Stoke College rated good by inspectors

Stoke College, an independent day and boarding school in Stoke-by-Clare, has been given top marks for pupils’ personal development by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.

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Staff from TA Hotel Collection have been accredited with awards in wine. Left to right: Shuhana Khatun, Mark White, Nicolae Arcalean, Rob Dixon, Pierre Crespin and Sara Le Fanu.

Bouquets for Lavenham staff who know their wines

Staff from The Swan at Lavenham Hotel and Spa are celebrating their success in wine knowledge.

Sudbury Wells Hall Primary School who has recieved an good ofsted rating.
Picture Mark Westley

High praise as primary school makes progress

A primary school in Great Cornard has been given a positive review by inspectors, following concerns over exam results last year.

Stour Valley Community School's annual dance show

Stour Valley dancers do their teacher proud

Dance shows at Stour Valley Community School will only get better, according to the school’s dance company leader.

Stour Valley Community School, Cavendish Rd, Clare, Sudbury
School STEM fair (science fair)
Vertical Wind Tunnel Zara Smith, Will Atherton and Lewis Wiliams
Picture Mark Westley

Showing the wonders of science

Showing how exciting careers in science, maths and technology can be was the aim of the day at Stour Valley Community School in Clare.

The Molfrey French-Owen art exhibition studio at Thomas Gainsborough School in Great Cornard.

Opened by Molfrey French-Owen (centre), Sudbury mayor Sue Ayres (left) and Great Cornard Parish Council chairman Pam White.

New gallery opened at Cornard school

An art gallery – named after a long-time supporter – has been opened in Thomas Gainsborough School in Great Cornard.

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Sudbury in line to bag walking honour

Beat the Street, a project to encourage people to do more walking, cycling and running, is hoping to make Sudbury the first Walkers are Welcome town in Suffolk.

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Katherine, 13, is hungry for more

Katherine Chapman has been crowned the book mastermind champion at Thomas Gainsborough School.

Amy McCormack won the Apprentice of the Year Award from Easton and Otley College. Pictured with Malcolm Ferguson.

Amy is flying high thanks to top award

A Kentwell Hall employee has scooped a top award from an East Anglian College after trading helicopters for horticulture.

Steve Harley apex

Rebel with a cause gives students a music masterclass

Musician and singer Steve Harley visited West Suffolk College to talk about his experience of the music industry.

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Appeal for Crucial Crew volunteers

Sudbury Rotary Club has launched an appeal to find volunteers for its Crucial Crew week, which starts on Monday.

Falklands War veteran Simon Weston (right) visited Ormiston Sudbury Academy as part of filming for a BBC television programme on the Imperial War Museum.

Falklands hero visits Sudbury school to film BBC show looking into story of school’s former headmaster

The heroism of a former Sudbury headmaster was honoured when Falklands War veteran Simon Weston CBE visited Ormiston Sudbury Academy.

Pupils dress up as their favourite characters at Woodhall Community Primary School for World Book Day.

Dressing up for World Book Day

From Harry Potter to Disney princesses, a whole host of characters could be seen at Woodhall Community Primary School on Friday as the school took part in World Book Day.

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Family’s frustration at delay in plan for Isobel

A disabled five-year-old girl is still waiting for a council to approve a healthcare plan – nearly a year after undergoing assessments.

Children at Glemsford Primary Academy sold pancakes to help fundraise for new IT equipment.

A flippin’ good idea for Pancake Day fundraiser

A nursery showed its business acumen to combine Pancake Day with raising money for a school project.

Thomas Gainsborough School's production of Little Shop of Horrors

Stellar performances steal the show at Cornard school’s Little Shop of Horrors production

A dark comedy involving man-eating plants in a run-down florist ... add in a host of musical numbers and you get one of the stranger shows I’ve seen.

Tudor Primary School pupils show off their art work at a new display in Sudbury Library.

Sudbury pupils’ amazing work goes on display

Tudor Primary School in Sudbury visited Sudbury Library last week to help put up a colourful new art display to help brighten up the building.

Members of Sudbury Society and Mayor Sue Ayres presenting an award plaque to mark the excellent work done done Bullocks Lane

Pictured: Sarah Titford (Society Member), Lorna Hoey (Chairperson if Society), Mayor Sue Ayres and Valerie Herbert (Society Member)

Campaign to clean up Sudbury

A campaign under the banner LoveSudbury is set to launch to help counter the negative effect on the town’s streets from council cutbacks.

Ormiston Sudbury Academy pupils in Pompeii

Sudbury pupils in Pompeii visit

Students from Ormiston Sudbury Academy were thrown back in time during a once in a life time school trip to Pompeii.

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Budding musicians set to take to the stage

Every March, Snape Maltings Concert Hall rings with the sound of young people at the Celebration of Schools’ Music concerts.

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