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‘I can’t stress enough what a huge support the community has been’ – Emma’s annual jumble sale returns to Wortham next month

The founder of a charity to support young people in Uganda says she will be returning to the country next year to see the inspiration behind the organisation.

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Head teacher Maxine McGarr with pupils at St Andrew's Primary School

North Lopham primary school kicks off year with some ‘good’ news

Pupils and staff at a primary school in North Lopham are celebrating after being rated as ‘good’ in a recent Ofsted report.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Suffolk Cabinet approval of school transport consultation blocked by opposition

Yesterday’s decision by Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet to go ahead with a free school transport consultation has been ‘called in’ by opposition councillors.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Free school transport consultation backed by Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet.

Suffolk County Council’s cabinet today approved a three-month consultation on the future of free school transport.

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MP for Central Suffolk and North Ipswich, Dr Dan Poulter.

COLUMN: Dr Dan Poulter - ‘It’s the start of a new educational journey’

For many of us, the school summer holidays have now drawn to a close, but hopefully not before taking the chance to enjoy endless days of summer fun and sunshine away from the daily routine of the school day.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

3,700 Suffolk students could lose free school buses

Suffolk County Council plans to consult parents on a ‘fairer’ school transport policy which would see 3,700 pupils losing their right to free transport.

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GCSE RESULTS: Archbishop Sancroft High School deptuty headteacher  Rob Connelly, left, with headteacher Richard Cranmer. Photo: Zach Ward.

‘They have shown a maturity beyond their years’ - teachers’ praise for Archbishop Sancroft pupils after ‘challenging’ year

Teachers in Harleston have praised a “super” year group after students earned some of the best grades in the school’s history – against the backdrop of a tragic accident.

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BURSTING AT THE SEAMS: Dr Dan Poulter MP believes Palgrave needs a bigger primary school.

Suffolk MP says Palgrave needs a bigger school to replace current building ‘bursting at the seams’

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich Dr Dan Poulter is supporting a bid for a new school in Palgrave – claiming the village’s current facility is “bursting at the seams”.

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GCSE results day 2017

Suffolk and Norfolk County Councils praise students after improved GCSE results

Councils in Suffolk and Norfolk have congratulated GCSE students after an increase in attainment in both English and maths.

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Students at Diss High School jump for joy on GCSE results day. Photo: Andrew Martin.

GCSE RESULTS: Students across Diss Express area celebrate after making the grade once again

Students across the Diss Express area have been jumping for joy after making the grade on GCSE results day.

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A-level results day.

Joy as Suffolk students beat their national counterparts on A-level results day

Suffolk pupils outperformed their national counterparts after provisional A-level figures were above the UK average.

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A level school results.  Diss High school.

UPDATED/PICTURES: Anxious wait for students in Diss Express area over as our teenagers make the grade on A-level results day

The wait is over for students across the Diss Express area as they pick up their A-level results this morning.

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Diss, Norfolk. Diss High School Entrance and Sign

Education fund for Diss pupils past and present opens

Young people in Diss waiting on their GCSE and A Level results and planning their futures can be supported with grants from the Taylor and Hammond Foundation.

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Staff and children celebrated the school's 'outstanding' Ofsted rating with a picnic.

Pre-school’s joy at outstanding Oftsed rating

For years, Occold Pre-School has been ranked as ‘good’, but now a new inspection by Ofsted has seen the school boosted to ‘outstanding’.

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Hartismere Place residents were joined by children from St Peter and St Paul CEVA Primary School as part of the Archie Project, an initiative set up by the charity Reminiscence Learning, and introduced by Care UK at the home. Photo: Lucy Taylor.

Eye care home residents and pupils team together to tackle dementia stigma and myths

Pupils and care home residents in Eye have come together in a bid to tackle the myths and stigma surrounding dementia.

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Valerie Jones (right), headteacher at both Dennington and Charsfield Primary Schools, was presented with an award for her work since the schools became federated in September 2014. Submitted photo.

Departing Dennington head says award win “lovely” way to mark 40 years in education

An retiring headteacher who has won an award for being the driving force behind the collaboration of two Suffolk schools says it is a “lovely” way to mark her 40 years in education.

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Sir Robert Hitcham's Primary School has been shortlisted for a Dulux competition to revamp the school's dinning hall, pictured are members of the school council in the dining room. Pictured is Sophia Scurrell.   Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Sir Robert Hitcham CEVA School in Debenham enters £10,000 Dulux competition for dining room transformation

A Debenham primary school has fought off competition from across the country to be shortlisted for a competition that will see the school’s dining hall transformed.

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Attleborough Academy celebrates 50 years of secondary education. From left: CEO of Tengroup, Mr Dick Palmer, former Attleborough High Assistant Principal, Mr David Jones,  former Headteacher of Attleborough High, Mr Stuart Bailey, and current Headteacher of Attleborough Academy Mr Neil McShane

Library dedication a ‘fitting’ finale as Attleborough Academy celebrates 50 years of secondary education

Fifty years of secondary education was marked at Attleborough Academy where more than 200 staff of past and present celebrated at a ‘fitting’ event.

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Some of the pupils at Wortham Primary School with their Bug Hotel they have created.   Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Wortham primary school’s bug hotel aims for silver award

It is not just humans who can enjoy a five-star hotel experience, with children at Wortham Primary School building a bug hotel.

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More than 300 children enjoy a picnic and activities at a sports day at Diss High School.

More than 300 primary school children get involved with Diss High School’s picnic sports day

More than 300 four and five year olds were treated to activities at Diss High School’s key stage 1 picnic sports day on Tuesday. Children from Dickleburgh, Garboldisham, Scole,

Diss Infants, Diss Junior and Roydon enjoyed a picnic on the school field followed by activities focusing on agility, balance and coordination skills.

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