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Friday, September 11, 2020

Plans to revamp Suffolk’s children’s centre provision will go ahead, after a challenge by opposition parties was dismissed.

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Mary Evans
Thursday, September 3, 2020

A dedicated officer is being recruited in Suffolk to lead the county’s efforts in eradicating food poverty.

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Jack Abbott
Thursday, August 27, 2020

A controversial decision to revamp Suffolk’s children’s centres made earlier this week has been challenged by opposition councillors – and could be due a fresh debate.

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Mary Evans
Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Radical changes to children’s centres provision in Suffolk have been given the final approval after more than a year in the pipeline.

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Mary Evans
Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Parents are facing uncertainty over how their children will get to school in September, as spare seats on school buses cannot currently be offered for sale.

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Jack Abbott
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

A social workers’ association in Suffolk is calling for a rethink on a planned shake-up of children’s centres, claiming that it will reduce the availability of safe spaces.

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Jack Abbott
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

A final decision on the revamp of children’s centres in Suffolk has been delayed after an error was spotted in the council’s reports.

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Matthew Hicks
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

The number of parents wishing to home school their child is expected to rise in Suffolk, after the coronavirus lockdown gave families a ‘trial run’.

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Mary Evans
Monday, July 13, 2020

Issues such as home schooling, special educational needs and school transport have prompted fresh calls for a dedicated council committee scrutinising education issues.

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Matthew Hicks
Friday, July 10, 2020

An action plan to tackle food poverty in Suffolk is to be published before the end of next year as part of a pledge to help families struggling to make ends meet.

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Jack Abbott

A final decision on a shake-up of children’s centres in Suffolk is set to be made next week – with one more centre remaining open full time than planned.

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Jack Abbott

An urgent investigation has been launched after new figures revealed the numbers of Suffolk school pupils permanently excluded doubled this year.

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Mary Evans

A decision on the revamp of children’s centre services in Suffolk should not be made while the coronavirus crisis continues, a trade union has warned.

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Mary Evans
Saturday, May 16, 2020

Special educational needs bosses in Suffolk have turned around the ailing performance in processing care plan assessments, and are now above the national average it has emerged.

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Jack Abbott
Thursday, May 14, 2020

Suffolk education leaders are set to lobby the Government on reimbursing schools which have had to fork out for free school meals, following failings in the national programme.

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Jack Abbott

Schools across Suffolk have been urged to claim free tampons and sanitary products for their pupils from a government scheme to help support young female pupils.

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Jack Abbott
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Providers behind two of Suffolk’s three specialist speech and language schools which have been confirmed for closure have opted not to run new smaller units.

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Mary Evans
Friday, April 24, 2020

Education chiefs in Suffolk have approved plans which mean all new-build special educational needs schools must be equipped with sprinkler systems, after it emerged the Department for Education did not make the system mandatory.

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Mary Evans
Thursday, April 23, 2020

The locations for two new special schools have been identified as part of multi-million pound plans to create hundreds of new places for pupils in Suffolk.

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Mary Evans
Wednesday, April 22, 2020

A £90 increase in fees for post-16 school transport in Suffolk has been agreed despite objections from parents.

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Jack Abbott
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Plans to increase the cost of school transport by £90 for those aged 16-18 are set to be decided next week – despite more than three quarters of parents saying it would have an impact on them.

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Jack Abbott
Thursday, March 19, 2020

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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Mary Evans

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