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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. 

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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. 

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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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