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Diss schoolchildren are a class act, says new lollipop lady

A new lollipop lady in Diss has described the town’s schoolchildren as a class act.

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Gislingham, Suffolk. James Copping has set up a student support system for GCSE students called Study Bud, to help students cope with the pressures of school.''Picture: Mark Bullimore Photography

Former Hartismere student sets up new peer support system

A 21-year-old from Gislingham is helping school pupils tackle the stress of GCSEs at his old high school.

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Sixth formers with Tim Jenkins of East Anglia's Children's Hospices and Natalie Spurdens and Claire Keron from Home-Start.

Diss High School pupils set fundraising record

Sixth formers are celebrating a record-breaking week at Diss High School.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

One week left to have your say on Suffolk’s school buses

You have one week left to tell Suffolk County Council what you think of its plans for school transport.

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The website for the petition against changes to Suffolk's school transport policy

School bus petition signed by three times more people than have filled in county’s consultation

A petition against Suffolk’s school transport changes has been signed by more than 6,600 people yet only 2,099 have taken part in the county council’s consultation on it.

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

Federation of two Harleston schools would provide ‘exciting’ future for children as consultation launches

A consultation on the federation of two Harleston schools is underway.

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West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds

MPs backing WSC bid for East Anglian technology institute

East Anglian MPs are backing the West Suffolk College-led bid to create an institute of technology in the region.

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APOLOGY: Jim McAtear, executive headteacher at Hartismere School, wants Suffolk County Council to say sorry to its residents.

Hartismere headmaster slams Suffolk County Council’s school transport plan as ‘utterly shameless’ and calls for an apology

Hartismere School’s executive headmaster Jim McAtear has described Suffolk County Council’s proposals on free school transport as “utterly shameless”.

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From left: Martin Simmons, Vice Principal from Sparsholt'College, Lucas Atkinson, Sarah Bonsall, and Gary Batters, the Director of Conservation and Education at Banham Zoo. Submitted photo.

Top dogs – Banham Zoo duo make the grade for prestigious award prize

A pair of zoo keepers from Banham Zoo are celebrating being top dogs.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

School transport consultation launches today

A public consultation has been launched today into the controversial plans to transform school transport services in Suffolk.

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Harleston, Norfolk. Annual senior citizens Christmas lunch/party at Archbishop High School in Harleston. Picture is headteacher Richard Cranmer. ''Picture: MARK BULLIMORE PHOTOGRAPHY

PICTURES: Students turn waiters and waitresses as Archbishop Sancroft High School spreads Christmas cheer to the community

Archbishop Sancroft High School students turned to servers and singers on Wednesday as they opened their doors to the community.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Controversial school transport plans to go to public consultation

Controversial plans which could see 3700 children lose their free school transport in an attempt to cut spending will go to public consultation next week.

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Attlleborough Academy students were given a live and interactive lesson on the importance of road safety. Pictured is presenter and accident victim Thomas Semmons, Attleborough Sixth Form volunteer Elliott Lascelles and two members of the emrecency services from #Impact.

‘Moving’ lesson on road safety for Attleborough Academy Sixth Form students

Students at a Norfolk sixth form were “deeply moved” after being given a live and interactive lesson on the importance of road safety.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Councillors reconsider Suffolk’s school transport proposals next week

The stalled consultation on free school transport in Suffolk should restart next month with the public being asked to consider three options.

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Hempnall, Norfolk. Hempnall Primary School has been rated 'good by Ofsted - pictured is Laura Jestico with some of the pupils from the school. ''Picture: MARK BULLIMORE PHOTOGRAPHY

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 Hitcham's 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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