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New business project in Sudbury to help school students become work-ready

A project aimed at encouraging businesses to get more involved with schools to help students master employability skills gets under way in Sudbury next week.

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Students from St Gregory primary school  are awarded a hundreds pounds worth of books from Tesco supermarket.

Sudbury pupils dive into books after donation from supermarket

Youngsters from St Gregory Primary School in Sudbury are diving into a selection of new books thanks to a generous donation from Tesco.

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Stour Valley Community School's current headteacher Christine Inchley, is retiring this summer.

New head appointed at Clare secondary school

Stour Valley Community School in Clare has appointed a new headteacher to replace Christine Inchley, who is taking early retirement at the end of the summer after seven years in the post.

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Ormiston Sudbury celebrate after achieving a good rating in their Ofsted report. Students with head teacher Caroline Wilson

Ormiston Sudbury Academy praised for retaining strong Ofsted rating

Staff and pupils at Ormiston Sudbury Academy are celebrating following another successful inspection.

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Students from Gainsborough School took part in Sport Relief

Thomas Gainsborough School students race to £1,000 total for Sport Relief

Students at Thomas Gainsborough School in Sudbury staged a series of fundraising events in aid of Sport Relief last week.

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SUDBURY: Hillside Special School'Hillside Special School, Hitchcock Place, Sudbury, Suffolk'Nine members of staff at Hillside Special School will be pushing two wheelchair-bound pupils around the Sudbury Fun Run Course on Good Friday, to raise money for the school.'LSA staff Simone Fisher, Jo Ward and Kay Harling'Picture Mark Westley

Special school set for Sudbury Fun Run to raise funds for new play area

A school for children with special needs will continue its £50,000 fundraising drive next week, when two pupils are pushed in wheelchairs around the annual Sudbury Fun Run.

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Sudbury Festival of Performing Arts Concert 2018''Pictured: New Hall School, Cabaret Dance Group, 'Blackbird''''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

PICTURES: Showcase concert caps off Sudbury Festival of Performing Arts

The music section of Sudbury’s Festival of Performing Arts had to be cancelled due to the recent ‘Beast from the East’, but musicians who would have taken part in the festival – now in its 96th year – took part in a showcase concert held in Sudbury Ormiston Academy last weekend.

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A computer club run by Realise Futures Learning and Development.

Suffolk adult courses are praised by Ofsted

Adult community learning courses provided in Suffolk by social enterprise Realise Futures have been rated ‘good’ by the education watchdog.

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CLARE''Harvey Quick who is a member of the 1st Clare Scout Group has been selected as part of the Suffolk Unit for the 24th World Scout Jamboree, which will be taking place in the United States next year.'Picture Mark Westley

Teenager from Clare to represent Suffolk at World Scout Jamboree in USA

A teenager from Clare will be jetting off to America to take part in a renowned scouting expedition next year.

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SUDBURY: Ofsted'Hillside Special School, Hitchcock Place, Sudbury, Suffolk'Hillside Special School has retained its Oustanding rating from Ofsted following a recent inspection.'Picture Mark Westley

Sudbury school celebrates fourth consecutive Outstanding Ofsted grade

A special needs school in Sudbury is rejoicing this week, after it received the highest possible grade from the regulatory body Ofsted for its fourth consecutive inspection.

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We Will Rock You production at Thomas Gainsborough School. Photo credit: Marcelle Claxton.

PICTURES: Thomas Gainsborough School hails most successful production to date

The head of drama at Thomas Gainsborough School spoke of her pride after their biggest and most successful production to date.

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Noah's Ark Nursey, Bures Community Centre, Nayland Road, Bures.

Parents devastated as future of Bures nursery hangs in the balance

The future of a children’s nursery in Bures hangs in the balance as an extraordinary general meeting has been called to consider its closure.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

One week left to have your say on Suffolk’s school buses

You have one week left to tell Suffolk County Council what you think of its plans for school transport.

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GREAT CORNARD'Suffolk Borders Teaching Alliance Conference Centre, Wells Hall Road,'Great Cornard'Children's literacy charity, Beanstalk, is launching a reading scheme'at Nayland Primary School and another in Ipswich .'Picture Mark Westley

South Suffolk schools benefit from share of £200,000 grant

Plans to help support literacy education among young pupils in a number of Suffolk primary schools have been backed by a £200,000 grant from the Department for Education.

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ETC pics from The Swan in Lavenham.     Ingo Wiangke.

Lavenham hotel forms alliance to host recruits on training placements

Lavenham’s The Swan Hotel and Spa has joined an award-winning organisation specialising in training and placing college graduates into the hospitality, tourism, travel and catering sectors.

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The website for the petition against changes to Suffolk's school transport policy

School bus petition signed by three times more people than have filled in county’s consultation

A petition against Suffolk’s school transport changes has been signed by more than 6,600 people yet only 2,099 have taken part in the county council’s consultation on it.

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GLEMSFORD'Glemsford Primary Academy have been rated 'Good' in their latest Ofsted report.'Headteacher Ben Jeffery with School council and pupil leadeship team'Picture Mark Westley

Strong Ofsted report marks big turnaround for Glemsford school

Glemsford Primary Academy has attributed its significant improvement to the hard work and support of staff and students.

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Artwork by students at Thomas Gainsborough School are on display at Thomas Gainsboroughs House in Sudbury.'Pic - Richard Marsham

PICTURES: Cornard students showcase work inspired by Thomas Gainsborough

Students from Great Cornard have been praised for their high standards of work, which has been showcased in an exhibition at Gainsborough’s House.

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Ola Anderson, head of proactive education at West Suffolk College.

Ex-students celebrate success of West Suffolk College’s Prince’s Trust scheme

More than 300 students celebrated the success of the Prince’s Trust course over the last decade with a special tea party at West Suffolk College.

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