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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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People at a meeting of pre-school providers were asked to stand up if they thought Suffolk's new funding scheme would  adversely affect them

West Suffolk pre-school providers show their fears for the future at meeting

Providers of pre-school services across West Suffolk showed their fears for the future at a meeting on the county’s new funding formula.

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Burton End Primary Academy History Day - Year 6 World War Two street party

Pupils at Haverhill school bring history to life

A school-wide series of events aimed at bringing history to life has been hailed a success.

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Feature: St Benedicts School in Bury ST Edmunds

Pictured: Chris Burrell (Long Standing Staff), Jack Ginell (Long Standing Staff and head of 6th Form), Head Kate Pereira and Business Manager Christine


PICTURE: Mecha Morton

FEATURE: A golden milestone for St Benedict’s Catholic School

Fifty years ago a new secondary school opened in Bury St Edmunds. It had just 89 pupils and part of it was still a building site.

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National joy for Haverhill hairdressing student

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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’.

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