Search

Education news

Inspectors have recognised “huge changes” at a Suffolk primary school, but they still felt it “requires improvement”.

Read more

Fears have been raised that Suffolk may have a systemic problem with how children’s homes are run after a third establishment was given a poor Ofsted rating in the last 10 weeks.

Read more
Jack Abbott

Most school holiday dates will be the same in Suffolk and Essex in 2019 - but the autumn half term are set to fall in a different week.

Read more
Suffolk New College

A council said today it had received no complaints about a video of a drag queen headteacher.

Read more

A “visionary and ambitious” bid to establish a pioneering multi-million pound centre for technology in the east has been put forward.

Read more
Jo Churchill

A college in Suffolk has said it believes the popularity in crime dramas on TV has helped boost take up in science subjects, after demand for places has quadrupled.

Read more
Suffolk County Council

As work begins to rebuild Stowmarket High School, headteacher Dave Lee-Allan is calling on the community to help stock the new building with key resources.

Read more
Department for Education

If you are a parent of a three or four year old you may have just recieved a letter about primary school places. But what do you do next?

Read more
Suffolk County Council

New management has been found for several schools in Suffolk and north Essex formerly run by the controversial academy trust Bright Tribe.

Read more
Sandy Martin

A programme to turn around Suffolk’s special education needs (SEN) provision has been outlined – with an “innovative” pilot set to spearhead the measures.

Read more
Jack Abbott

Students from Finborough School embarked on an adventure to the continent to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Read more
Finborough School

“Chronic underfunding” of education by the government has been blamed for a council’s overspending on children’s services.

Read more
Gordon Jones

Proposals have been submitted by Suffolk’s education team for a new special school in the county, amid a “crisis” in special education needs provision.

Read more
Jack Abbott

A Suffolk primary school has introduced vegan alternatives to ensure that “no children are left out” after studies reveal a 700% increase in veganism over the last two years.

Read more
BBC

More than a dozen members of staff and ex-students were among those gathered to remember a popular teacher who died weeks after becoming a mum.

Read more
West Suffolk Hospital

Fresh questions have been raised over youngsters not in education, employment or training (NEETs), after the latest data revealed Suffolk had disproportionately high numbers.

Read more
Jack Abbott

Fresh questions have been raised over Suffolk County Council’s management of vulnerable children’s homes as another has received an ‘inadequate’ Ofsted rating – the second home in eight weeks.

Read more
Jack Abbott

Sixth forms and colleges across Suffolk have united for a campaign to lobby the government for better funding.

Read more

Scores of Suffolk schools have signed up for a fresh project to boost attainment – but education chiefs have confirmed no extra cash has been pumped into it.

Read more
Jack Abbott

West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds has linked up with a Needham Market primary school on a project to commemorate Armistice next month.

Read more
West Suffolk College

Suffolk’s fostering and adoption service has shined a spotlight on some of the harder children to find homes for in its latest campaign.

Read more

John Nice - Doing nicely

Friday, June 22, 2018

East Anglian farmers are warning the situation for some of their crops was beginning to get “very serious” as a prolonged dry spell puts pressure on plants, particularly those on light, free-draining soil.

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.

If you have an education story for us, email us newsroom@archant.co.uk or Tweet us @EADT24 or visit our Facebook page

Ofsted

See how the most-recently inspected schools performed or tell us what you think of the standard of education at your child’s school.
Click here to go to the official Ofsted website

Local weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 6°C

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Stowmarket Mercury regular newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24