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Suffolk ‘not effectively’ meeting special educational needs of children, say inspectors

The special educational needs of many children and young people in Suffolk are not being effectively met, according to a new report.

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Mildenhall school children get running to raise money for the NSPCC

Pupils at Great Heath Academy in Mildenhall took part in a sponsored run to raise an impressive £3,506 for the NSPCC.

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Houldsworth Valley Primary Academy in Newmarket has joined the Samuel Ward Academy Trust.

Newmarket primary school joins academy trust

School bosses have spoken of their delight after officially joining a renowned academy trust.

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The cast of The Wiz performed by students at Soham Village College

Soham Village College entertains with The Wiz

Students from Soham Village College followed the yellow brick road with zest and panache as they put on their annual production last week.

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Will O'Reilly is the new student governor at West Suffolk College

Student governor is elected at West Suffolk College

A new student governor has been elected at West Suffolk College.

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For the occasion of the Mass, a special frontal was placed before the altar. It was created by Year 9 students.

Bury St Edmunds school begins its golden jubilee year

A Bury St Edmunds school began its golden jubilee year with a celebration of Mass at St Edmundsbury Cathedral.

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Sue Spiller, author of Bertunas Children: The History of Education in a Suffolk Village, with the Mayor of St Edmundsbury, Cllr Julia Wakelam

Former Suffolk teacher publishes book about history of education

A former Suffolk teacher has published a book about the history of education in Great Barton.

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Shakespeare opportunity for Suffolk students

Shakespeare opportunity for Suffolk students

Suffolk Schools are being invited to work with Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds on its 2017 Shakespeare Takeover Programme.

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Suffolk primary school place application deadline looms

Suffolk primary school place application deadline looms

The deadline is fast approaching to apply for a Suffolk primary school place for the 2017/2018 school year.

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Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory for all secondary school pupils

Ministers consider mandatory porn lessons

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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Burwell village college ..pupils in main hall which they have decorated in the absence of a Christmas tree
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Building work can’t halt school’s Christmas celebration

Pupils at Burwell Village College primary school weren’t going to let major redevelopment work at their school get in the way of their Christmas celebrations.

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Clare Powell cooks under the watchful eye of a judge

Haverhill school chef serves up a prize-winner

A Haverhill ‘dinner lady’ has received a highly commended prize in the East of England LACA School Chef of the Year 2017 competition.

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Some of the students' artwork for the witch trials exhibition

Powerful work by West Suffolk College students portrays Bury’s Witch Trials

Young people’s artistic reactions to the infamous Bury St Edmunds Witch Trials are the basis of an exhibition by West Suffolk College Students which opens at Moyse’s Hall Museum today.

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New building will allow Lakenheath care farm to grow

EU funding has allowed a care farm to put up a purpose-built building to allow it to work in comfort and expand.

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Cathy Durrant, head of pastoral support; Colin Shaw, vice principal student and learning Support; Nicola Urquhart; Calvin Marshall, director of learning support; Coryn Sparrow, learning support manager. ANL-160811-152604001

Mother of missing Corrie McKeague appeals to students at West Suffolk College for information

The mother of missing Corrie McKeague has made a heartfelt plea to staff at West Suffolk College to talk to their students in a bid to help find her son.

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UPDATE: Controlled explosion carried at a Great Cornard school

A controlled explosion was carried out at a school in Great Cornard last night.

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Newmarket’s ‘outstanding’ St Louis Academy is top class

Newmarket’s ‘outstanding’ St Louis Academy is top class

A Newmarket academy has been rated as one of the best Roman Catholic schools in the country by a diocesan inspector.

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Police warning as killer clown craze hits UK. Photo: Shutterstock.

Headteacher hits out at ‘irresponsible’ individual who dressed as clown and scared pupils

A headteacher has hit out at an ‘irresponsible’ individual who dressed up as a clown and scared children on their way into school.

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Adults (left to right): Sean Dunderdale, Lincs FM; Matt Deegan, MuxCo; Richard Lyon, Lincs FM; Sean Thorne, Fun Kids; Minister Matt Hancock MP; Adam Newstead, Heart Suffolk; Pip Whiteside, Ixworth CEVC Primary School; Chris Stevens, Chris Country; Luke Deal, BBC Suffolk; Ford Ennals, Digital Radio UK; Robert Hughes, Hughes Electricals. Children (left to right): Hannah Baker, Olivia Cole, Jessica Wood, Charlotte Read, Freya Lyddiat, Oliver Dowds, Alfie Rose, Ethan Doman ANL-160710-100645001

Ixworth Primary School hosts digital radio launch

With the press of a big green button at a primary school, West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock launched four new radio transmitters to bring local stations to DAB digital radio.

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