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Tue, 13:28

A primary school which was previously placed in special measures has been praised for its progress by Ofsted inspectors.

Major plans to boost Suffolk's literacy are in the pipeline, as the county's education chiefs aim to team up with a leading charity.

Suffolk County Council

Parents in Norfolk can collect coupons to help schools win gardening equipment to promote healthy learning with our new Plant to Plate scheme.

A new specialised training centre for the civil engineering and construction sectors will open next month on the site of a former middle school.

Relief could soon be on the way for frustrated families, residents, staff and motorists on a notorious school run.

People to benefit from a life-changing foreign exchange scheme have criticised a "heartbreaking" decision not to save it following a Brexit bill vote.

Plans to revamp Suffolk's children's centres - which could see two closed - are not about saving money, council leaders are insisting.

Suffolk County Council

A key project to raise educational standards in Suffolk is "not null and void" council chiefs insist, despite fears that spending has plummeted.

Parents of children aged three or four have just over two weeks left to apply for a primary school place for September 2020 - here is all you need to know.

Political and economic changes in the UK over the past decade have hit private education schools. But despite recent closures independent schools in Norfolk believe the market is still strong. Bethany Whymark reports.

The first 10 new specialist units under £45 million plans to boost special educational needs in Suffolk have been announced.

Suffolk County Council

More than half of the 'outstanding' education establishments inspected by Ofsted in Suffolk this year have declined in standards, it has emerged.

A preschool is reaping the rewards of its success after being awarded its third consecutive 'outstanding' Ofsted report.

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.

General Election 2019

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.

Insight Energy

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.

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