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Hundreds of people assembled at a west Suffolk school last week to remember those who lost their lives during military combat.

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Safeguarding issues at a Suffolk primary school put in special measures earlier this year have now improved, Ofsted has said.

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Gordon Jones

Students from King Edward VI School in Bury St Edmunds were honoured at a special awards ceremony to celebrate achievement on Thursday.

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Jo Churchill

A primary school in Bury St Edmunds has been put in special measures by Ofsted following a damning inspection.

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Gordon Jones

A Bury St Edmunds pupil will see a short story she wrote published after taking part in a creative writing competition.

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Culford School

A Suffolk free school backed by a Swedish education provider and put in special measures after its first Ofsted inspection has now been rated ‘good’.

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Sweden

More families could get one of their preferred secondary schools if they were able to list more choices when applying for places, research has found. Should it therefore increase in Suffolk?

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Suffolk County Council

An Ofsted inspector was forced to take swift action after a child allegedly put a blind cord “around their (own) neck” without staff noticing at a Suffolk nursery.

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A renowned former Bury St Edmunds headteacher says the overall level of education funding is “a long way short of what is needed”.

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Geoff Barton

Schools across East Anglia are being urged to enter a national science competition with prize money available to support science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) teaching.

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Culford School

Thousands more days of school absences are being lost to unauthorised family holidays in Suffolk and Essex.

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Gordon Jones

Students at King Edward VI School in Bury St Edmunds will collect awards at an evening to celebrate achievement at St Edmundsbury Cathedral.

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Jo Churchill

The first graduates of the University of Suffolk since it secured independence status last year gathered in Ipswich today to celebrate years of hard work.

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University of Suffolk

Increasing numbers of parents are applying online for a Year 7 place for their children. Find out everything you need to know about how to apply for secondary schools in Suffolk for September 2018.

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Gordon Jones

There were hundreds of happy faces as university students from Suffolk graduated at St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds at the weekend.

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Nikos Savvas

Primary school children from Hartest, near Bury St Edmunds, took part in their very own bake-off to raise money for charity last week.

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United Kingdom

We have put together a Suffolk school league table based on provisional Progress 8 and GCSE results for 2017 published by the government this morning. See how your school performed and where it ranks in Suffolk.

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Suffolk

Children from Bardwell, Gislingham, Palgrave and Old Newton primary schools, along with staff, parents, clergy, friends and diocesan representatives, have marked the first anniversary of the Tilian Partnership Multi Academy Trust.

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St Edmundsbury

Hundreds of children got to take part in a host of exciting experiments at King Edward VI School’s second ever Super Science Saturday at the weekend.

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King Edward VI School

Essex libraries have launched a checklist to help parents and children get the most out of their local library.

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Reading

Church leaders are delighted with progress in their schools, which they say are committed to providing high standards of education rooted in Christian values.

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Department for Education

Education

This year Suffolk County Council is working to Raise the Bar and improve educational standards in the county.

Here we want to champion those that are striving to drive up attainment and give our students the best possible start in life.

We also want to highlight those areas where improvement is still needed.

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