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American scholarship helps Suffolk teacher reflect on education system

A Haverhill teacher has been given a close-up view of the American education system after a scholarship in Nevada.

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Haverhill students combine France and chocolate

Haverhill students combine France and chocolate

Year 9 students from Castle Manor Academy have dedicated a whole day of school to France and their love of chocolate.

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Shakespeare opportunity for Suffolk students

Shakespeare opportunity for Suffolk students

Suffolk Schools are being invited to work with Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds on its 2017 Shakespeare Takeover Programme.

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Suffolk primary school place application deadline looms

Suffolk primary school place application deadline looms

The deadline is fast approaching to apply for a Suffolk primary school place for the 2017/2018 school year.

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BURY: County Upper School's charity presentation

Bury St Edmunds school’s Christmas charity appeal raises £15,403

From a sky dive to ice skating and even balloon popping, County Upper School’s fund-raising ambitions soared for its Christmas charity appeal.

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Max Ream, aged 8, has organised a collection of gloves, hats, scarves and warm clothing Bury Drop-In. 

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For young Max, Christmas is a time to help the homeless in Bury St Edmunds

For most children, the run-up to Christmas is about guessing what presents Santa will bring them but for one young boy it is a time to help the less fortunate in Bury St Edmunds.

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Lakenheath Community Primary School KS 1  Christmas  play rehearsal
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Pupils take to the stage for festive shows

Pupils at schools across West Suffolk have taken to the stage for a variety of colourful festive shows.

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Headboy Matt Jones, 13 and headgirl Abi Longhurst, 13, with a cheque for  all money raised for local charities

Pupils at Bury St Edmunds school make more than £6,500 in super fast fund-raising drive

An annual super fast fund–raising drive by pupils from a Bury St Edmunds school has raised more than £6,500 for local charities.

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Students enjoy new school’s first ever Christmas lunch

Festive cheer came to Suffolk’s newest school after more than 200 students joined together for Christmas dinner – just three weeks after arriving in their new building.

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Millie Eddy is thinking of a career as a speech therapist after seeing how dementia effects speech
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Charity praises youngest group of befrienders

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Pupils finish term in style with creativity and achievement

Schools in the Samuel Ward Academy Trust finished the term in style with a series of creative activities and achievements.

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Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory for all secondary school pupils

Ministers consider mandatory porn lessons

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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Haverhill carol service hits the right notes

A Christmas carol service which saw two primary schools in Haverhill join up in harmony with one of the town’s secondary schools has been hailed a success.

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A morning of coffee and carols with Linton Village College

A morning of coffee and carols with Linton Village College

More than 100 senior citizens enjoyed a morning of coffee and carols at a special event hosted by Linton Village College.

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Linton pupils turn to mythology for their Christmas play

Pupils at Linton Heights Junior School took a story from ancient Greece and gave a it a modern twist for their Christmas production.

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Clare Powell cooks under the watchful eye of a judge

Haverhill school chef serves up a prize-winner

A Haverhill ‘dinner lady’ has received a highly commended prize in the East of England LACA School Chef of the Year 2017 competition.

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Haverhill school teams up with Cineworld to showcase pupils’ art

Pupils at a Haverhill school have had their artwork exhibited at the town’s Cineworld after the two struck up a brand new arrangement.

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Thomas Gainsborough School YOPEY Befrienders

Befriending scheme’s link to second school

Another school in the Sudbury area has teamed up with a small Suffolk charity to help tackle the UK’s biggest killer – dementia.

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Coffee and carols tradition still thriving in Linton

Students at Linton Village College (LVC) will welcome more than 100 senior citizens to their Coffee and Carols party on Thursday, December 8.

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Haverhill apprentices and employers recognised at awards event

Winners: Elaine McManus of Stepping Stones, Keeley Skipp, Seb Rosa, Charlotte Cook and Tanya Wernham

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