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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Virtual reality experiences were showcased to more than 450 students from across Suffolk and Norfolk at a special skills event.

A district's only speech and language unit, supporting children as young as five, is to close at the end of the school year.

Norfolk schools are facing a £29m funding shortfall next year compared to 2015, despite political parties promising billions of pounds of more money, a union has claimed.

Think you know your Harry Potter from your Horrid Henry? Or your Gryffindor from your Gross Class Zero?

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

As an award-winning performance poet his talks and workshops are in great demand across the country.

More than 450 students from across Suffolk and Norfolk will converge on a state-of-the-art energy skills centre for a special event.

With this year's General Election taking place in December for the first time in decades and Brexit being the big issue for this year's polls, the 2019 vote is shaping up to be different to most.

Dreams have become reality with the opening of a world-class facility.

Five years ago a Lowestoft primary school rebranded its sports department in an effort to boost attainment and make the children aspire to be fit and healthy.

Suffolk's MPs have united in calling for changes to government guidance on school transport, which have led to problems in the county.

Changes to a controversial school transport policy in Suffolk have not been ruled out in 2020, as a 'lessons learnt' study is due to be published in the New Year.

Schoolchildren in Norfolk face disruption to their end-of-term celebrations due to imminent general election.

A watchdog has praised a "transformation" in front-line services for vulnerable children - but said "significant shortfalls" remain in other areas of practice.

A new £11.7m energy skills centre is set to be unveiled in Lowestoft next month.

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Children's safety could be at risk, union bosses have warned as a school trust announces plans to cut over 130 jobs in ICT, caretaking and maintenance.

Young people who claimed schools "just didn't care" when it came to bullying have sparked positive action.

Nearly 6,000 pupils in Suffolk are being taught in schools whose last inspection showed them to be inadequate according to new figures unveiled by the county council.

Three primary schools in Waveney are hoping to hit the back of the net with a sporting award.

Parents and carers have until the end of the month to submit an application to secure their child's place at a Suffolk secondary school for September next year.

Dinosaurs, fairies and planets hidden in popular parks are set to entertain youngsters as part of an ambitious new project.

A town preschool has announced its sudden closure, blaming a lack of government funding and pressures put upon childcare settings.

Vulnerable children in Norfolk are set to benefit from a share of £84m of government funding for a landmark project to improve support for those at risk.

School students from Bungay have won a number of national certificates in this year's national 'Starpack Awards'.

An academy has been given an inadequate Ofsted rating as inspectors said some of the school's decisions were not in the best interests of students.

A children's author and illustrator has returned to his primary school to paint a mural with the help of his partner and school children.

Students will be donning mortar boards and gowns this week as years of hard work and dedication is set to be rewarded.

A new Norfolk headteacher has dismissed the Labour party's assertion that the UK education system would be better off without private schools.

A new life-saving piece of equipment is to be installed at a popular pre-school setting.

Children from the region have collaborated with a local artist to create a stunning mural of the area they live in.

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