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Five schools from across Suffolk have converted to academy status in a bid to work together in a new partnership.

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A voucher scheme for children who are missing out on free school meals during the coronavirus crisis is being launched by the Government in response to concerns voiced by parents and carers.

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Dozens of pairs of goggles have been donated to a doctors surgery near Stowmarket which is fighting the coronavirus outbreak.

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Suffolk Babies are taking their classes online during the coronavirus pandemic - enabling families to take part from home.

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Parents have spoken of the challenges of homeschooling children with special educational needs and disability (SEND) and have shared their tips.

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A Suffolk headteacher has been given a gold star by parents for his message of support and advice over concerns about their children’s schooling during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Stowmarket High School

A huge thank you has been expressed to teachers and school staff across Suffolk while they care for the children of key workers leading the country’s battle against coronavirus.

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Parents are still expected to hear whether their child has got their preferred primary school place next month.

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Suffolk County Council

In today’s EADT Daily podcast an Ipswich teacher talks homeschooling tips, how coronavirus is impacting his GCSE students, and why it’s important to give Year 11s a proper goodbye.

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Whining about snacks, snoozing in the sunshine and swimming lessons in the bath - homeschooling certainly has its highs and lows.

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Children and their families across Suffolk have been finding new ways of getting fit during the coronavirus lockdown thanks to online fitness classes.

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With schools closed to all but the children of key workers and the vulnerable, one educator has released a handy guide of how to home school successfully.

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GCSE and A-level students across Suffolk will be given a grade that reflects the standard of their work in the academic year in lieu of exams, the government has announced.

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Schools across Suffolk, Essex and the rest of the country will close this afternoon as the fight against coronavirus steps up another gear - however, children whose parents are classed as being ‘key workers’ will still be eligible to attend.

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Fresh questions have been raised over the care of some of Suffolk’s most vulnerable children, following an ‘inadequate’ report for a council-run children’s home.

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Mary Evans

Some schools in Suffolk have already closed due to the impact of the coronavirus.

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A schools provider has called on parents to keep up pupils’ learning routines once schools have closed.

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Frequent cannabis use, two months of missed medication and alcohol abuse are among a host of issues raised by Ofsted in an inspection of a Suffolk children’s home.

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Suffolk County Council

A farewell tour of Stowmarket High School for former pupils has been cancelled because of the coronavirus.

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Stowmarket

Every school in the UK will close indefinitely from Friday, March 20 to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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The government has released the latest number of people confirmed to have coronavirus in the UK.

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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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Ofsted

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