MP officially opens new nursery in Castle Camps

The new nursery building and nursery class at Castle Camps Primary School was officially opened on Friday by constituency MP, Lucy Frazer.

The new headteacher at Burton End Primary Academy, Karen Sheargold, with some of her pupils. Picture: Gooderham PR

Exciting challenge suits new head at Haverhill school

A headteacher who swapped an Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ school for one that ‘requires improvement’ says she was ready for a new challenge.

Samuel Ward Academy students Amelia Hodges and Jess Nobbs, both aged 12, and 15-year-old Kathiravan Parthipan are all standing to become the West Suffolk Youth Member of Parliament

Trio from one Haverhill School all standing for election to Youth Parliament

Three students from Samuel Ward Academy in Haverhill are campaigning to become West

Suffolk’s new Youth Member of Parliament.

Phil Stittle, director of business development at West Suffolk College  with gloves on ready for the competition to start alongside members of the apprenticeship team  and college students.

Apprenticeship challenge puts Haverhill up against Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket

Haverhill has been pitched against Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket in a race to see which town can create 100 new apprentices.

Jo Goodall, from REACH Community Projects, with pupils at St Felix RC Primary School in Haverhill

Charity helps to inspire Haverhill pupils

Year 5 and 6 pupils at St Felix RC Primary School found out about some more local heroes when they held their ‘Inspiration Day’.

Samuel Ward Academy in Haverhill

Oxbridge celebration for three Haverhill students

Three sixth form students from Samuel Ward Academy in Haverhill are celebrating after being offered places at Oxford and Cambridge Universities.

Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

One week left to have your say on Suffolk’s school buses

You have one week left to tell Suffolk County Council what you think of its plans for school transport.

Colourbox Montessori have received an oustanding rating from Ofsted for every area of what it does.''''Picture by Mecha Morton

Fledgling Haverhill nursery impresses in first time Ofsted inspection

A first ever Ofsted inspection at a Haverhill nursery has resulted in the best possible outcome, - a grading of ‘outstanding’ in every area.

Len Russell (Haverhill Lions Club President), Matti Kasperek, Ben Gibson, Philip Cheesmur (deputy president) and Vanessa Whitcombe (headteacher). Picture:  Castle Manor Academy.

Haverhill teenagers are rewarded for their community spirit

Two students from Castle Manor Academy in Haverhill have been presented with service awards by Haverhill Lions Club.

Matt Hancock MP joins the internet safety assembly at Coupals Primary Academy. Picture by Gooderham PR

Culture secretary promotes internet safety awareness to Haverhill pupils

Internet safety messages at a Haverhill school have been given a ministerial seal of approval after a special assembly hosted by Google.

Georgina Ellis (headteacher) with friends Gary Farrant, Jim Grace and Kevin Butcher and Gary's stepson Joshua Farrant-Clarke. Picture: Gooderham PR

‘Dry’ month leads to a welcome windfall for a Haverhill school

Three Haverhill men who gave up their favourite tipples for a month have raised £600 for a town school.

New Cangle Primary School's choir outside the O2 Arena before it took part in the Young Voices concert

Young Haverhill singers form part of a giant choral concert at a famous London venue

The choir of New Cangle Primary School in Haverhill sang with thousands of other children at the Young Voices concert at the O2 Arena in London.

Kedington Primary Academy pupils with their new head teacher Matt Martin and deputy head Michaela Harris. Picture by Gooderham PR

New team take over at the top at Kedington school

The new headteacher of an ‘outstanding’ academy school has praised the “strong sense of family community” that has greeted his arrival.

The successful swimmers from Ashdon Primary School

Ashdon schoolchildren triumph in regional swimming contest

Pupils at Ashdon Primary School won both of the swimming galas arranged for the small schools of Saffron Walden.

The website for the petition against changes to Suffolk's school transport policy

School bus petition signed by three times more people than have filled in county’s consultation

A petition against Suffolk’s school transport changes has been signed by more than 6,600 people yet only 2,099 have taken part in the county council’s consultation on it.

Rachel Clarke (Maths, Samuel Ward Academy); Kerrie Cavilla (Geography, Samuel Ward Academy); Louise Cassels (Science, Castle Manor Academy);  Rachel Brown (English teacher, Samuel Ward Academy);   Lucy Nichol (Art, Thomas Gainsborough School); Sarah Cooper (Maths,Thomas Gainsborough School); Melanie Davies (English, Newmarket Academy); Rosie Furey (English,Thomas Gainsborough School) with their certificates after completing the Lead Practitioners scheme. Picture: Dave Gooderham PR.

Haverhill, Newmarket and Great Cornard teachers blaze an educational trail in Suffolk

A group of eight teachers who passed a rigorous training and research programme nine months ahead of schedule have been hailed as “trailblazers”.

Woodpigeons were the most common birds at schools in Suffolk last year'  Picture: Chris Gomersall (

Schools flock to take part in Big Birdwatch

Children are standing by their binoculars ready to take part in the annual RSPB Big Schools Birdwatch.

West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds

MPs backing WSC bid for East Anglian technology institute

East Anglian MPs are backing the West Suffolk College-led bid to create an institute of technology in the region.

Headteachers Together - Christine Inchley, left, Headteacher at Stour Valley Community School, and Rebecca Loader, right, Headteacher at Clare Community Primary School

Suffolk primary school applications deadline approaches

Parents and carers have until January 15 to make their application to secure their child’s place at a Suffolk Primary, Infant, Junior or Middle school for September 2018.


Suffolk County Council wants to hear your views on proposals for free school transport

Suffolk County Council is now holding a public consultation as it looks to find a long-term solution to providing affordable home to school transport.

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