Education

Education

School praised as ‘good’ by Ofsted is ‘like one big family’

An award-winning school which prides itself as being like ‘one big family’ has retained a ‘good’ rating from Ofsted.

News
Thurston Community College 



PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Head ‘baffled’ by transport cuts

A headteacher has warned that school transport cuts will have a ‘detrimental effect’ on education in Suffolk if the plans go ahead.

News
Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

School transport consultation launches today

A public consultation has been launched today into the controversial plans to transform school transport services in Suffolk.

News
Toby Slater Robins, Chairman of Governors at Howard Primary School



PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Chairman talks about efforts to put Howard Primary School at the heart of the community

Efforts are being made to improve the standard of education at an ‘inadequate’ Bury St Edmunds primary school and help the community around it.

News
Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Controversial school transport plans to go to public consultation

Controversial plans which could see 3700 children lose their free school transport in an attempt to cut spending will go to public consultation next week.

News
Mayor of St Edmundsbury Cllr Terry Clements was at Priory School judging the Christmas card competition

Pictured: Mayor of St Edmundsbury Cllr Terry Clements with the winner Alfie Georgiou and the other pupils who took part in the competition

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Mayor gives stamp of approval at Bury St Edmunds school’s Christmas card competition

Students at Priory School in Bury St Edmunds have kicked off the most wonderful time of the year with a festive Christmas card competition, judged by Mayor Terry Clements.

News
Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Councillors reconsider Suffolk’s school transport proposals next week

The stalled consultation on free school transport in Suffolk should restart next month with the public being asked to consider three options.

News
Steven Palmer, site manager at Morgan Sindall, left, with Nichola Connor and Stuart Tinsley of Chilford Hundred Education Trust at The Pines Primary School, Red Lodge

Chance for parents to find out more about Red Lodge’s new school at road show

Red Lodge’s new primary school is on schedule and the trust behind it is holding a roadshow event in the village tomorrow.

News
West Suffolk College - Gateway building

West Suffolk College takes part in Global Enterprise Week

Students at West Suffolk College will be learning about business enterprise with the launch of Global Enterprise Week on Friday.

News
Ofsted logo

Ixworth school is making improvements after ‘inadequate’ Ofsted rating

Ixworth CEVC Primary School, which was rated ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted earlier this year, is making improvements in many areas but there is still work to be done.

News
West Suffolk College principal Nikos Savvas

East to bid for tech institute

West Suffolk College is leading an East Anglian bid to get funding to create an institute of technology to train future technicians and engineers.

News
Howard Community Primary School

UPDATED: Bury St Edmunds school ‘inadequate’ as standards slip to ‘all-time lows’

A primary school on a Bury St Edmunds estate has been rated ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted after standards slipped to ‘all-time lows’.

News
Cllr Gordon Jones, cabinet member for childrens services,education and skills

‘Good’ rating for children’s services in Suffolk

Children’s services in Suffolk are now rated ‘good’ in all areas following an Ofsted pilot inspection.

News
Adrian Smith-Delgado also performed his winning story, The Encounter, at the war memorial as part of the Lit Fest's opening day

Budding writers showcase talent in story competition

As part of the Bury St Edmunds Literature Festival, children from schools in the town put pen to paper for the chance to win a prize for the short story competition.

News
Ruel Fox and Darnte Wilson visited West Suffolk College sports students to give a talk about their experiences and struggles

Sports students given inspirational talk during Black History Month

Sports students from West Suffolk College were left inspired after being visited by two sporting celebrities for Black History Month in October.

News
Sybil Andrews Academy hosted a day of Halloween activities to draw attention to high levels of food waste

Cooking with pumpkin gives food for thought

Students at Sybil Andrews Academy in Bury St Edmunds have been proving that pumpkins are not just for Hallowe’en in an attempt to tackle food waste.

News
All Saints' Primary School, in Lawshall, has been selected to become a national teaching school. The new teaching school is called The Lark Teaching School Alliance.

Pictured Headteacher Clare Lamb, NQTs Ryan Noonan and Annie Turner, along with some pupils


PICTURE: Mecha Morton

School’s leading role in training new teachers

A primary school in Lawshall is to play a leading role in recruiting and training new teachers.

News
Students from Westley Middle School were visited by Holocaust survivor, Harry Bilbring.

Survivor of the Holocaust tells pupils his story

A Holocaust survivor has urged students to stand up against prejudice during a talk at Westley School in Bury St Edmunds.

News
No Caption ABCDE

Stowmarket youth charity The Mix awarded £150,000 grant to support their work

A youth charity in Stowmarket has been awarded a significant grant as part of a major national programme to support their work and expand their services.

News
Load more