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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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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

Schools across East Anglia are being urged to enter a national science competition with prize money available to support science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) teaching.

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United Kingdom

Thousands more days of school absences are being lost to unauthorised family holidays in Suffolk and Essex.

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Gordon Jones

The first graduates of the University of Suffolk since it secured independence status last year gathered in Ipswich today to celebrate years of hard work.

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University of Suffolk

Increasing numbers of parents are applying online for a Year 7 place for their children. Find out everything you need to know about how to apply for secondary schools in Suffolk for September 2018.

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Gordon Jones

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

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Suffolk

Children from Bardwell, Gislingham, Palgrave and Old Newton primary schools, along with staff, parents, clergy, friends and diocesan representatives, have marked the first anniversary of the Tilian Partnership Multi Academy Trust.

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St Edmundsbury

Children at a Stowmarket primary school will now stand out on school trips following the donation of 100 high-visibility vests from a local company.

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Essex libraries have launched a checklist to help parents and children get the most out of their local library.

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Reading

Education chiefs have questioned soaring salaries paid to academy bosses as latest figures show some are earning more than the Prime Minister. Today, we are asking: should their salaries be capped?

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Theresa May

Follow our live coverage today as hundreds of students receive their long-awaited GCSE results, amid concerns over the new number-based grading scale being introduced for the first time in a generation.

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Kesgrave High School

It is GCSE Results Day today. With numbers replacing letters in some GCSE results this year, reflecting a new tougher curriculum, here is a guide to the new system for parents in Suffolk and Essex.

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Suffolk

Ahead of GCSE Results Day tomorrow, we are asking Suffolk and Essex parents about how their children felt in the run-up to GCSEs earlier this year.

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GCSE results 2017

Join In: Can you answer these GCSE exam questions?

Monday, August 21, 2017

Thousands of students in Suffolk and Essex are this week waiting for their GCSE results, but can you correctly answer these eight sample GCSE questions?

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GCSE results 2017

Hundreds of sixth-formers have discovered their much-anticipated A-level grades across east Suffolk following the biggest exam shake-up in a generation.

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A level 2017

An aspiring data scientist praised for developing a ground-breaking gadget which predicts pupils’ GCSE results has won a place at a top university to develop the project for real.

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Stowmarket High School

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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