National joy for Haverhill hairdressing student

Persuading her friend to change her hair from blonde to a very dark black and cover herself in silver body paint helped a hairdressing student win first prize in a national competition.

The recipients of the 2017 Haverhill & District  Rotary Club's Young Citizen Awards are joined by the club's president, Chris Briggs, centre, and the mayor of Haverhill, Cllr David Roach. The winners are: Holly McGerty, Caitlin Benham, Brianna Digby, Ben Gibson and Eloise Aubery.

Haverhill and Clare school students recognised for making a ‘real difference’

Five teenagers were recognised for their selfless efforts at the annual Haverhill & District Rotary Club Young Citizen Awards.

Aidan Elsden as Billy Elliot

Haverhill school to perform Billy Elliot the Musical

A school drama group will pirouette to the stage when they perform Billy Elliot the Musical next week.

Students from Haverhill's  Castle Manor Academy ready for their litter pick

Haverhill academy joins in Great British Spring Clean

Students from Castle Manor Academy joined forces with the town’s community ambassadors to take part in Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean.

Marc Abbott and Dan Pilcher will manage Haverhill Rovers FC Academy, which is being launched in september

Pictured: Marc Abbott and Dan Pilcher

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Haverhill Rovers to launch its own football academy

Exciting new plans have been revealed to create a new academy in Haverhill that combines football and education.

Kedington Primary Academy pupils do their stuff on World Book Day

Kedington pupils get in the spirit of World Book Day

A village primary school was taken over for the day by an army of characters brought to life from the pages of literature.

Students at Samuel Ward Academy don colourful costumes to celebrate World Book Day

Pupils in Haverhill celebrate World Book Day

Haverhill pupils at schools in the Samuel Ward Academy Trust enjoyed a range of page-turning activities to celebrate World Book Day.

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Ofsted rates Haverhill school as ‘requires improvement’ but praises new head

A Haverhill secondary school has vowed to continue the hard work made in the last 18 months after an Ofsted inspection judged them as ‘requires improvement’.

Delegates at the 'Making the Leap' conference at Linton Village College

Female leaders taking the leap at Linton Village College

Over 30 female leaders in education from across the region came together at Linton Village College to take part in a professional development opportunity designed to grow headteachers of the future.

Author Victoria Brock spends some time with children at Puddlebrook Pre-School in Haverhill

Writer’s visit fires young imaginations at Haverhill pre-school

Together with a somewhat prickly, yet also cute little visitor, children’s author Victoria Brockspent some time at a pre-school in Haverhill.

Pupils from Sybil Andrews Academy have been thinking about names for the new sixth form college in Bury St Edmunds

Have your say on the name of new sixth form college in Bury St Edmunds

Pupils in west Suffolk are being given the chance to have their say on the name of a new sixth form college to be built in Bury St Edmunds.

Burton End Primary School in Haverhill had a teachers pancake flipping race

Flipping Haverhill teachers join pupils for some charity fun

Teachers at a Haverhill school got into the spirit of Shrove Tuesday after taking part in a fund-raising pancake race.

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One in six children miss out on secondary school places

The Good Schools Guide has predicted that more than 90,000 children in England will miss out on their first choice school on March 1, ‘National Offers Day’.

Clements Primary School pupils watch their recreation of the 1666 Great Fire of London

Haverhill school recreates a huge historical event

The most dramatic fire in the history of London was brought back to life by pupils at a Haverhill primary school.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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