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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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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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Gothic Mede Academy at the O2

O2 Arena date for talented year 4 academy students from Arlesey

Students from the Gothic Mede Academy in Arlesey performed along with almost 7,800 children at the O2 Arena in one of the largest school choir concerts in the world.

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Have your say on school’s age range

Residents will be asked for their views on Southill Lower School extending its age range.

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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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Latest stats reveal underperforming schools

Two schools in Chronicle country has been named as below average in the latest Government figures.

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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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Outstanding result for Potton school

Outstanding result for Potton school

A Potton school is celebrating an outstanding Ofsted report.

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Academy quality not good enough say inspectors

The leaders and governors of an Arlesey school have “an overgenerous view of the quality of the provision of the school”, Ofsted inspectors have said.

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Biggleswade parents need to get school applications in now

Biggleswade parents need to get their applications in now if they have a child or children due to start school or transfer to middle school this September.

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The new Reception class at Culford Pre-Prep planted a tree in the grounds this term to mark the start of their Culford journey.

Estate’s youngest oak tree will grow as reception pupils progress through school

Pupils in Culford Pre-Prep School’s reception class have planted a tree in the grounds to mark the start of their education journey.

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Peppa Pig ‘encourages parents to abuse NHS services’ says family doctor

Peppa Pig may be encouraging concerned parents to tie up NHS services with trivial issues, according to a family doctor.

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School closures after snow fall

School closures after snow fall

Schools across Bedfordshire are closed this morning because of the snow.

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Plans for Pix Academy move a step closer

Plans for a new secondary school have moved a step closer after Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) approved the release of land off Arlesey Road, Stotfold.

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Inspector’s high praise for village school

Inspector’s high praise for village school

A Stondon school is celebrating after getting a pat on the back from education watchdogs.

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Cllr Gordon Jones, cabinet member for children's 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.

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Help to make area’s orchards grow

Volunteers are needed to help protect Bedfordshire’s orchard heritage.

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Apps the way to help kids to stay in control of lives

Children using social services provided by Central Beds Council are to be given access to an app, Mind of My Own (MOMO), which helps them to talk about and influence the care they receive and share concerns and worries about their lives.

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Have your say on school admission changes for next year

Have your say on school admission changes for next year

Consultations about proposed changes to school admission arrangements affecting schools in Chronicle country is now open for feedback.

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Dad’s lollipop plea over crossing fears

Dad’s lollipop plea over crossing fears

A worried father fears youngsters could be killed or injured after a crossing patrol was removed from his son’s school.

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