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Calls have been made by education champions in Suffolk to bring poorly performing academies back under council control.

Children with special educational needs and disabilities in Suffolk are missing out on millions of pounds in funding, according to new data.

Parents in Suffolk are waking up on National Offer Day to the news of their primary school places application – with many overjoyed to have secured a place at their first choice school.

A shake-up of specialist speech and language services for children - which could see three centres closed - aims to support more of the 2,300 youngsters in need of help, education chiefs claim.

A number of children’s centres across Suffolk are under threat of closure as part of a wide-ranging review of services, it has been revealed.

Stargazers are urged to look up to the night’s sky as host of new constellations glimmer ahead of the warmer months.

Stargazers are urged to look up to the night’s sky as host of new constellations glimmer ahead of the warmer months.

The final local authority-maintained high school in Lowestoft has become an academy.

As figures reveal that Suffolk ranks among the worst areas in the country for unauthorised school absences, we ask the question - have you ever taken your child out of school during term time?

Gordon Jones

A talented teenager who suffered as a victim of bullying has harnessed the experience to create his debut feature-length film.

A Lowestoft school is leading the way in sensory circuits – an initiative to get students ready for learning from the minute they get in the classroom.

Interactive workshops have helped to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.

The Department for Education (DfE) says it has no plans to change the UK’s curriculum following calls for Makaton sign language to be added.

A primary school which was previously placed in special measures has been praised for its progress by Ofsted inspectors.

School children across the Lowestoft area dressed up as their favourite characters for this year’s World Book Day.

Health and education leaders at national level are to meet to decide how to turn round Suffolk’s failing special needs education service, it has been revealed.

Care Quality Commission

The family of an autistic youngster who was left without appropriate specialist education for more than a year has described being pushed from “pillar to post” in the fight for proper schooling, following a latest critical report.

Norwich

Calls for an independent review into failing special educational needs provision in Suffolk is growing today following renewed criticism by inspectors.

The NHS and Whitehall are set to decide the next steps for Suffolk’s ailing special educational needs provision, following a latest scathing inspection by health and education watchdogs.

It’s time to take learning out of the classroom and on to the beach, according to an East Anglian college.

East Coast College

A Norfolk parent is encouraging others to ask their children about the Momo challenge after discovering his seven-year-old son had been exposed to it.

Parents of children who attend schools in the Lowestoft area have been warned about the dangers of an online ‘suicide challenge’ dubbed Momo.

New figures reveal one in five Suffolk schools have no male teachers – raising questions over a lack of role models for boys in early education.

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

Waveney District Council

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.

Lowestoft

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

Carlton Colville

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