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A new children’s nursery looks set to be built near to a residential development after plans were given the go-ahead.

Year six children were given an insight into the world of journalism during a special visit at their school.

A Lowestoft student who taught himself a whole new programming language in two days has reached the final stages of a prestigious education award.

Lucas He

They play a “vital role” in helping to educate fellow pupils at schools across the county.

A popular museum has been presented with brand new pieces of art – thanks to primary school pupils and sheltered housing residents.

A north Suffolk academy trust has been ordered to justify the high salaries of its top-paid staff.


A new children’s nursery could be built on a parcel of land near a residential development, despite objections from neighbours.

Carlton Colville

Nearly three quarters of Suffolk parents still believe schools in the county should be run on a catchment area system, new survey results have revealed.

Gordon Jones

Mobile phones should be banned from classrooms, with pupils to be lectured about the dangers of device dependency, the schools minister has said.

Department of Health

A day that made a difference “to so many”.

Lowestoft College

A charity has voiced its support for a grandfather’s campaign to get a pioneering type of sign language taught in UK schools.

School attainment at GCSE level in Suffolk is on the rise, according to new figures.

Plans have been unveiled to pump up to £45.1million into creating hundreds of special educational needs places in Suffolk, in a bid to meet soaring demand.

Gordon Jones

A high school has joined an initiative to help its current generation of pupils harness the talent and experience of alumni.

Suffolk’s special education needs provision has come under fire in recent weeks as the extent of pressures were revealed. Local democracy reporter Jason Noble caught up with the county’s SEND chief to find out why 2019 will change that

Care Quality Commission

A new £11.3million skills centre to train people to work in the energy, engineering, maritime and offshore sectors is on schedule to open in Suffolk this autumn.

A grandfather is calling on the government to add an innovative type of sign language to the National Curriculum.

The final local authority-maintained high school in Lowestoft is becoming an academy.

Pakefield High School

A seasoned Norfolk headteacher is returning to home turf to lead two coastal schools.


The Growing Together Project is continuing in the New Year having been successfully run at The Wellbeing Day Centre in Oulton Broad.

Relief could soon be in sight for families, staff and motorists on the school run, as new parking improvements may resolve serious traffic problems.

Peter Aldous

Families have been forced to spend thousands of pounds just to get the special support their child needs.

Gordon Jones

Young aspiring footballers are being given a kick-start in developing their passion for the game, thanks to a new community link-up.

Andy Reynolds

A Norfolk academy trust has been judged as one of the country’s best for disadvantaged pupils.

A community organisation of volunteers has once again responded to the needs of others during this season of goodwill by providing numerous food parcels.

A popular children’s author has given a series of “truly inspirational” presentations to pupils at three primary schools.

Rotary Club

A primary school headteacher has been applauded for her focus and leadership during a recent Ofsted inspection.

Langley School in Loddon has appointed a new headmaster whose experience ranges from schools in London to New Zealand.

New Zealand

An all singing, all dancing Christmas Spectacular is wowing audiences in Lowestoft.

A primary school which was put in special measures last year has been praised for its progress by Ofsted inspectors.

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