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Suffolk adult courses are praised by Ofsted

Adult community learning courses provided in Suffolk by social enterprise Realise Futures have been rated ‘good’ by the education watchdog.

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Back to school for 19 fathers who took part in West Row Academy's Epic Dads event

Back to school for lessons in being an epic dad

It was back to school for 19 dads at the first EPIC Dads event at West Row Academy.

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Young bellringer Jimmy Yeoman and his mother Vanda with Dragons Caroline Kerr and Alistair Thomson.

Newmarket student to ring the changes at cathedral

A Newmarket student will ring the bells at one of the country’s most magnificent cathedrals thanks to a Dragons’ Den competition.

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Students with the Bank of England's Sir David Ramsden

Brexit to bitcoin: Newmarket students quiz Bank of England deputy

Students from Newmarket Academy have been given a rare opportunity to quiz the Bank of England’s Deputy Governor.

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Church of England primary school branded 'inadequate' by Ofsted

Church of England primary school branded 'inadequate' by Ofsted

Well over half of parents who completed an Ofsted survey about their children’s primary school said they would not recommend it.
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Exning Primary School has closed today because of the water issues

Exning Primary School closed because of burst water pipes

Exning Primary School was forced to close today after a mains pipe burst left it with no running water.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

One week left to have your say on Suffolk’s school buses

You have one week left to tell Suffolk County Council what you think of its plans for school transport.

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The website for the petition against changes to Suffolk's school transport policy

School bus petition signed by three times more people than have filled in county’s consultation

A petition against Suffolk’s school transport changes has been signed by more than 6,600 people yet only 2,099 have taken part in the county council’s consultation on it.

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Lakenheath is halfway between two schools

School bus protesters urged to give views to county consultation not just social media

People worried about changes to Suffolk’s school transport are being urged to take part in the consultation instead of just signing petitions or posting on social media.

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Burwell pre-school where five-year-old was locked alone for two hours closes after Ofsted ruling

A Burwell pre-school closed its doors on Tuesday after Ofsted cancelled the owner’s registration to provide childcare.

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Woodpigeons were the most common birds at schools in Suffolk last year'  Picture: Chris Gomersall (rspb-images.com)

Schools flock to take part in Big Birdwatch

Children are standing by their binoculars ready to take part in the annual RSPB Big Schools Birdwatch.

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West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds

MPs backing WSC bid for East Anglian technology institute

East Anglian MPs are backing the West Suffolk College-led bid to create an institute of technology in the region.

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Mildenhall College Academy

Call for Mildenhall Academy’s ex-pupils to inspire future generations

Former students of Mildenhall College Academy who went on to higher education are being asked to go back to school.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Controversial school transport plans to go to public consultation

Controversial plans which could see 3700 children lose their free school transport in an attempt to cut spending will go to public consultation next week.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Councillors reconsider Suffolk’s school transport proposals next week

The stalled consultation on free school transport in Suffolk should restart next month with the public being asked to consider three options.

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Steven Palmer, site manager at Morgan Sindall, left, with Nichola Connor and Stuart Tinsley of Chilford Hundred Education Trust at The Pines Primary School, Red Lodge

Chance for parents to find out more about Red Lodge’s new school at road show

Red Lodge’s new primary school is on schedule and the trust behind it is holding a roadshow event in the village tomorrow.

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West Suffolk College principal Nikos Savvas

East to bid for tech institute

West Suffolk College is leading an East Anglian bid to get funding to create an institute of technology to train future technicians and engineers.

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'We will do better' pledges embattled Newmarket nursery

'We will do better' pledges embattled Newmarket nursery

The owner of a Newmarket nursery has pledged he and his staff will do everything in their power to improve it in the wake of a second damning report by government inspectors.

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