Redundancy blow for staff at Haverhill school

Almost 17 staff, including seven full-time teachers, face redundancy at Samuel Ward Academy in Haverhill.

Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Controversial school transport plans to go to public consultation

Controversial plans which could see 3700 children lose their free school transport in an attempt to cut spending will go to public consultation next week.

Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Councillors reconsider Suffolk’s school transport proposals next week

The stalled consultation on free school transport in Suffolk should restart next month with the public being asked to consider three options.

Samuel Ward Academy extension

New Haverhill school building will be one to ‘inspire’

A major new building project has been revealed for Samuel Ward Academy in Haverhill.

The Mayor of Haverhill, Cllr David Roach, Golden Apples business services director Eve Wheeler (centre) and nursery staff on board the Game Wagon that visited the nursery on the day it was officially opened under its new management

Haverhill day nursery’s new owner sets out her ambitions

The new owner of a Haverhill nursery has emphasised her commitment to providing every child with the best early education and care possible.


Extra holiday week proposed for Haverhill schools

The chief executive of the Samuel Ward Academy Trust has said that proposals to reduce the academic year at its schools by one week will not happen if the majority oppose it.

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Haverhill school’s charity auction will raise money for Help for Heroes

Students at Samuel ward academy in Haverhill are holding a charity auction on November 29 to raise funds for Help for Heroes, the chosen charity of Cavell House.

Castle Manor Academy students Ben Webb, Mateusz Kasperek and Ben Gibson helping at the Haverhill Foodbank.Picture: Gooderham PR

Haverhill students REACH out to help charity

A project aimed at encouraging young people to make a positive contribution to their community has seen a group of students support the Haverhill Foodbank.

West Suffolk College principal Nikos Savvas

East to bid for tech institute

West Suffolk College is leading an East Anglian bid to get funding to create an institute of technology to train future technicians and engineers.

Cllr Betty McLatchy and Cllr Ivor McLatchy with staff and children at Stepping Stones Childcare & Education CIC with the new tee shirts. contributed picture

Haverhill nursery’s promotion of exercise earns it a handy windfall

Stepping Stones Childcare & Education CIC in Haverhill have been able to buy new tee shirts for all the children and staff thanks to a £400 grant from the Haverhill Community Wellbeing Fund set up by town and borough councillor, Betty McLatchy.

Westfield Primary Academy pupils Jacob Benians (back left), Oliwier Marcinek (back right), Julija Petrova (front left) and Eve Green (front right).

Haverhill school’s commitment to sport gets rewarded

Westfield Primary Academy in Haverhill has been awarded the Silver School Games Mark.

Pupils from across the year groups with headteacher David Maguire and deputy headteacher Martha Hughes at Coupals Primary Academy

Haverhill school’s improvements impress education inspectors

The hard work of staff, students and parents has been praised after a Haverhill school was adjudged to be ‘Good’ by Ofsted inspectors just three years after being deemed ‘inadequate’.

Ten-year-old Jacob Frankish reached the final of the national Junior Language challenge

Linton pupils proves his gift for languages

Linton Heights Junior School pupil Jacob Frankish, 10, made it through to the final round of the national Junior Language challenge in London.

Reception year pupils at St Felix RC Primary School using their new Forest School seating are. Picture: Steve Barton

Forest School delight for Haverhill school

A kind-hearted landscaper has helped out a Haverhill primary school by making and installing for free benches and a table at its Forest School area.

Castle Camps Primary School has a new nursery that is now inviting applications ahead of opening the nursery in January.

Pictured: Head teacher Alexandra O'Connor with some of the pupils.

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Castle Camps school to expand by including a nursery

Castle Camps Primary School is opening a brand new nursery and parents are being invited to apply for a place for their youngsters.

Two weeks left to apply for school places

Two weeks left to apply for Suffolk secondary school places

Parents and carers have two weeks to apply for their child’s place at a Suffolk secondary school for September 2018.

Burton End Primary Academy in Haverhill

Haverhill school ‘requires improvement,’ says Ofsted

A Haverhill primary school has outlined a rapid action plan – based around strong and positive leadership - after a recent Ofsted inspection deemed it ‘requires improvement’.

Granta School head teacher Lucie Calow, left, and  Head of Sixth Form, Julie Lloyd with the new cooker and CD players.

Haverhill retailer helps Linton school improve its kitchen

There is something new cooking in the sixth form common room at Granta School in Linton thanks to the generosity of Haverhill retailer Hughes Electrical.

Mark Neild has been named as the new head teacher at Samuel Ward Academy in Haverhill. Picture by Russ Bennett

Haverhill academy appoints a new head teacher

An experienced educationalist has described becoming the new headteacher of Samuel Ward Academy as a “real privilege”.

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