1, it has been confirmed.

Mary Evans

Dozens of questions are being asked by schools in Suffolk as they prepare to open schools from June 1 in a bid to ensure safety.

Mary Evans

A headteacher has praised the outstanding efforts of her staff as preparations continue for a return to the classroom.

Lowestoft Suffolk

Individual headteachers and governors will be given the final say on when schools can open to more children, the leader of Norfolk County Council has said.

The chief executive of the largest primary-only academy trust in the country has stressed that schools will only reopen to priority year groups once “rigorous risk assessments” had been carried out.

Dedicated home-schooling activities have been produced to help children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Suffolk during the coronavirus lockdown.

Suffolk County Council

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