Wednesday, December 5, 2018
United Kingdom

A team of literary whizzes from Norfolk headed to London to battle it out in the finals of the national Kids’ Lit Quiz competition.

Talented youngsters from three schools in Waveney are celebrating after impressing at national contests.


They are renowned for their involvement with hit films, classic television shows and inspirational work with the Comic Relief charity.

Richard Curtis

Thousands of pupils across the country attended school in non-uniform to raise money for Children in Need on Friday.

Ormiston Denes Academy

A programme to turn around Suffolk’s special education needs (SEN) provision has been outlined – with an “innovative” pilot set to spearhead the measures.

Suffolk County Council

It is a popular annual event that helps children to stay safe at home, in the community and online.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service

And as our Books For Schools campaign enters its second month, we have been on a mission to crown the region’s favourite children’s book.

Chloe Smith

Academy leaders have come under fire as new figures reveal seven trusts with schools in Suffolk pay salaries in excess of £150,000.

Ormiston Denes Academy

Suffolk’s special needs provision is reportedly in “crisis” as new data reveals one third of children could not get placements within their own county.

Gordon Jones

Suffolk’s Conservative MPs have held a meeting with Education Secretary Damian Hinds in a bid to get more support to deal with the county’s crisis in special needs education.

Therese Coffey

As part of our Books for Schools campaign we are on a mission to crown Norfolk’s favourite children’s book.

United Kingdom

A health campaigner says ADHD may be at the heart of many school exclusions in Norfolk, after figures revealed 
disruptive behaviour as a primary cause.

Norfolk County Council

Jeremy Corbyn will join the fight to protect Norfolk’s children’s centres during a visit to the county this weekend.

Jeremy Corbyn

An independent school held a musical celebration to mark the end of the year’s first half-term.

Langley School

Suffolk has risen 40 places in national league tables for students in the county achieving the standard GCSE pass in English and maths, provisional figures have revealed.

Suffolk County Council

Almost one in three Suffolk children are finishing primary school obese or overweight, we can reveal.

Suffolk County Council

A pre school rated ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted is keen to attract new children to a popular setting.

Students in the class of 2018 have been urged to “enjoy, reflect and dream big” as they prepare to start a new chapter in their lives.

East Coast College

Were you a former student at Denes Academy in Lowestoft?

Ormiston Denes Academy

A new school governor is hoping to use his decades of tactical planning with the army and Ministry of Defence to help to ensure a bright future for his former school.

Langley School

It’s time to start collecting - our Books for Schools campaign begins today.

Eastern Daily Press

Pupils stepped back in time to learn more about a “fascinating period” in British history.

Plans are underway for three of east Suffolk’s biggest high schools to form a multi-academy trust which could also see their feeder primary schools united.

Angelo Goduti

In all, 1,154 complaints were made to Suffolk County Council last year, according to data published by its audit committee.

Suffolk County Council

A firm has welcomed two new starters at its Lowestoft office and one at its Halesworth office as part a new intake of 18 apprentices and graduate trainees.


Parents and carers can now apply for primary and secondary school places for September 2019.

Gordon Jones

Two families in Lowestoft have described the heartbreaking struggle to get suitable education for their children who require SEN provision, after seeing them wait months to start school.

Suffolk County Council

A primary school has transformed its library from a “bookshelf in a corridor” into an enchanting room full of stories.

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