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Bury St Edmunds school’s gold award for language learning

A Bury St Edmunds school is the first in East Anglia to scoop a prestigious award for its ‘outstanding’ language learning.

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Class of the Week - Mendlesham Community Primary School

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CLASS OF THE WEEK: Mendlesham Community Primary School

The Willow class at Mendlesham Community Primary School is today’s class of the week.

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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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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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Donna Cooper is to open Little Larks Day Nursery


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New day nursery is to open at Nowton

A brand new day nursery in Bury St Edmunds is staging an open day tomorrow.

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Motorbikes displayed at Easter egg ride out to Priory School in Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds school receives chocolate treat from charity bikers

A special delivery of Easter eggs arrived at Priory School in Bury St Edmunds last week on a host of motorbikes and trikes.

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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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Competitors Noah Kline, Benn Hobbs, Andrew Varghees, Reece Bright and Joshua Dove with their rocket cars

Winning trip to Bloodhound is rocket science

A new generation of rocket engineers gathered at Mildenhall College Academy on Wednesday to take part in a national competition.

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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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The proposed site for the new Red Lodge School enclosed in red. St Christopher's School is marked with a red star.
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Work starts next month on Red Lodge’s new school

Work should start next month on a new £7.6 million primary school for Red Lodge and academy trusts have been invited to apply to run it.

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Pupils at Moreton Hall Prep School during their performance of Malcolm Sircom's Olivia

Moreton Hall’s ‘magnificent’ production of Olivia

Students at Moreton Hall Prep School, in Bury St Edmunds, have staged a ‘magnificent’ production of Malcolm Sircom’s Olivia.

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Children at Westgate Primary School, in Bury St Edmunds, with the Easter Bunny and Karen Finch, MD of The Hearing Care Centre

Easter Bunny makes an egg-citing stop in Bury St Edmunds

Thirteen pupils at Westgate Community Primary School, in Bury St Edmunds, received a special visit from the Hearing Care Centre’s Easter Bunny on Friday.

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Headteacher Amy Arnold with class teacher Isobel Potter and pupils Toby Brown, Ellie Spencer, Harvey Medus, Violet Hayden, Lily Mitchell, DJ Brinkley, Lacey Simonds and William Rogers

Real life lessons for Barnham pupils

New life and a glowing Ofsted report are just some of the reasons staff and pupils at Barnham CEVC Primary School have to celebrate.

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The Bury St Edmunds All-Through Trust's Tollgate Campus

Bury St Edmunds school’s acting headteacher on period of extended leave

The acting headteacher of a Bury St Edmunds school is on a period of extended leave due to personal reasons.

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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


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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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Geoff Barton with students.


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End of an era as Geoff Barton marks last week as head of top Bury school

Among the activities to mark his final week as headteacher of King Edward VI School, Geoff Barton was given a community farewell at St Edmundsbury Cathedral.

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Construction starts on village pre-school

Work has started on the construction of a new pre-school in Lavenham, including a support room for children with special educational needs.

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Parents and pupils at Rougham Primary School. Picture Mark Westley

Parents outraged at Rougham school’s damning Ofsted report

A ‘highly regarded’ community school is challenging a damning Ofsted report as parents voiced support for staff and governors – and it emerged there were irregularities with an online survey.

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Art of creativity and business at West Suffolk College

Advice from a top musician, witnessing the art of sculpting and a business project were among the latest creative-filled activities at West Suffolk College.

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Members of Mildenhall College Academy's Mindfulness Club, Alicia Drewry, Emily Chalk, Leticia Martin and Dani Young knitting blankets for Ethiopia's young landslide victims

Mildenhall students knit blankets for landslide victims in Ethiopia

A group of sixth formers have been making blankets for children and babies in Ethiopia.

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