As part of a new EDP project, we’re casting a close eye on life in our towns. Today, reporter Reece Hanson takes a look at the UK’s most easterly town: Lowestoft.
A north Suffolk academy trust has been ordered to justify the high salaries of its top-paid staff.
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.
The final local authority-maintained high school in Lowestoft is becoming an academy.
Academy leaders have come under fire as new figures reveal seven trusts with schools in Suffolk pay salaries in excess of £150,000.
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.
The battle being fought by a Waveney school boy for a sign language GCSE in schools has been given a boost after the government said they would consider introducing the qualification.
Pakefield High School has announced plans to become an academy which could see Lowestoft without any local authority controlled secondary schools if the move is approved.
Exam season is about to start for thousands of teenagers across Norfolk. As major changes are being introduced to the GCSE grading system, reporter SOPHIE WYLLIE looks at what this means for pupils and parents.
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