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Top awards for local trainees

Two talented apprentices from Burwell and Cheveley have won awards for their outstanding performances at college and at work.

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New kitchen at Burwell Village College primary

Top marks for new kitchen at Burwell Village College

Pupils at Burwell Village College primary school are now enjoying meals prepared in a state-of-the-art kitchen built as part of the £5.5 million project to refurbish and extend the school.

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Kettlefield Primary Stem Club

Science club finds the right formula

Pupils at Kettlefields Primary School are taking a lead in science, technology, engineering and maths. For the past couple of years school governor, Tim Owen, has run an inventors’ club at the school.

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Exning Stepping Stones

Grant will help take learning outdoors

Children at Exning’s Stepping Stones nursery school will be using the natural environment to enhance their early learning thanks to a donation from their local district councillor.

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St Louis School at Crucial Crew

Fun is Crucial at Crew event

Pupils from St Louis Catholic Academy will be among around 500 Year 6 children from 16 schools across the Forest Heath District at this week’s 21st annual Crucial Crew event.

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One in six children miss out on secondary school places

The Good Schools Guide has predicted that more than 90,000 children in England will miss out on their first choice school on March 1, ‘National Offers Day’.

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Suffolk ‘not effectively’ meeting special educational needs of children, say inspectors

The special educational needs of many children and young people in Suffolk are not being effectively met, according to a new report.

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Mildenhall school children get running to raise money for the NSPCC

Pupils at Great Heath Academy in Mildenhall took part in a sponsored run to raise an impressive £3,506 for the NSPCC.

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Houldsworth Valley Primary Academy in Newmarket has joined the Samuel Ward Academy Trust.

Newmarket primary school joins academy trust

School bosses have spoken of their delight after officially joining a renowned academy trust.

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The cast of The Wiz performed by students at Soham Village College

Soham Village College entertains with The Wiz

Students from Soham Village College followed the yellow brick road with zest and panache as they put on their annual production last week.

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Will O'Reilly is the new student governor at West Suffolk College

Student governor is elected at West Suffolk College

A new student governor has been elected at West Suffolk College.

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For the occasion of the Mass, a special frontal was placed before the altar. It was created by Year 9 students.

Bury St Edmunds school begins its golden jubilee year

A Bury St Edmunds school began its golden jubilee year with a celebration of Mass at St Edmundsbury Cathedral.

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Sue Spiller, author of Bertunas Children: The History of Education in a Suffolk Village, with the Mayor of St Edmundsbury, Cllr Julia Wakelam

Former Suffolk teacher publishes book about history of education

A former Suffolk teacher has published a book about the history of education in Great Barton.

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Shakespeare opportunity for Suffolk students

Shakespeare opportunity for Suffolk students

Suffolk Schools are being invited to work with Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds on its 2017 Shakespeare Takeover Programme.

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Suffolk primary school place application deadline looms

Suffolk primary school place application deadline looms

The deadline is fast approaching to apply for a Suffolk primary school place for the 2017/2018 school year.

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Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory for all secondary school pupils

Ministers consider mandatory porn lessons

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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Burwell village college ..pupils in main hall which they have decorated in the absence of a Christmas tree
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Building work can’t halt school’s Christmas celebration

Pupils at Burwell Village College primary school weren’t going to let major redevelopment work at their school get in the way of their Christmas celebrations.

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Clare Powell cooks under the watchful eye of a judge

Haverhill school chef serves up a prize-winner

A Haverhill ‘dinner lady’ has received a highly commended prize in the East of England LACA School Chef of the Year 2017 competition.

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Some of the students' artwork for the witch trials exhibition

Powerful work by West Suffolk College students portrays Bury’s Witch Trials

Young people’s artistic reactions to the infamous Bury St Edmunds Witch Trials are the basis of an exhibition by West Suffolk College Students which opens at Moyse’s Hall Museum today.

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New building will allow Lakenheath care farm to grow

EU funding has allowed a care farm to put up a purpose-built building to allow it to work in comfort and expand.

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