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Suffolk ‘not effectively’ meeting special educational needs of children, say inspectors

The special educational needs of many children and young people in Suffolk are not being effectively met, according to a new report.

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The winning team Katie Nippress, Joshua Travies, Jessica Taylor and Hannah Huxley

Students showcase their business savvy in competition

An accumulator challenge-style competition run in the memory of a popular Haverhill businessman has been won by a team from Castle Manor Academy.

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Teaching assistant Diane Cayzer retired from Ashdon Primary School after 32 years on February 1, 2017

Ashdon teaching assistant retires after 32 years

Ashdon Primary School has bid farewell to a well-known and much-loved member of staff.

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Houldsworth Valley Primary Academy in Newmarket has joined the Samuel Ward Academy Trust.

Newmarket primary school joins academy trust

School bosses have spoken of their delight after officially joining a renowned academy trust.

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Will O'Reilly is the new student governor at West Suffolk College

Student governor is elected at West Suffolk College

A new student governor has been elected at West Suffolk College.

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Stoke College is to open a Sixth Form

Scholarships at Sixth Form as new head is appointed

Stoke College in Stoke by Clare is launching a new Sixth Form scholarship programme for local students as it prepares to open its Sixth Form for the first time.

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Business pays for five school places

Through the generous support of a local business, Stoke College will be able to offer five fully sponsored places for their reception classes in 2017 and 2018. 

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For the occasion of the Mass, a special frontal was placed before the altar. It was created by Year 9 students.

Bury St Edmunds school begins its golden jubilee year

A Bury St Edmunds school began its golden jubilee year with a celebration of Mass at St Edmundsbury Cathedral.

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Sue Spiller, author of Bertunas Children: The History of Education in a Suffolk Village, with the Mayor of St Edmundsbury, Cllr Julia Wakelam

Former Suffolk teacher publishes book about history of education

A former Suffolk teacher has published a book about the history of education in Great Barton.

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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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