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Newmarket pupils get the racing picture

Students from Newmarket Academy got the chance to see the town’s Rowley Mile racecourse through the camera lens as part of the school’s Godolphin Beacon project .

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Wildawood school

Chippenham forest school plants seeds of learning

Down in the woods near Chippenham children are getting a first-hand taste of the natural world .

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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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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.
Map: Google Earth

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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Chloe Trainer and Jamie Bruce apprentice winners

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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School places.

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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