Search

Education news

Parents, family and friends were invited to see children from the new reception class at Culford School plant a tree to mark the start of their educational journey.

Read more

Primary school students in Bury St Edmunds are enjoying the rare opportunity of learning the art of dance from a team from the Royal Ballet School.

Read more
King Edward VI School

New plans to bring teacher training to the heart of Bury St Edmunds from next year have been announced.

Read more
King Edward VI School

The Bodyguard TV series on BBC television prompted a real life protection officer from Bury St Edmunds to talk to students at Suffolk New College, in Ipswich.

Read more
BBC

Questions have been raised over how effective school exclusions are, after concerns were raised that it could be driving youngsters into gangs.

Read more
Tim Passmore

Approval for a 420-place primary school in Lakenheath is set to be given the green light next week – despite objections over noise from jets at the nearby RAF base.

Read more
Suffolk County Council

A new campaign has called on people across Suffolk to make a difference to education in their area by signing up as a school governor.

Read more
Suffolk County Council

Hundreds of students were celebrated at the weekend in the annual graduation ceremony held by the University of Suffolk at West Suffolk College.

Read more
Nikos Savvas

A campaign has been launched calling for Suffolk County Council to commit cash for free female sanitary products in schools for poorer families.

Read more
Matthew Hicks

A new sixth form college in Bury St Edmunds will be launched as scheduled next year despite its new facility not being ready to house students due to building delays.

Read more
West Suffolk College

A new sixth form education centre in Haverhill has been hailed as “fantastic” by the MP for West Suffolk.

Read more
Matt Hancock

Our Books for Schools promotion gets out of the starting blocks tomorrow with the chance to collect your first token.

Read more
Daily Times

A rise in schools rated ‘inadequate’ or ‘requires improvement’ is not down to poor funding or strategy, council chiefs have said.

Read more
Gordon Jones

Suffolk brewer Greene King has teamed up with West Suffolk College to encourage more people to take up careers in hospitality.

Read more
West Suffolk College

A Suffolk teacher has spoken of her pride after being appointed to lead a new sixth form in Haverhill.

Read more

Davers Court care home, in Bury St Edmunds, is hosting a free advice session for families caring for those living with dementia.

Read more

A 20% fall in the number of people starting an apprenticeship in Suffolk has sparked a “real cause of alarm” for business leaders.

Read more
Gordon Jones

Fresh concerns have been raised over the quality of Suffolk schools as the latest data has revealed soaring numbers are being judged ‘inadequate’ or ‘requires improvement’ by Ofsted.

Read more
Gordon Jones

Education leaders gathered for a summit which heard how Suffolk is establishing itself at the forefront of a campaign to help disadvantage young people further their learning.

Read more

With the start of our big Books for Schools campaign just over a week away, we are looking for even more schools to take up the challenge.

Read more
Books for Schools

We’re giving away £20,000 worth of books to primary schools in Suffolk – has your school signed up?

Read more
Daily Times

John Nice - Doing nicely

Friday, June 22, 2018

East Anglian farmers are warning the situation for some of their crops was beginning to get “very serious” as a prolonged dry spell puts pressure on plants, particularly those on light, free-draining soil.

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.

If you have an education story for us, email us newsroom@archant.co.uk or Tweet us @EADT24 or visit our Facebook page

Ofsted

See how the most-recently inspected schools performed or tell us what you think of the standard of education at your child’s school.
Click here to go to the official Ofsted website

Local weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 11°C

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Bury Mercury weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24