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Thurston twice ground to a halt yesterday as parents took to the roads to protest the council’s plan to cut free school transport.

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Parents of pupils across west Suffolk have warned of extra traffic on the roads tomorrow as a demonstration against proposed school transport cuts takes place.

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Gordon Jones

The competition last ran in 2016 and sees primary and junior schools battle it out to collect as many tokens as possible in order to win the top prize of £5000 which they can spend on sports equipment.

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A drive to help primary schools in Suffolk unlock thousands of pounds for vital sports equipment is being launched.

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Opposition to school transport cuts has taken a dramatic turn this week, as leading Conservative councillors have openly criticised the Tory-led consultation.

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Suffolk County Council

We have put together a Suffolk school league table based on revised Progress 8 and GCSE results for 2017 published by the government today. See how your school performed and where it ranks in Suffolk.

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Michael Gove

A new sixth form college in Bury St Edmunds which will open its doors to 700 students next year has unveiled its logo.

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West Suffolk College

Business and marketing students from West Suffolk College visited a popular Suffolk museum to put forward suggestions to help raise its profile.

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University of Suffolk

A decade of a life-changing course at West Suffolk College has been celebrated with a number of former students returning for a special tea party.

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Bury St Edmunds

In his first column, Jordan Barry, of Debenham, the new Suffolk New College student president, reflects on a new era for youth political engagement.

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Theresa May

Children below the age of 12 have been caught carrying knives at Suffolk primary schools in a year that knife crime reached a record high for the county, it can be revealed.

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Graham White

Pupils at Stowmarket High School came up with a number of creative designs for Christmas hampers which were then filled with goodies and donated to the town’s food bank.

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Stowmarket High School

The 2017 Key Stage 2 SATs results have been published. We list every Suffolk primary school in this searchable table so you can compare your local schools.

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United Kingdom

The 2017 primary school SATs results have been published today, but can you answer some of the English and maths questions they faced? Have a go here.

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United Kingdom

Schools in Suffolk are continuing to improve and gradually beginning to claw up the performance tables, bosses at the official education watchdog Ofsted have said.

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United Kingdom

More schools in the region - mainly in Essex - have been affected by the snow and ice, with dozens remaining closed for the day,

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Suffolk police

A number of schools have already announced plans to close across Suffolk and north Essex this morning after snowy weather hit the region.

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Kesgrave High School

Headteachers claim potential cuts to free school transport in Suffolk will hit pupil outcomes and lead to teacher job losses.

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Gordon Jones

The teacher recruitment crisis in Suffolk has been underlined by a fall in training course applications and concerns over younger teachers increasingly quitting.

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Graham White

Four Suffolk communities have splashed, sprinted and line danced their way to success – scooping the honours in a contest launched to celebrate those going the extra mile.

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Tony Goldson

More families could get one of their preferred secondary schools if they were able to list more choices when applying for places, research has found. Should it therefore increase in Suffolk?

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Suffolk County Council

Education

This year Suffolk County Council is working to Raise the Bar and improve educational standards in the county.

Here we want to champion those that are striving to drive up attainment and give our students the best possible start in life.

We also want to highlight those areas where improvement is still needed.

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