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Two Ofsted reports in a matter of weeks for Norfolk head –but she passes with flying colours

Finding out about two Ofsted reports in two weeks is pretty daunting.

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An award-winning family building company has welcomed a party of local nursery school children to its development in Framlingham.
Bennett Homes hosted a visit from Sir Robert Hitchams CEVAP School to Tudor Gardens located off New Road, where the 21 four-year olds, accompanied by teachers and volunteer parents and helpers, were given a demonstration of a number of construction activities. PHOTO: KEITH MINDHAM.

Firm builds bridges with Framlingham nursery children in visit

An award-winning family building company has welcomed a party of local nursery school children to its development in Framlingham.

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Shelton with Hardwick Primary School has been rated 'Good' by Ofsted. 


Pictured Executive Headteacher Laura Jestico with some pupils




PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Headteacher marks first year at Shelton with Hardwick Primary School with some ‘good’ news

A headteacher has marked her first year at a Norfolk school with some good news.

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West Suffolk College principal Nikos Savvas

East to bid for tech institute

West Suffolk College is leading an East Anglian bid to get funding to create an institute of technology to train future technicians and engineers.

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United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May, with Paul Farmer (left), Mind Chief Executive, and Lord Dennis Stevenson,  visits Chapel Green School build site, Norfolk, for mental health visit. �Crown.

Prime Minister Theresa May has high praise for construction firm on visit to new school in Old Buckenham

Prime Minister Theresa May has praised a construction and infrastructure firm’s approach to mental health during a visit to Norfolk last week.

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Two weeks left to apply for school places

Two weeks left to apply for Suffolk secondary school places

Parents and carers have two weeks to apply for their child’s place at a Suffolk secondary school for September 2018.

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Banham Primary School has officially relaunched its revamped wildlife area.Angela Sharpe Photography.

Banham Primary pupils can get in touch with their wild side once again after relaunch

Banham Primary School children have had the chance to get in touch with their wild side once again.

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Emma Poppenborg and Wagobera Christopher.

Ugandan man’s high praise for charity – and his hope to thank Wortham community in person

A Ugandan man, who has been helped by a charity formed by a former Wortham Primary School pupil, has thanked the community for their support – and says he hopes to meet them in person one day.

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Cllr Gordon Jones, cabinet member for childrens services,education and skills

Suffolk waits while free school transport plans are ‘refined’

Suffolk County Council is taking another look at its proposals for changes to its free school transport system.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Suffolk’s consultation on free school transport put on hold

The planned consultation on the future of free school transport in Suffolk, which should have started on Monday, has been postponed.

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Jonathan Taylor, executive headteacher, Stradbroke High School. Submitted picture.

‘Exciting’ times ahead for Stradbroke High School with new executive head and partnership on the horizon

Stradbroke High School is braced for some ‘exciting’ times ahead as it welcomes a new executive headteacher – and is set to join a new partnership.

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Emma Poppenborg and Wagobera Christopher.

‘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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