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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, 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
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

With school pupils unable to take GCSE and A-level exams this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, results have had to be calculated differently.

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Mary Evans
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Parents with fears about sending their child back to school in September have been urged to have a discussion with headteachers – but there are currently no plans to prosecute parents.

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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

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

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
Saturday, June 20, 2020

Increasing confidence from parents has prompted a rise in the numbers of pupils returning to school - with nearly 2,000 going back in some format.

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Mary Evans
Saturday, June 6, 2020

Fewer than one in five primary pupils returned to school in Suffolk last week, new data shows.

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Mary Evans

Fewer pupils and schools returned in Suffolk today than anticipated, according to education chiefs, as parents proved to be cautious about sending their children back.

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Mary Evans
Thursday, May 28, 2020

A handful of Suffolk primary schools are not expected to reopen their doors on June 1, it has been confirmed.

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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

Dozens of questions are being asked by schools in Suffolk as they prepare to open schools from June 1 in a bid to ensure safety.

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Mary Evans

Ofsted inspectors have carried out a virtual monitoring visit on a struggling children’s home where frequent cannabis use was reported.

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Mary Evans
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
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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