Raising the Bar 2015 -2017

Raising the Bar is Suffolk’s programme to improve levels of educational attainment and ensure that every child in Suffolk can achieve their full potential.

Raising the Bar Logo Raising the Bar is Suffolk’s programme to improve levels of educational attainment across the county. Suffolk’s results are improving at a faster rate than those nationally, but there is still more work to be done. 

By working together with education providers, families, communities and businesses, Raising the Bar will ensure that every child can achieve their full potential, build a strong reputation for Suffolk education and deliver wider benefits for the county and its economy.  

Download the full Raising the Bar 2015-2017 aims, measures and priorities plan.

Raising the Bar Awards 2016 

Nominations for the Raising the Bar Awards 2016 are now closed. The shortlisted finalists will be announced shortly. 

Celebrating success is an important part of the Raising the Bar programme. Sharing best practice and highlighting excellence are essential to help inspire others and raise the bar across Suffolk. Results in Suffolk at all levels are improving at a faster rate than those nationally, and we want to recognise the outstanding efforts across the county that are really making an impact. The Raising the Bar Awards are an opportunity to reward those that work hard and strive to do their best – whether they are pupils or students, teachers or staff, settings or partners. 

Visit the Raising the Bar Awards website. 

Raising the Bar information:

About

About Raising the Bar, Suffolk’s programme to improve levels of educational attainment across the county.

School Improvement

How we are monitoring, supporting and challenging schools, to ensure effective and timely school improvement in Suffolk.

School to School Support

Details of school to school support in Suffolk including sharing good practice and innovative teaching and learning.

Leadership and Governance

How we are supporting excellence in leadership and governance in Suffolk schools as part of Raising the Bar 2015-2017.

Developing Aspirations

The ways that we are working with families, communities and businesses to build and develop the aspirations of young people in Suffolk.

Strategy and Communication

The Raising the Bar 2015-2107 priorities are supported by developing a clear strategy and communications for the programme.

Funding

Details of the Raising the Bar Challenge Fund and Community Fund, and other education funding opportunities.

How are we doing?

Information on key measures of Raising the Bar and how Suffolk is performing against national figures.

News and social media

News and bulletins from Raising the Bar and how to get the latest using social media.

Celebrating success

Celebrating success in education across Suffolk, including the Raising the Bar Awards.

Useful links

Links and resources for information on education and children and young people services.