Fri, 09:14

Children in Suffolk who grow up in areas that have the greatest literacy challenges are also likely to live much shorter lives than their peers, the first study of its kind has shown.

Suffolk schools could be hit with an £11.5m funding decrease over the next two years, according to latest estimates from education unions.

More than 200 people came together to sign and sing a special song as part of a national fundraising event.

Maths-loving high school pupils put their skills to good use by raising nearly £100 for charities which help children who need it most.


A majestic country house continued the long held tradition of inviting primary school pupils for the afternoon to collect a coin and a sweet treat.

Primary school pupils can now bring their stories to life in a special outdoor area thanks to the efforts of a friends group.

Former pupils at Suffolk schools and sixth form colleges are joining a scheme to inspire pupils into higher education.

Former East Coast College student, Joshua Bryenton, has progressed through the SkillBuild UK’s national final and has now competed in the eliminations round for his chance to represent the UK at the world finals in Russia.

East Coast College

Staff and pupils at a Lowestoft special school are celebrating once more.

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We have teamed up with Sports for Schools to offer primary and infant schools the chance to win their share of £20,000 worth of sports equipment.

Eastern Daily Press

A special assembly and a fundraising fair inspired children at a Lowestoft high school.

Benjamin Britten Music Academy

Our super Mother’s Day booklet will be stuffed with hundreds of loving messages from children across Lowestoft, Oulton Broad, Pakefield and Corton.

New library facilities have been unveiled at a Lowestoft primary school.


A whole school faith day has been hailed a success.

A teenage girl has been sent home from school for wearing fake eyelashes.

A prestigious link between the world’s most famous orchestra and Britain’s most easterly town is to be extended further in the year ahead.

Sixth Form College

A college is celebrating after topping the county’s A-level performance table for 2017.

Sixth Form College

The principal of a Norfolk and Suffolk college is to have a hand in shaping policy on mental health support for young people.

A drive to help primary schools unlock thousands of pounds for vital sports equipment has today been launched.

A headteacher believes the progress made by a Lowestoft-area primary school puts them in a good place to continue their “improvement journey.”

Creative pupils at a Lowestoft primary school have been inspired by the works of world famous painters.

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A newly installed sixth form principal has vowed to carry on where his predecessor left off and unlock the potential of young people for years to come.

Sixth Form College

Staff and pupils at a Lowestoft special school are celebrating after they were recognised with an “outstanding” double.

A Lowestoft-area primary school has closed for the day due to a heating failure.

Suffolk County

More than four thousand people have signed a petition launched by a concerned mother urging Suffolk County Council to scrap its controversial plans to reorganise free school transport.

Gordon Jones

A Lowestoft teacher has been shortlisted to win a national Teacher of the Year award.

Sixth Form College

Suffolk childcare providers have welcomed a payment increase – but warned the fight for sustainable funding is not over.

Gordon Jones

Early years’ providers have cautiously welcomed a funding rise expected to be approved by Suffolk County Council (SCC) today but warned it might not be enough to end the “crisis”.

Gordon Jones

A school has moved to quash “untrue” allegations made about its potential closure and widespread bullying.

Lowestoft Town Council

The creativity of children at one Lowestoft primary school has been hailed after success in a popular contest.

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Firefighters from Lowestoft spent more than 40 minutes dealing with a tumble dryer blaze.

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Two cars were badly damaged after a multi-vehicle collision at a busy Lowestoft junction.

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A man who bombarded his ex partner with 100 unpleasant text messages and missed calls has been jailed for four-and-a-half months.

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Dancing, twirling and plenty of poise was on display as judges were put in a spin at a popular regional contest.

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