Schools’ successes span the curriculum
From mathematic marvels to budding comedic performers, West Suffolk pupils are proving top of the class in many aspects of the curriculum.
In St James Middle School’s final term, young numerical whizzes performed better than ever before in this year’s UKMT Junior Maths Challenge - scooping seven gold certificates, 19 silver and 15 bronze.
Top students Rose Bainbridge, Aru Sinhu, Haadi Shah and Joseph Ayling were invited to sit further maths papers.
At Rattlesden Primary, Years 5 and 6 flexed their comedy muscles in end of year show ‘Boyface and the Uncertain Ponies’ - based on a series of books by Suffolk writer James Campbell.
He wrote the play especially for Rattlesden pupils after holding a writing workshop for them earlier in the year.
Physicists from King Edward VI School, in Bury, triumphed in the Institute of Physics ‘Super Physics’ contest.
Hosted at King Edward VI, 20 schools competed in experiments and problem solving.
Meanwhile, St Benedict’s Catholic School pupils planted flowers with residents at St Peter’s House care home in an enrichment week of community minded activities.