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A primary school near Newmarket has scooped a digital award for its use of internet-based technology to reduce teacher workload and increase pupil collaboration during lessons.

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More than 1,500 visitors attended a creative festival at West Suffolk College last week where students got the chance to showcase their work.

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Social care services for children in Suffolk have been hailed by independent inspectors as being of an "exceptionally high standard" after being just one of a handful in the country to get the top rating.

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Building work has finally started on a multi-million pound new sixth form centre in Bury St Edmunds - which will open in September next year.

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The number of Suffolk teenagers being housed in unregulated accommodation has more than quadrupled in the past decade - amid concerns about their vulnerability to criminals and paedophiles.

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Thousands of Suffolk and Essex pupils have endured Key Stage 2 SATs tests this week - now's your chance to see how you would do.

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It was goats galore at a Suffolk farm when a group of children had an exclusive audience with some fresh-faced farmyard friends.

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A new eye-catching pathway designed by pupils to welcome visitors to a Suffolk primary school has been unveiled.

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Parents and carers from across the county are set to march along the streets of Ipswich to call for urgent improvements to Suffolk's failing special needs service.

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One of Suffolk's independent schools is launching a new fund to allow some students to attend on fully-paid scholarships.

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With SATS exams just around the corner, one Ipswich school has put together a list of helpful tips to get Year 6 pupils geared up for the week ahead.

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The new headteacher of a Bury St Edmunds secondary school says it is "an exciting time" to be at the helm.

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A Bury St Edmunds private school has announced its new headteacher who will take up the reins from September.

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An interactive treasure hunt which is based around a novel set in Bury St Edmunds has been launched in the town.

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A West Suffolk College student has been offered a permanent role in health secretary Matt Hancock's office after completing an apprenticeship with the MP.

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In her latest column, CLARE FLINTOFF - chief executive of ASSET Education, a group of 10 Suffolk primary schools - asks whether children should be allowed to protest against climate change, or if they should be punished for taking time off school.

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A school community went back in time to when it all began to mark a special anniversary.

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A key milestone has been reached in a library extension project at Newmarket Academy with the installation of a steel frame forming the front of the building.

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Health and education chiefs in Whitehall say there are no plans to use intervention powers for Suffolk's ailing special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) service.

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Construction has begun on an £8million project to create a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) centre in Bury St Edmunds.

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Construction students at West Suffolk College were honoured for their achievements at a special awards ceremony last week.

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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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