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Yesterday, 18:28

A fundraising coffee morning at a Lowestoft-area primary school has boosted a worthy cause.

A whole school faith day has been hailed a success.

Parents and carers have until the end of the month to submit their application to secure their child’s place at a Suffolk secondary school for September 2018.

Conservative-controlled Suffolk County Council is preventing working families from getting the free childcare the government promised them by under-funding nurseries.

Action is needed over stretched children’s services in Suffolk, it has been warned, after figures showed a five year high of youngsters now in care.

Suffolk has risen more than 50 places in the national secondary school league table in five years on the back of improving GCSE results.

Suffolk County Council

Children at a school near Southwold joined in with National Poetry Day.

One of Norwich City’s overseas talents has helped spread the club’s German fever across the border at a Suffolk academy.

Germany

More than 70 East Coast College students from a range of courses, including care, animal care, hair and beauty, art and catering, attended a four day trip at Kingswood in Overstrand.

East Coast College

The achievements of more than 50 devoted students will be celebrated in Lowestoft this weekend.

East Coast College

A new sport and health partnership, aimed at improving the activity levels of children in schools across north Suffolk, has been unveiled.

Lowestoft

Children across Lowestoft have been getting creative as part of a special project.

A Loddon school pupil 
has received national recognition for a history project at a prestigious 
award ceremony.

United Kingdom

It has been a week of celebration where a special series of events have been running across parts of the country.

The success of a family fun day has been hailed, after funds were raised for a primary school.

Parents and carers of children have the chance to comment on changes to Suffolk’s school admission policy over the next six weeks.

Suffolk County Council

Hundreds of dictionaries have been delivered to primary schools in the Lowestoft area – thanks to the three town-based Rotary clubs.

Suffolk County

A college on the Norfolk coast has hosted its first summit focusing on young people’s mental health.

Norman Lamb

Rising numbers of seven-year-olds are reaching the expected standards at Suffolk’s primary schools, but results are still below the national average, new figures show.

Suffolk County Council

Children and staff at a Lowestoft-area primary school have helped others in need and made a special presentation during an assembly.

Salvation Army

Suffolk’s largest teaching union has launched a campaign over the “savage” levels of school funding under the new national funding formula (NFF).

United Kingdom

Talented young hockey players from Lowestoft have been officially accredited as young leaders in the sport.

Sixty primary school children were given a tour of one of Lowestoft’s most recognisable landmarks, after two organisations from their community stepped in to make the trip happen.

Suffolk’s largest teachers’ union has welcomed the scrapping of national curriculum tests for seven year olds, describing them as a “waste of time”.

A summit looking at children’s mental health and work to protect wellbeing in Norfolk schools will be launched next week.

Two Lowestoft students have joined the former Prime Minister of Australia to campaign in Westminster for better education for children across the globe.

A headteacher has praised 
the “considerable progress” made by a Lowestoft-area primary school.

The controversial decision to ask residents for their views on changing the way free transport is offered to Suffolk schoolchildren is to be looked at again by county councillors.

Students looking for a rewarding career in social care still have time to apply for a new training initiative that may lead to a guaranteed job.

East Coast College

The number of parents lodging appeals after their child is refused a place at their preferred secondary school has more than doubled in the last four years.

Suffolk County Council

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A Lowestoft teacher could be honoured at an upcoming televised awards ceremony.

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Yesterday, 17:43

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