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Graduation ceremony is culmination of students’ ‘exceptional perseverance’

Students celebrated their ‘incredible success’ during a graduation ceremony in Bury St Edmunds.

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Debbie Ramirez and Noah Gonzalez at Tollgate Primary School grandparents lunch

Grandparents enjoy school dinners at Tollgate Primary School

Grandparents went back to school to enjoy lunch with their grandchildren at Tollgate Primary, in Bury St Edmunds.

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Over 300 pupils from four CEVCP schools gathered at St Edmundsbury Cathedral to celebrate one year of their Tilian Partnership Multi Academy
Trust.

Students gather in St Edmundsbury Cathedral to celebrate one year of ‘four schools, one voice’ partnership

Over 300 students from four CEVCP schools gathered in St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury last week to celebrate one year of their schools’ partnership.

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Author Julian Sedgwick visited King Edward VI School on Monday



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Children’s author, Julian Sedgwick, gives spell-binding performance at King Edward VI School

Julian Sedgwick, author of the ‘Mysterium’ and ‘Ghosts of Shanghai’ trilogies, visited King Edward VI School in Bury St Edmunds on Monday.

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Woodland Lodge, the new outdoor classroom at South Lee School, was officially opened this month by (left to right) Mia and Aimee Lake, who named the classroom, Julie Last, Head of Early Years, Headteacher Mervyn Watch and Mell Harrison from the Green Light Trust.

South Lee School’s new outdoor classroom is a breath of fresh air

An outdoor classroom has opened at South Lee School in Bury St Edmunds, which will allow children to spend more time learning in the fresh air.

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New Horizons Day Care in  Mildenhall has received a 'good' from Ofsted    Picture: Mecha Morton

‘Good’ rating on the horizon for nursery after Ofsted inspection

Staff at a Mildenhall nursery are celebrating after Ofsted handed it a ‘good’ rating following an inspection in August.

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Ric Groves, who has won a national design award for his cider brand video

Student wins recognition for cider campaign

A former DJ, radio presenter and bar owner who has embarked on a graphic and communication design degree has won national recognition for his work.

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Bury training firm and Ofsted in dispute on report

A training company is in dispute with Osted over an inspection report which downgraded it from ‘good’ to ‘requires improvement’.

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Official opening of CLAAS UK Academy in Saxham. Mayor Terry Clements cuts the ribbon
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New CLAAS UK training academy opens in Little Saxham

The agricultural machinery manufacturing giant, CLAAS UK, has opened a new training academy as part of the redevelopment of its headquarters on Saxham Business Park in Little Saxham.

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Cllr Gordon Jones, cabinet member for childrens services,education and skills

Suffolk waits while free school transport plans are ‘refined’

Suffolk County Council is taking another look at its proposals for changes to its free school transport system.

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Lee Walker, Headteacher at King Edward VI School



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INTERVIEW: Headteacher Lee sets the stage for Bury St Edmunds school’s future

With a keen interest in drama, headteacher Lee Walker has directed and starred in a range of school shows.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Suffolk’s consultation on free school transport put on hold

The planned consultation on the future of free school transport in Suffolk, which should have started on Monday, has been postponed.

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Jay Abu, who helped to organise the event,  having a go on the power lap course    Picture: Mecha Morton

Subject in the spotlight for ‘Super Science Saturday’ at Bury St Edmunds school

Science was in the spotlight at a successful themed event at a Bury St Edmunds school at the weekend.

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From left, top: headteachers Paul Ryle (Mellis) and Sean Cornish (Chelmondiston), Bottom- Caroline Robinson (director), Heather Hann (Head of School Improvement), then Liz Campbell (Tudor), Harriet Pope (Bramfield), Jane Le Grice (Stoke by Nayland), Debbie Scurrell (Eyke), Karen Read (Sproughton), Matthew Coombs (Hartest), Andrew Frolish (St Mary's, Hadleigh), James Leese (St Mary's, Woodbridge), Jane Sheat (MAT CEO) and Amanda Woolmer (Long Melford).

Praise for Suffolk church schools trust

Church of England leaders have praised the progress of their schools as 14 primarys have joined the diocese’s academy in Suffolk.

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Habimana Theoneste Nelson (centre) with Christine Anthony (left) and Anna Berridge (right)

Rwandan teaching student thanks Risby school for its support

A teaching student from Rwanda thanked the Bury St Edmunds school which helped to fund his studies after he qualified from university last month.

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Early year pupils with Jason Brightman (branch manager at Kent Blaxill in Bury) and Nadine Fairweather (Early years teacher and deputy head).



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School creates builders’ yard for children

Can they fix it? Well a group of pupils certainly can after a village school created a builders’ yard for them.

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Dr Andy Sheppard has retired after more than 16 years as headteacher at Redcastle Family School in Thetford
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Thetford school aims to build on former headteacher’s legacy

A Thetford school is aiming to build on the legacy of its recently retired headteacher, who helped drive major improvements during his nearly 17 years at the helm.

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Terry Clements, Mayor of St Edmundsbury, opened a new playground at Ickworth Park Primary School.     PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Playground joy for pupils

A new primary school playground is being put to good use at Ickworth Park Primary School.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Suffolk Cabinet approval of school transport consultation blocked by opposition

Yesterday’s decision by Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet to go ahead with a free school transport consultation has been ‘called in’ by opposition councillors.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Free school transport consultation backed by Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet.

Suffolk County Council’s cabinet today approved a three-month consultation on the future of free school transport.

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