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School shuts three year group bubbles after outbreaks of coronavirus and 'typical autumnal bugs'

School shuts three year group bubbles after outbreaks of coronavirus and 'typical autumnal bugs'

School shuts three year group bubbles after outbreaks of coronavirus and 'typical autumnal bugs'

15 October 2020

More than 120 pupils and 12 members of staff at a primary school are self-isolating following a coronavirus outbreak.


New SEND school on town's estate could open in 2022

New SEND school on town's estate could open in 2022

New SEND school on town's estate could open in 2022

09 October 2020

Plans to build a new special educational needs school in a Suffolk town have been submitted – with hopes it will be open in September 2022.


Sixth former tests positive for Covid-19

Sixth former tests positive for Covid-19

Sixth former tests positive for Covid-19

06 October 2020

One student at a Suffolk sixth form has tested positive for Covid-19, although it is believed that they contracted the virus outside of school.


School reopens for senior pupils after coronavirus case

School reopens for senior pupils after coronavirus case

School reopens for senior pupils after coronavirus case

06 October 2020

A school has reopened to senior years after a pupil tested positive for coronavirus.


School pupil tests positive for coronavirus

School pupil tests positive for coronavirus

School pupil tests positive for coronavirus

05 October 2020

A pupil at a school near a Suffolk town has tested positive for coronavirus.


School appoints new headteacher with track record of Ofsted success

School appoints new headteacher with track record of Ofsted success

School appoints new headteacher with track record of Ofsted success

02 October 2020

A school has appointed a new leader after its last headteacher decided to step down due to illness.


Positive Covid-19 tests leave dozens of students off school

Positive Covid-19 tests leave dozens of students off school

Positive Covid-19 tests leave dozens of students off school

29 September 2020

Secondary schools in a Suffolk town and a nearby village have told scores of students to self-isolate after positive Covid-19 tests.


Parents urged to not use Covid tests 'inappropriately'

Parents urged to not use Covid tests 'inappropriately'

Parents urged to not use Covid tests 'inappropriately'

29 September 2020

Thousands of letters have been sent to parents in Suffolk asking them to only book a coronavirus test if their child displays very specific symptoms.


Podcast: Plea for answers 40 years on

Podcast: Plea for answers 40 years on

Podcast: Plea for answers 40 years on

25 September 2020

In this week's podcast, hear from the family of a man who disappeared in 1980 as they make a fresh appeal for information.


School confirms two further coronavirus cases with an extra 80 students self-isolating

School confirms two further coronavirus cases with an extra 80 students self-isolating

School confirms two further coronavirus cases with an extra 80 students self-isolating

23 September 2020

Two further coronavirus cases have been confirmed at a school with an extra 80 students asked to self-isolate.


College car park and sports pitch given green-light despite concerns for a threatened bird species

College car park and sports pitch given green-light despite concerns for a threatened bird species

College car park and sports pitch given green-light despite concerns for a threatened bird species

23 September 2020

Car park and sports pitch given the go-ahead despite concerns it will mean the loss of breeding habitat for a threatened bird species.


108 students and two staff members self-isolating after pupil experiences Covid-19 symptoms

108 students and two staff members self-isolating after pupil experiences Covid-19 symptoms

108 students and two staff members self-isolating after pupil experiences Covid-19 symptoms

22 September 2020

More than 100 students at a Suffolk secondary school have been instructed to self-isolate after a pupil started experiencing Covid-19 symptoms.


More than 50 to self-isolate after two school staff test positive

More than 50 to self-isolate after two school staff test positive

More than 50 to self-isolate after two school staff test positive

20 September 2020

Two staff members at a secondary school in Suffolk have tested positive for Covid-19.


Pupils and teachers at school isolating after staff member tests positive for coronavirus

Pupils and teachers at school isolating after staff member tests positive for coronavirus

Pupils and teachers at school isolating after staff member tests positive for coronavirus

20 September 2020

Fifty eight pupils at a school are isolating after a member of staff tested positive for coronavirus.


School confirms pupil tested positive for Covid-19

School confirms pupil tested positive for Covid-19

School confirms pupil tested positive for Covid-19

19 September 2020

Soham Village College has confirmed a student has tested positive for Covid-19, but will be staying open.


Memorial garden opened in tribute to teaching assistant

Memorial garden opened in tribute to teaching assistant

Memorial garden opened in tribute to teaching assistant

18 September 2020

A lasting tribute has been created at a school in honour of a ‘much-loved’ member of its staff who died just a few months after becoming a mum.


52 pupils off school and forced to self isolate while they wait Covid-19 test results says headteacher

52 pupils off school and forced to self isolate while they wait Covid-19 test results says headteacher

52 pupils off school and forced to self isolate while they wait Covid-19 test results says headteacher

17 September 2020

A Suffolk headteacher has said the Government has sold the community short by not having an efficient testing regime in place for pupils and staff.


Headteacher says coronavirus outbreak at school was 'most difficult' period of his career

Headteacher says coronavirus outbreak at school was 'most difficult' period of his career

Headteacher says coronavirus outbreak at school was 'most difficult' period of his career

17 September 2020

A headteacher has praised the speed at which his school has adapted since it was forced to close due to an outbreak among staff of Covid-19.


Pupils push the boat out to mark historic voyage

Pupils push the boat out to mark historic voyage

Pupils push the boat out to mark historic voyage

15 September 2020

The boat race is part of plans to mark 400 years since the Mayflower crossed the Atlantic, allowing the first colony to be built.


'We want to keep hope alive for these children', says charity founder

'We want to keep hope alive for these children', says charity founder

'We want to keep hope alive for these children', says charity founder

14 September 2020

An appeal has been launched to help pay for laptops for children living in the slum districts of the Philippines.


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