A north Suffolk school which has educated children for 100 years will close in August, Suffolk County Council has confirmed.
The future of Stoke Ash Primary school has been in doubt for a number of months after it was found to be ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted in an inspection in September, and was subsequently placed into special measures.
The school, which can accommodate 70 pupils, had as many as 21 children at the start of the academic year, but numbers dropped to just three in January.
In a meeting today, the cabinet at the council decided to approve the closure, which will come into effect on August 31.
Read the full story in Friday’s Diss Express.