Sudbury pupils go fishing for compliments with colourful craft work

Fabulous fish in all sorts of colours and sizes have been coming to school with children at Tudor Road Primary School this week.

Jennie Schofield is unhappy with parking by parents picking up their children from Woodhall Primary School. Picture Mark Westley

Residents blast inconsiderate parents at Sudbury school pick-up time

A couple have hit out at what they describe as dangerous parking near a Sudbury primary school during peak times.

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Ormiston Sudbury Academy Open Week 2017. Picture submitted.

Sudbury school open week hailed a success

Ormiston Sudbury Academy showcased its facilities and activities to prospective students, parents and the local community recently.

Blogger Tamsin Hopkins

Blogging is just the job for eco mother Tamsin

Friends and family of 30-year-old blogger Tamsin Hopkins are taking her business more seriously since she won a coveted national award.

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Books galore on sale in Clare

More than 3,000 second-hand books will go on sale over the bank holiday to raise money for St Peter and St Paul’s Church in Clare.

Chris Silverwood, Essex Cricket Club first team coach, and Sara Knight from the Forest School Association officially opened Gosfield School's new cricket pavilion and forest school classroom.

New forest school and pavilion opened in Gosfield

Gosfield School was joined by Essex County Cricket Club and the Forest School Association recently to open its new pavilion and forest classroom.

Education news

Stowmarket headteacher ‘unfairly dismissed’, rules tribunal

A Suffolk headteacher, who was sacked for manhandling a pupil, was unfairly dismissed, a tribunal has ruled.

Gosfield School Nursery celebrated its first birthday with zoo experience and activities

Pictured: Lucas Philpott with a royal python

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All creatures great and small

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Calls for dogs to be kept on leads after swan is attacked on Sudbury meadows

Dogs being walked across Sudbury’s water meadows should be kept on a lead during the breeding season for swans, it is claimed.

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Staff and pupils at Thomas Gainsborough School celebrate their latest achievement in the arts.

Cornard school earns accolade for arts provision

A school’s commitment to the arts has been recognised after it was awarded a prestigious excellence mark.

Gadget Drive is a new charity that is part of Cash in Your Gadgets. It takes unwanted  old laptops and mobile phones and other electrical devices from schools and organisations and gives them money in return before repairing and then recycling them.
 Pictured: Ashley Payne, manager-founder, Gary Ward business manager, Georgia Beavis, customer service, Jordan Mynott, warehouse manager, Hannah Sowden, customer service manager and Gadget Man.
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New funding stream for schools is borne of technology

A business based near Haverhill has launched a new service that can help schools raise thousands of pounds from their old mobile phones, laptops and other gadgets.

Pebmarsh primary school have been rated as good by Ofsted

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Headteacher earns special praise in report

The headteacher of a small village primary school has expressed her delight after it was rated as ‘good’ by Ofsted.

Thomas Dudden, a Year 10 student at Thomas Gainsborough School, has helped launch a self help section in his school library.

Pupil praised for setting up self-help area in library

A kind-hearted student has been praised by his school after helping to set up a new scheme aimed at supporting fellow youngsters.

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Akenfield author at film showing

Acton-born author Ronald Blythe will be at a special showing of the film Akenfield in Alpheton Village Hall on April 8, at 7.30pm.

The Bridge Project students Josiah Varcoe, Rosie Eagling, Claire Dovell rehearse for the DanceEast production of The Inkwell.

Sudbury and Cornard students light up group stage show

Budding thespians at The Bridge Project lit up the stage when they took part in a contemporary theatre production to a sold-out audience in Ipswich.

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.

Stour Valley Community School head teacher Christine Inchley, left, with Clare Community Primary School head teacher Rebecca Loader, right, and pupils from the primary school.

A new era for Clare primary school

Two schools have joined together to bring even greater educational opportunities to children from Clare and the surrounding villages.

I-Spy Easter run by Churches together in Sudbury

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How the Easter story came to Sudbury

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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.

Better Together, which is run by The Befriending Scheme, meets on a monday morning at Hadleigh Baptist Church to help military families integrate into the community. It received a �20K funding boost from The Ministry of Defence Covenant Fund.

Boost for youngsters and military families in Suffolk

A charity in Hadleigh which supports military families has received a nearly £20,000 funding boost, helping to secure its future.

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