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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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Students celebrate their success at graduation ceremony

Students celebrated the culminaton of their hard work and took the next step towards a bright future at the University of Suffolk’s graduation ceremony in Bury St Edmunds.

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Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Forget fast cars, earning loads of money or even finding love - schoolchildren aged between five and 16 believe the secret to being a successful grown-up is being “happy”.

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Pupils at Thomas Gainsborough School in Great Cornard hold their results aloft. ANL-160825-120248001

GCSEs boost for schools in Suffolk

More of Suffolk’s 16 year olds achieved expected levels of GCSE attainment in English and maths this year, it has emerged today.

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Pupils in Newmarket, Soham and Mildenhall celebrate GCSE results

Students in Newmarket, Mildenhall and Soham have delighted themselves and their teachers with a stellar set of GCSE results announced today.

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Two of Mildenhall College Academy's high achievers: Emily Cash  and Ozkar Polanski

A-LEVEL RESULTS: Mildenhall College Academy’s pass masters

Oskar Polanski was planning a gap year, but after getting his A-level results at Mildenhall College Academy yesterday, he’s not so sure.

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Jemima Gedny with her results

Newmarket Academy students celebrate

Students at Newmarket Academy achieved the grades they needed to go on to their first choice university after A Level and equivalent exam results were revealed today.

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