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A Suffolk headteacher has said that it could take years to evaluate the impact missing school during the coronavirus lockdown has had students in Suffolk.

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A total of 38 students are isolating after a pupil tested positive for Covid-19 at the Sybil Andrews Academy in Bury St Edmunds.

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A primary school in Bury St Edmunds has closed after 25 staff and pupils tested positive for Covid-19

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More than 1,200 school pupils and 160 teachers in Suffolk have had to self-isolate because of potential coronavirus risks, new data has revealed.

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Mary Evans

Hundreds of laptops have been dished out to children in Suffolk to help them while learning at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mary Evans

There are little more than 10 days left to secure your child’s place at your first choice secondary school for September next year - but how do you apply?

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Graduation ceremonies for more than 1,700 students at the University of Suffolk will be postponed due to Covid-19.

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Children have teamed up with the community to plant bulbs to brighten up a shopping precinct after a “long and cold winter”.

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Two year groups with a total of 123 pupils and 12 staff are off school - and may miss the end of half-term - following positive Covid-19 tests.

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Almost half of children permanently excluded from school during 2019-20 had special or additional educational needs, new figures have revealed.

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Suffolk County Council

Plans to build a new special educational needs school in Bury St Edmunds have been submitted – with hopes it will be open in September 2022.

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Mary Evans

Children at Horringer Pre-School have a ‘fantastic’ new building with sensory areas, child-friendly low-level sinks and access to a private wooded copse.

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Terry Clements

Proposed school admission rules in Suffolk for 2022/23 have been published, with measures to help prevent twins being sent to different schools among the proposals.

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Mary Evans

Eight schools and colleges in Suffolk have had to contend with cases of coronavirus since returning to the classroom in September.

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University students are facing stress over tenancies during the coronavirus crisis – but are they entitled to any refunds?

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Nearly 60% of parents said they are worried about the size of their children’s class bubbles in Suffolk and Essex amid coronavirus fears – with more than half calling for face masks to become compulsory in schools.

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With staggered start times, face coverings and class ‘bubbles’, school days across Suffolk and Essex have become very different to what children and parents are used to – how have you found it so far?

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Suffolk Live

A secondary school in Bury St Edmunds has confirmed two further cases of coronavirus – taking the number among pupils and staff to four.

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Suffolk Live

Plans for a new multi-use sports pitch and 60-space car park at Thurston Community College have been given the green light.

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Suffolk Live

School leaders in Suffolk have expressed their “concern” over the increasing coronavirus infection rates as we look ahead to the winter.

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Suffolk Live

A class of 32 pupils from Thomas Gainsborough School, in Great Cornard, have been told to self-isolate after a pupil tested positive for Covid-19.

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