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Increasing numbers of parents are applying online for a Year 7 place for their children. Find out everything you need to know about how to apply for secondary schools in Suffolk for September 2018.

We have put together a Suffolk school league table based on provisional Progress 8 and GCSE results for 2017 published by the government this morning. See how your school performed and where it ranks in Suffolk.

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Children from Bardwell, Gislingham, Palgrave and Old Newton primary schools, along with staff, parents, clergy, friends and diocesan representatives, have marked the first anniversary of the Tilian Partnership Multi Academy Trust.

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A Sudbury primary school’s outdoor space has been transformed after receiving a £12,000 grant from the town’s Tesco store.

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Essex libraries have launched a checklist to help parents and children get the most out of their local library.

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Church leaders are delighted with progress in their schools, which they say are committed to providing high standards of education rooted in Christian values.

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Free taster sessions for Italian, Spanish, yoga and creative writing are being offered at the West Suffolk College open day in Sudbury next week.

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Education chiefs have questioned soaring salaries paid to academy bosses as latest figures show some are earning more than the Prime Minister. Today, we are asking: should their salaries be capped?

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Glemsford twins James and Christopher Wilkinson said they are “so happy” after achieving 13 A*/A grades between them in their GCSE results.

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Follow our live coverage today as hundreds of students receive their long-awaited GCSE results, amid concerns over the new number-based grading scale being introduced for the first time in a generation.

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It is GCSE Results Day today. With numbers replacing letters in some GCSE results this year, reflecting a new tougher curriculum, here is a guide to the new system for parents in Suffolk and Essex.

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Ahead of GCSE Results Day tomorrow, we are asking Suffolk and Essex parents about how their children felt in the run-up to GCSEs earlier this year.

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Join In: Can you answer these GCSE exam questions?

Monday, August 21, 2017

Thousands of students in Suffolk and Essex are this week waiting for their GCSE results, but can you correctly answer these eight sample GCSE questions?

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Hundreds of sixth-formers today received their long-awaited A-level grades across west Suffolk following the biggest exam shake-up in a generation.

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Thousands of students in Suffolk and Essex receive their long-awaited A-level results today, with early reports suggesting the region could post an unexpected rise in results amid national concerns over toughened-up reforms and exam “chaos”.

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Thousands of students in Suffolk today find out their A-level results. Here is a guide for parents and students about what happens on the day and what to do after discovering your results, with advice from the University of Suffolk and UCAS.

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Richard Lister OBE, the founding vice-chancellor of the University of Suffolk whose “exceptional leadership” has steered its rapid evolution, has announced he will retire in autumn 2018.

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Suffolk education chiefs want more headteachers to pledge to take up the scheme to get hundreds more primary school children running, jogging or walking a mile at school every day.

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A Great Cornard school celebrated being awarded with a prestigious arts excellence mark by hosting a multi-million pound painting from the famous artist for which it takes its name.

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Cyber bullying, online grooming and sexting are just some of the digital safety risks facing young people in Suffolk – and they must be tackled head-on.

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Parents face paying “daunting” travel costs at a Suffolk secondary school after an academy trust “breached” an agreement to subsidise free transport for pupils in surrounding villages, it has been claimed.

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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.

If you have an education story for us, email us newsroom@archant.co.uk or Tweet us @EADT24 or visit our Facebook page

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