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Children at a Sudbury primary school will soon have a very different place to read books and learn with the unveiling of a new library – inside a double-decker bus.

A stakeholder group will be formed to assess the progress of new school transport proposals in Suffolk, it has been confirmed.

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Divisive plans to make cuts on free school transport in Suffolk have been given the go-ahead – but proposals for the decision to be reassessed have already been voiced.

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A school which claims it will lose hundreds of pupils if contentious plans for school transport cuts go ahead has made a final plea for councillors to “listen to the people of Suffolk”.

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Multi-million pound plans to create a pioneering institute of technology in East Anglia have leapt forward, it can be revealed today.

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National and regional education bosses will join up with Suffolk County Council to form an action plan improving under-performing academies, it has been revealed.

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More than half a million digital items have been borrowed from Suffolk’s libraries in just four years – illustrating a rapid rise in interest in internet borrowing for reading and listening.

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Schools which could be most affected by the school transport shake-up have branded the decision to recommend phased cuts as “ludicrous” and “damaging”.

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A meeting with top level education bosses over concerns in performance at some Suffolk multi-academy trusts has been set for next week, it has emerged.

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Plans for sweeping cuts to free school transport have been recommended to go ahead in phases from September next year – despite 70% of people being strongly opposed to them.

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A Suffolk organisation campaigning for fairer access to post-16 education for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) students is to form a pledge for schools and colleges in the region to sign up to.

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A new £70,000 fire simulator is set to revolutionise the way the brigade educates youngsters on safety, bosses have said.

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A controversial consultation on Suffolk school transport cuts is claimed to have attracted more responses than any other in recent history – with results due to be announced this month.

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Singing and dancing schoolchildren took to the stage at the Suffolk Show to share all they had learnt about the evolution of farming.

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The new head boy and girl at a Great Cornard secondary school have spoken about their hopes of creating a legacy for future students.

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A bid for £4million funding has been lodged by Suffolk leaders as part of plans to create a dedicated scheme to help disabled adults into work.

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Almost half of Suffolk’s schools rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted have not been inspected in the last six years – and six were last visited more than a decade ago.

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Plans are underway to create a new youth employment scheme to replace the MyGo centre, it has been revealed – but district and borough councils look likely to be fronting half the cash.

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A spike in Suffolk school pupil exclusions in March has raised concerns that children likely to get lower grades may be removed from mainstream schools before they sit GCSE exams.

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A scheme to recruit school governors has been relaunched in Suffolk in a bid to overturn high vacancy numbers.

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Education projects in Suffolk designed to improve maths and English results have been awarded more than £900,000 in Government grants.

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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.

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