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Conservative run Suffolk County Council’s Children’s Services continue to improve following Ofsted pilot inspection

The council’s Children’s Services are now rated ‘Good’ in all areas.

Ofsted have developed a new framework for their future inspections of Local Authority Children’s Services (ILACS). Earlier this year, Suffolk County Council was asked to be a pilot site for this new inspection framework.

Suffolk County Council’s Children’s Services were previously judged ‘Good’ overall at the end of 2015, a grade that only a third of Local Authorities have achieved.

Provisional GCSE and A Level results show Suffolk is on the rise

rovisional GCSE and A Level results have been published by the Department for Educatin. Almost 7,000 students in Suffolk were entered for GCSE results this year.The provisional figures show that 2% more students in Suffolk are achieving the expected standards in English and Maths at GCSE compared with last year.