Friday, October 19, 2018

A Lowestoft primary school is celebrating after winning a prestigious sports award.

It is a striking piece of artwork which has been created by young learners at one Lowestoft-area school to mark a special centenary.

An “exciting new road safety initiative” will be unveiled at a Lowestoft-area primary school this week.

Suffolk has risen 40 places in national league tables for students in the county achieving the standard GCSE pass in English and maths, provisional figures have revealed.

Suffolk County Council

Almost one in three Suffolk children are finishing primary school obese or overweight, we can reveal.

Suffolk County Council

A Norfolk-based academy trust is on the hunt for an executive headteacher to lead two of its coastal schools.


A pre school rated ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted is keen to attract new children to a popular setting.

“It is a very special day.”

Peter Aldous

Students in the class of 2018 have been urged to “enjoy, reflect and dream big” as they prepare to start a new chapter in their lives.

East Coast College

Dedicated students will be rewarded for years of hard work as a special graduation ceremony takes centre stage.

Five years ago Red Oak Primary in Lowestoft had never won a school sports trophy.


An investigation into how a pupil came to have a knife in a primary school has concluded it was most likely brought into school.

Stunning songs, dancing and costumes were showcased to enthusiastic pupils at a Lowestoft-area primary school.

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Pedal power is helping to boost pupils’ performance and encourage youngsters to lead a more active lifestyle.


Were you a former student at Denes Academy in Lowestoft?

Ormiston Denes Academy

A new school governor is hoping to use his decades of tactical planning with the army and Ministry of Defence to help to ensure a bright future for his former school.


It’s time to start collecting - our Books for Schools campaign begins today.

Eastern Daily Press

With just two days to go until the official launch of our Books for Schools campaign, a children’s author has spoken about the positive ways books have shaped his life.


Pupils stepped back in time to learn more about a “fascinating period” in British history.

Schools across the region are counting down the days until our Books for Schools campaign is officially launched.

Plans are underway for three of east Suffolk’s biggest high schools to form a multi-academy trust which could also see their feeder primary schools united.

A 20% fall in the number of people starting an apprenticeship in Suffolk has sparked a “real cause of alarm” for business leaders.

Gordon Jones

A primary school is investigating an incident in which a child was found with a knife in a classroom.

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In all, 1,154 complaints were made to Suffolk County Council last year, according to data published by its audit committee.

Suffolk County Council

A firm has welcomed two new starters at its Lowestoft office and one at its Halesworth office as part a new intake of 18 apprentices and graduate trainees.


Parents and carers can now apply for primary and secondary school places for September 2019.

Gordon Jones

Two families in Lowestoft have described the heartbreaking struggle to get suitable education for their children who require SEN provision, after seeing them wait months to start school.

Suffolk County Council

A family who claim their autistic son has not had suitable education since April have described their plight for appropriate provision as “hopeless”.


A group of students from a Lowestoft high school are about to weigh anchor for a life-changing journey aboard a historic sailing boat.

East Point Academy

Suffolk primary schools have excluded a higher proportion of pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN) or receiving Free School Meals (FSM) than anywhere else in the country, according to new figures from the county’s Labour group.

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