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.

Parents and carers are now able to apply for primary and secondary school places across Suffolk for next year.

The day to day experience for parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) has yet to change more than six months after a damning report, according to campaigners.

A cash-strapped Suffolk council which has already been forced to make severe cutbacks is facing a seven figure black hole in its school spending, it has emerged.

Suffolk's education chief has said he has apologised to parents who have been directly in touch with him over school transport problems.

A £3.5billion cash injection planned for schools across England is 'too little too late', according to a Suffolk union.

Students picking up GCSE results across the region celebrated some of the best results the area has ever seen.

After a nail-biting wait to receive their marks, students of Langley School have celebrated their A-level scores on results day.

Students in Beccles and Bungay are today celebrating some of the area's best A-Level results yet.

Three mental health teams are set to be created which will go into schools and offer mental health support, thanks to a £2million cash boost.

Fantastic role models and pupils who've overcome barriers to learning have been honoured during an inaugural awards ceremony.

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