Sudbury pupils learn how to stay safe online

A Sudbury primary school has used a global awareness day to highlight the importance of internet safety.

Superhero day at Tudor Primary School in Sudbury.

Little heroes learn about super powers

As part of the new RE curriculum across the diocese, early years pupils at Tudor Primary School have been learning about superheroes, thinking about Jesus as a hero and how they can become superheroes, too.

Second World War experience day at Pot Kiln Primary School in Great Cornard.

Pupils get a taste of life in War-time Britain

Children at Pot Kiln Primary School in Great Cornard, experienced living history before the half-term holidays.

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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.

Daisy Houlden was the first Thomas Gainsborough School pupil to read all 50 of the school's Top 50 book challenge.

Daisie comes out on top of school reading challenge

Thirteen-year-old literary lover Daisie Houlden has become the first student to successfully complete a challenge to read 50 famous books before she leaves Thomas Gainsborough School.

Hawker Hurricane on the beach in Dunkirk Picture by Anglia Press Agency

Restored war plane flies again - from new base near Hadleigh

An iconic Hurricane fighter-plane that crash-landed on the beach at Dunkirk during the famous troop evacuation in May 1940 has been restored.

A group of young volunteers arranged for four disabled women from a Sudbury care home to see their school musical. Picture by Chris Fell

Sudbury disabled residents enjoy a ‘night to remember’

A group of young volunteers arranged a musical night out to remember for a group of disabled residents from a Sudbury care home.

Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

New pre-schools to be built in Stowmarket and Lavenham

New pre-schools will be built in Lavenham and Stowmarket for which Suffolk County Council will receive a contribution from the Department for Education .


FEATURE: Why cancer charity chief never overlooks the power of lipstick

The beauty workshop is in full swing. Eight women sit round a large square table as lipstick, foundation and mascara are expertly applied.

Charlie Hill from Tudor Primary School won the Ormiston Sudbury Academy Aladdin competition where pupils at local primary  schools had to decorate a magic lamp.

Charlie is winner of Aladdin tickets with ‘magical’ lamp design

Charlie Hill of Tudor Primary School won the Ormiston Sudbury Academy Aladdin competition.

Rapper Felix's latest music video was produced by West Suffolk College students

VIDEO: Sudbury student works on rap video

Two West Suffolk College students have made a music video for African rapper

Aladdin dress rehearsal
Princess Jasmine Danie McIntyre Aladdin Harry Milson
Picture Mark Westley

PICTURE SPECIAL: Sudbury Academy’s Aladdin - ‘a great big barrel full of fun’

Fun. A great big barrel full of fun!

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.

Befrienders with William Kendall the High Sheriff of Suffolk. Picture by Chris Fell

Young volunteers meet Suffolk’s High Sheriff

The High Sheriff of Suffolk visited Catchpole Court care home in Sudbury to meet some of the young people who have been befriending residents at the home.

Great Waldingfield primary school, Folly Road, Great Waldingfield
Children from Saplings Reception class learning about Chinese New Year from Wongs Chinese restaurant in Glemsford.
Yusuf Aslan and Henry Hemson with Tracy Fung
Picture Mark Westley

Learning all about China to celebrate the New Year

After a reception pupil at Great Waldingfield Primary School was visited by their relatives from China, the four and five-year-old pupils showed a real interest in the country. With Chinese New Year having taken place this weekend the pupils had an extra special lesson on Tuesday. Staff from Wongs Cherry Tree of Glemsford visited, telling the children about Chinese New Year and the food.

Ormiston Sudbury Academy Book Mastermind winner Shannon Ambrose (centre) with runners-up Amy Allitt (left) and Ellen Dreau

Shannon is Sudbury school’s Mastermind winner

Shannon Ambrose, Year 9, was the winner of the Ormiston Sudbury Academy Book Mastermind last week and will represent the academy in a western area round in March.

Stoke College is to open a Sixth Form

Scholarships at Sixth Form as new head is appointed

Stoke College in Stoke by Clare is launching a new Sixth Form scholarship programme for local students as it prepares to open its Sixth Form for the first time.

Sophia Moran has taken part in an art project between a care home and fine art students.

College and care home combine for art project

Students at West Suffolk College have completed a project to create art works for people with dementia after meeting them.

Stoke College

Business pays for five school places

Through the generous support of a local business, Stoke College will be able to offer five fully sponsored places for their reception classes in 2017 and 2018. 

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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