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One of the best-known further education colleges in Suffolk has vowed to improve after getting a damning report from Ofsted inspectors.

Ipswich Academy has announced its interim principal will remain at the school as its permanent head with immediate effect.

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A deputy headteacher retiring from a special school in Ipswich after more than 25 years had originally signed up to work just one day as a supply teacher.

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A west Suffolk-based school which provides training and support to teachers has appointed a new director.

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Officers from Suffolk police’s cyber crime unit have visited students at Kesgrave High School to chat with them about how to stay safe on social media.

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Five teachers are retiring from the profession after a collective 90 years at the same Suffolk school.

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Music students at Suffolk New College were able to gain some first-hand industry experience at Latitude last weekend – with two students securing work placements.

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Children from Bures Primary School took to the stage in Sudbury for their summer performance with a unique spin on the Charles Dickens classic Oliver Twist.

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Children at St Matthews Primary School in Ipswich came face to face with a real life comic book hero.

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Aldeburgh Primary School have been showing their support for the OVO Energy Tour of Britain ahead of the race coming to the town in September.

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The headteacher at a federation of small Suffolk schools has been left “overawed” after receiving a national award recognising her work as a “driving force” behind the partnership.

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The Speaker of the House of Commons is replacing Labour peer Shami Chakrabarti as the University of Essex’s chancellor, chiefs announced today.

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Green Flag judges have rewarded the University of Essex’s environmentally friendly approach to maintaining its Colchester campus with a top accolade.

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The treasurer of a north Essex primary school PTA who stole up to £5,000 from the group’s funds, will be sentenced next month.

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Ryan Bailey-Knox, 18, received the overall award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Performing Arts’ at the at the Ormiston Sudbury Academy Oscars 2017 held earlier this month.

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Youngsters in Kesgrave can learn how to rap, beat-box or do graffiti art with specially organised workshops this summer.

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A Suffolk school has presented a share of its five-figure fundraising total to a charity supporting seriously ill children in the region.

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The chief executive of Suffolk’s library service has announced she will be stepping down from the role next year.

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Excluding school pupils involved in dealing drugs or possessing knives may push children into the hands of gangs, a Suffolk police chief has warned.

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With numbers replacing letters in some GCSE results this year, reflecting a new tougher curriculum, here is a guide to the new system for parents in Suffolk and Essex.

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School budgets for fire safety should be ring-fenced to help ensure pupil safety, a Suffolk headteacher has said.

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