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Science on show is a hit at two-day festival

The first ever Suffolk Science Festival brought the subject to life in Bury St Edmunds on Saturday and Sunday.

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Howard Community Primary School, 'Beard Road. 'Picture: Mark Westley.

Mixed verdict on Bury All-Through Trust’s plans for Howard Primary School

Plans by the Bury St Edmunds All-Through Trust to run Howard Community Primary School came under fire at a heated public meeting.

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Thurston Community College pupils are preparing for their production of the musical Oliver!

Pupils inspired by musical of orphan Oliver

Pupils are putting the finishing touches to their production of the popular musical Oliver!

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An organisation which works to connect students to potential employers is staging a special event at King Edward VI School in Bury St Edmunds.'Form the Future is staging the careers carousel at the Grove Road School for year 10 pupils.'MCW architects Angus Barnard Architect'Picture Mark Westley

Careers event gives students inspiration

Over 200 students at King Edward VI School in Bury were given a taster of working life at a careers carousel event on Wednesday.

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Parents and children staged a drive to school protest at schools including Westley School (pictured), Horringer Court School, County Upper and Thurston Community College.

Drive to school protest over controversial transport changes - as council clarifies policy

Parents and children staged a drive to school protest today against Suffolk County Council’s controversial plans to change school transport policy.

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The Bury-based West Suffolk College students who are through to the finals of a national competition: Lydia Kerr, Iona Dickens and Milo Bustin. Picture: Mark Westley.

Young fashion photographers win through to clothes show competition finals

Students from West Suffolk College have won six out of 10 places in the finals of a national competition.

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Howard Community Primary School', Beard Road, Bury St Edmunds. 'Picture: Mark Westley.

Trust outlines vision for Howard Primary School but community leader highlights ‘alternative’

An academy trust which is looking to run a Bury St Edmunds primary school has spelt out its vision to parents.

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Over 100 people attended the meeting at Thurston Community College where parents, teachers and students raised concerns about the transport proposals

Thurston Community College stakeholders fight for free school transport at meeting

Over 100 people descended on Thurston Community College on Thursday to express their concerns about the controversial plans to cut free school transport in Suffolk.

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Isla Cockerton, a pupil at Horringer Court School, got 100% in her SATs Maths     PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Isla is a 100 per cent SATS star

While education is not all about test results, a Bury St Edmunds school is celebrating achieving a set of high scores.

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Jessica Belamy, Abbi Walker, Samuel Norris, Jordan Finding, Thalia Weavers, Harriet Ashton and Mila Meijerink-Adams  in the Youth Takeover Project's Tangled Tales at the International Youth Arts Festival

Youth drama project moves to new location

A youth drama project that has been running in Bury st Edmunds since 2015 is spreading its wings to Stowmarket

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Celebrity hairdresser Lee Stafford visited West Suffolk College to give a masterclass to students

Celebrity hairdresser leads masterclass for college trainees

Students at West Suffolk College’s In Vogue salon were given a masterclass by a celebrity hairdresser.

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Pupils at St Benedict's Catholic School, in Bury St Edmunds, celebrate their GCSE results last year

Schools in Suffolk’s top 10 for league table measure

Two schools in the Bury St Edmunds area are in Suffolk’s top 10 for GCSE progress.

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An artist's impresion of the new primary school for Lakenheath in Statio n Road. Picture: Concertus

County reveals how Lakenheath’s new primary school may look

A consultation on a new primary school for Lakenheath is being held by Suffolk County Council until February 5.

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Children at the opening the East Anglian Stave House Training Centre at South Lee School in Bury St Edmunds

Bury school champions new method for teaching music

South Lee School in Bury St Edmunds has opened the East Anglian Stave House Training Centre for music.

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The website for the petition against changes to Suffolk's school transport policy

School bus petition signed by three times more people than have filled in county’s consultation

A petition against Suffolk’s school transport changes has been signed by more than 6,600 people yet only 2,099 have taken part in the county council’s consultation on it.

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Move-up Monday session at King Edward VI School ''Pictured: Art''''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Pupils given a taste of secondary school life

Pupils were given a taste of life at a secondary school with a series of engaging and colourful activities.

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Students have helped to design the logo for the new Abbeygate Sixth Form, which opens in Bury St Edmunds in September 2019 Picture Mark Westley

Logo for new Abbeygate Sixth Form college incorporates students’ designs

Students have helped to create a dynamic brand for a new sixth form college in Bury St Edmunds.

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Ben Hemmings, headteacher at Chilton Community Primary School, in Stowmarket, with the school council.

‘Quiet determination’ of Stowmarket headteacher pays off after ‘good’ Ofsted

The ‘quiet determination’ of a Stowmarket headteacher has paid off after his school was praised as ‘good’ by Ofsted.

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Lakenheath is halfway between two schools

School bus protesters urged to give views to county consultation not just social media

People worried about changes to Suffolk’s school transport are being urged to take part in the consultation instead of just signing petitions or posting on social media.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Early years funding rise welcomed

Pre-school providers in Suffolk will be getting a rise in payments from £3,87 per hour per child to £4 from April.

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