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Memory walk held for former Haverhill teacher

A poignant memory walk has taken place at a Haverhill school as staff and students teamed up to raise money for a charity close to the heart of a former teacher.

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Haverhill Heroes Awards Night at Haverhill Arts Centre. 
A Special Award for a Contribution to the Community went to this group for supporting the collection in Haverhill for the Grenfell Tower fire victims. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Haverhill salutes its heroes

Some of the heroes of Haverhill were recognised for their achievements during a ceremony at Haverhill Arts Centre last week.

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New boarding house adds an international aspect to Stoke College

New boarding house adds an international aspect to Stoke College

A new boarding house has been completed this week at Stoke College.

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County accolade for Haverhill school teacher

County accolade for Haverhill school teacher

A Haverhill maths teacher has spoken of his delight at winning a top county education award – after being nominated by his students.

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Stour Valley Community School students enjoying their prom night. Contributed picture

Students see out their school year in fine style

Stour Valley Community School leavers turned on the glamour for their prom night.

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Wes Ruthven and Millie Fisher, two of the students at the Samuel Ward Academy centre of excellence for financial education

Haverhill school aiming for financial excellence

Number-crunching students at Samuel Ward Academy are helping to set up a centre of excellence in financial education.

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Samuel Ward Academy's orchestra in concert

Haverhill students show off their orchestral talents

The youngest students at Samuel Ward Academy have showcased their musical talents at a special afternoon tea.

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All eyes were on Specsavers at Haverhill primary school

All eyes were on Specsavers at Haverhill primary school

Sixty pupils at Westfield Primary Academy in Haverhill were treated to a lesson from eyesight experts to raise awareness of the importance of eye health.

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Some of the students taking part in the Sudbury to the Sea challenge

Haverhill students ready for charity canoe challenge

A group of students who have annually pushed their bodies to the limits with impressive charity challenges are preparing to take on a popular 24-mile canoe race.

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Lewis Whiting, left, and John Moore who have aqualified for a national brick laying championshjp

Haverhill bricklayer reaches national skills final

A Haverhill bricklaying apprentice is one of two from West Suffolk College that have built their way to a national final organised by the Guild of Bricklayers.

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Pupils and staff at Clements Primary Academy, which has joined the Samuel Ward Academy Trust

Primary school enters new era as it joins academy trust

A Haverhill primary school has entered a new era after joining a well known academy trust.

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Staff and students at Samuel Ward Academy after winning the Best Junior Group at the 2017 Cambridge Theatre Festival.

Haverhill school makes a dramatic impact on festival debut

A school drama group capped making its festival debut in style after being named the Best Junior Group.

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Coupals Primary Academy holding its anxiety workshop

Anxiety workshop welcomed by parents at Haverhill school

A Haverhill primary school has pledged to do more to raise awareness of anxiety and mental health issues after holding a successful workshop for parents.

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Gadget Drive is a new charity that is part of Cash in Your Gadgets. It takes unwanted  old laptops and mobile phones and other electrical devices from schools and organisations and gives them money in return before repairing and then recycling them.
 Pictured: Ashley Payne, manager-founder, Gary Ward business manager, Georgia Beavis, customer service, Jordan Mynott, warehouse manager, Hannah Sowden, customer service manager and Gadget Man.
 Picture Mark Westley

New funding stream for schools is borne of technology

A business based near Haverhill has launched a new service that can help schools raise thousands of pounds from their old mobile phones, laptops and other gadgets.

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Cooke Curtis & Co staff with Linton Heights Junior School's athletics team

Cambridge estate agent shows support for Linton school’s athletes

Linton Heights Junior School has been winning sports trophies across Cambridgeshire over the last 12 months and thanks to the generosity of Cambridge based estate agents Cooke Curtis & Co they are looking the part too.

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Ashdon Fun Run 10K winner Nick White and daughter Daisy, who won the Under 8's 3k Frun Run, with race organiser Carrie Peel. Picture by Gary Brown.

Father and daughter make Ashdon race day a family affair

It was a family affair at the Ashdon Fun Run on Monday as both father and daughter Nick and Daisy White (pictured) won their respective races.

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2016/17 ICE Scholar Tomas Jonaitis at work in the ICE development kitchen

Rougham cook school launches 2017/18 scholarship

A Rougham-based cook school is encouraging talented young chefs to apply for its next available scholarship position.

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Stour Valley Community School head teacher Christine Inchley, left, with Clare Community Primary School head teacher Rebecca Loader, right, and pupils from the primary school.

A new era for Clare primary school

Two schools have joined together to bring even greater educational opportunities to children from Clare and the surrounding villages.

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Tim Coulson has been appointed the new CEO of the Samuel Ward Academy Trust

New CEO announced for Samuel Ward Academy Trust

Respected educationalist Dr Tim Coulson is to become the new chief executive of Samuel Ward Academy Trust.

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Teacher Wang Yan with Westfield Primary Academy pupils during a Shanghai maths master class in January

Samuel Ward Academy Trust achieves ‘research school’ status

A West Suffolk-based education trust is celebrating after becoming the first official ‘research school’ in the East of England.

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