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Hundreds of children from across Stowmarket and the surrounding villages came together over the Easter Holidays to celebrate the world of science.

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A new multi-academy trust bringing together schools in mid Suffolk has been launched this month, with the first five schools converting to academies under its umbrella.

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St Edmundsbury

The children at a Great Finborough school put on quite a show last month when they headed to Ipswich for a three-day run of Guys and Dolls.

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Finborough School

Children at a Stowmarket school took part in a special community project last week to benefit the local environment.

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Pupils at a Great Finborough school truly embraced the festive spirit last week when they teamed up to donate a mountain of Easter eggs to charity.

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Finborough School

A motion for a full council debate over controversial plans to shake up free school transport has been voted down – despite youngsters as young as 11 making representations in person.

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Gordon Jones

Education bosses in Suffolk have said a culture of parental preference has left more than 82% of the county’s schools with unfilled places, while the most popular are continually oversubscribed.

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Gordon Jones

A Stowmarket primary school is celebrating two major achievements after receiving a prestigious award for physical education and scoring ‘Good’ in its most recent Ofsted report.

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Organisers of a set of adult learning courses attended by thousands of people across Suffolk are celebrating a top Ofsted rating this week.

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Suffolk County Council

Children from across Stowmarket are invited to a brand new ‘mad science’ festival next month.

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Stowmarket Town Council

A popular Stowmarket museum has announced it will be launching a brand new exhibition inspired by child’s play.

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More than 97% of students in Suffolk will get a place at one of their preferred secondary schools, the county council has confirmed.

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Gordon Jones

Almost 600 schools in Suffolk and Essex have announced closures or partial closures today after a night of heavy snow showers. Check here to see if your child’s school has been forced to close for the day.

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Adam Dury

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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Suffolk County Council

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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Suffolk County Council

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

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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