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A-level students in Suffolk perform above national average

Provisional figures show the county’s students have performed well, with the number of A*-E grades awarded above the national average, according to Suffolk County Council.

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A-levels results day 2017. Ormiston Sudbury Academy - Tonia Lawes with head of humanities David Grocott and history teacher Jeff Toose. Photo supplied by Ormiston Sudbury Academy.

A-LEVELS ROUND-UP: Suffolk students celebrate top grades on results day

The wait is over for A-level students across the Suffolk Free Press area, as sixth-formers found out today whether they managed to make the grade.

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Students and staff of Stour Valley Community School are celebrating a 'Good' Ofsted rating.

Stour Valley Community School celebrates progress after Good Ofsted rating

Stour Valley Community School has praised its students for their progress in the last academic year, after obtaining a strong report from a recent Ofsted inspection.

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Hadleigh High School Prom 2017

PICTURES: Hadleigh High School makes prom a night to remember

Hadleigh High School pupils made it a night to remember when they celebrated their end-of-school year prom.

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St John The Baptist Primary School in Pebmarsh was named the Best Performing School in Braintree District Council's Recycling Rewards Scheme.

Pebmarsh school named ‘greenest’ in county in recognition of recycling efforts

A Pebmarsh primary school has been recognised as the ‘greenest’ school for its efforts as part of a county-wide waste recycling programme.

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The Thomas Gainsborough School art exhibition. Pictured: Abbie Colgate, Laura Ablitt, Zeta Damm.

Sudbury school showcases student art alongside £2m Gainsborough painting

A school celebrated receiving top recognition for its arts education with an end-of-year exhibition featuring a £2-million painting by Sudbury-born artist Thomas Gainsborough.

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CHAMPIONS: Long Melford pupils won gold in the swimming

Long Melford swimmers win gold medals at school event

Long Melford C of E Primary School, Hadleigh Community Primary School and Elmsett C of E Primary School all collected medals at the recent two-day Suffolk School Games Festivals.

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Cavendish Pre-School, Cavendish Memorial Hall, Melford Road, Cavendish
Suffolk County Councillor Mary Evans is presenting a cheque for �1,500 to Cavendish Pre-School, to go towards their renovations.
Picture Mark Westley

Councillor’s donation helps Cavendish Pre-School over line to fund £40k renovations

A generous donation from a Suffolk county councillor has helped Cavendish Pre-School over the line after seven years of fundraising to pay for significant renovations.

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Bures Primary School summer show 2017.

Bures school pupils take to Quay Theatre stage for summer show

Year 5 and 6 pupils at Bures Primary School took to the stage in Sudbury for a unique take on the Charles Dickens classic Oliver Twist.

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Stour Valley Community School pupils at Clare Castle Country Park.

Stour Valley students complete five-month project at Clare country park

The conclusion of the school year last week brought an end to a five-month outdoor study programme carried out by Year 10 students at Stour Valley Community School at Clare Castle Country Park.

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Ryan Bailey-Cox receives the top award at the Ormiston Sudbury Academy 'Oscars' for 2017.

Performing arts students honoured at Ormiston Sudbury Academy ‘Oscars’

Performing arts students at Ormiston Sudbury Academy were recognised for their achievements in drama, music and dance in the school’s own version of the Oscars earlier this month.

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Katherine Mcleod, of Great Cornard, was voted the 2016/17 Student of the Year at Otley College.

Great Cornard teenager wins college’s Student of the Year award

A Great Cornard teenager earned the top recognition of her tutors at her college awards evening last week when she received the most prestigious accolade.

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The Access Cambridge Archaeological outreach unit were digging in Foxearth with local schools

Pictured: Naomi Kirkham (Samuel Ward), Annie Kidman (Ormiston Academy), Lewis Huggett (Ormston Academy) and Harriet Kendrick (Samuel Ward)


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PICTURES: Students unearth relics of history in Foxearth archaeology project

High school students helped to unearth a breadth of buried artifacts in Foxearth last week, as part of an initiative to encourage more young people to make the jump to university.

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Cavendish Primary School has received a 'Good' rating in its latest Ofsted report



PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Cavendish Primary School keen to raise bar even higher after good Ofsted report

Cavendish Primary School is ending the 2016/17 academic year on a high note with a glowing report from Ofsted – and it aspires to improve further still when pupils return in September.

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Tudor Primary School has been rated Good in its latest Church of England Schools inspection report  Pictured; Head Teacher along with the Faith Council.     PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Sudbury school bounces back from special measures with glowing SIAMS report

Tudor CE Primary School has celebrated bouncing back from being placed in special measures four years ago, after the Church of England gave it a glowing report.

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PICTURES: Gosfield School celebrates year’s achievements with speech day

Students and members of staff at Gosfield School celebrated their accomplishments for the 2016/17 academic year with their annual end-of-year speech day.

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Acton Church of England Primary School, Lambert Drive, Acton, Suffolk
Acton Primary School Science Week - pupils and their parents are creating their own Marble Runs using household materials.
Y1 Thomas, Freddie, Charlie, Kieran,Jacob
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Acton Primary School puts knowledge to the test in Science Week

Children at Acton Primary School put their science knowledge to the test last week when they took part in a series of experiments for their annual Science Week.

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Tudor Church of England Primary School had a special leaving party for early years teacher Helen Appleton, who is retiring after 21 years at the school.  Pictured: Teacher Helen Appleton with pupils Isaac Sanford (9), Mia Sloan-Battell (11) and Imogen Hollingsworth (5).

Tudor Primary School bids farewell to long-serving teacher Helen Appleton

It was a day of celebration and of sadness on Monday, as Tudor Primary School in Sudbury bid farewell to its longest-serving teacher after 21 years of service.

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St Gregory's CEVA Primary School has improved in its latest Ofsted inspection and is now rated 'Good'.


PICTURE: Mecha Morton

St Gregory’s School in Sudbury ends year on a high with ‘Good’ Ofsted rating

The headteacher of a primary school in Sudbury says the rise up to a ‘good’ rating in its most recent Ofsted inspection is “a real credit” to the work of its staff, governors and parents.

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Stour Valley Community School students enjoying their prom night. Contributed picture

Students see out their school year in fine style

Stour Valley Community School leavers turned on the glamour for their prom night.

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