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A coastal college has become one of 10 colleges across the country to sign up to a national initiative aimed at tackling food shortages in their communities throughout the coronavirus crisis.

A coastal college has done its part to help with the outbreak of coronavirus, having donated thousands of gloves and masks to a hospital.

Three quarters of parents fear the coronavirus pandemic will effect their children’s education, a survey has suggested.

Parents have spoken of the challenges of homeschooling children with special educational needs and disability (SEND) and have shared their tips.

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A further education (FE) college will move not just lessons but its entire support network online as schools are ordered to close following coronavirus concerns.

They have improved the activity levels of children in schools across north Suffolk, showcased talented teams and individuals and highlighted the importance of health and wellbeing.

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Looking for something to keep the kids busy during the school closures? Here’s all you need to know about the Young Norfolk Writing Competition.

Details on how schools will operate from Monday are set to be decided this weekend, as final plans are put in place.

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It is an “extremely popular” part of a school’s week which regularly entertains, enthuses and is enjoyed by pupils.

Fresh questions have been raised over the care of some of Suffolk’s most vulnerable children, following an ‘inadequate’ report for a council-run children’s home.

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School children dancing and singing in a video has brought smiles to people across the world.

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Frequent cannabis use, two months of missed medication and alcohol abuse are among a host of issues raised by Ofsted in an inspection of a Suffolk children’s home.

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All schools will close from Friday afternoon for an indefinite period, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced.

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The first high school in the Lowestoft area has temporarily closed its doors amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Another Lowestoft-area school is set to be closed as the coronavirus crisis continues.

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Two schools are set to be closed amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic.

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More than 5,600 Suffolk youngsters are being taught in ‘inadequate’ schools, according to latest data.

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A college that was previously told it must improve has been praised for its progress by Ofsted inspectors.

A supermarket’s generous donation to a local ‘forest school’ for primary age children means young children will keep getting the opportunity to learn outdoors.

The opt-in process for parents to secure school transport for their children has begun – but parents have reported issues within just a handful of hours of the system going live.

Suffolk County Council

A national school league table shows GCSE performance dipped in Norfolk in 2019.

Collect coupons in our Plant to Plate scheme, sponsored by Plant Grow, to bag your local school a share of £10,000 of gardening goodies

Children at risk of illnesses such as anorexia are being targeted with new recovery coaching sessions at Suffolk schools amid fears of growing levels of eating disorders in the county.

The number of children in Suffolk and Essex receiving places at their first-choice secondary school has risen slightly after several years of decline.

A children’s home in Beccles is to be sold and a replacement site found because costs for repairs will be too high.

Suffolk County Council

Just one child in Suffolk referred for an autism assessment was seen within the mandatory 13 week period in 2019, shock new figures show – with waiting times nearly double what they should be.

Suffolk County Council

Events aimed at inspiring more female students to pursue careers in the energy and construction sectors have been hailed a success.

Collect the coupons to win a share of £10,000 of gardening kit for your local scheme, with Plant to Plate scheme sponsored by PlantGrow

Half a million pounds has been pledged by Suffolk Highways for fresh road markings and signs outside schools ahead of a changeover in parking laws.

Suffolk County Council

Education chiefs are to form a task force to revamp a key strategy which aims to raise educational standards in Suffolk.

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