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Departing Dennington head says award win “lovely” way to mark 40 years in education

An retiring headteacher who has won an award for being the driving force behind the collaboration of two Suffolk schools says it is a “lovely” way to mark her 40 years in education.

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Sir Robert Hitcham's Primary School has been shortlisted for a Dulux competition to revamp the school's dinning hall, pictured are members of the school council in the dining room. Pictured is Sophia Scurrell.   Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Sir Robert Hitcham CEVA School in Debenham enters £10,000 Dulux competition for dining room transformation

A Debenham primary school has fought off competition from across the country to be shortlisted for a competition that will see the school’s dining hall transformed.

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Attleborough Academy celebrates 50 years of secondary education. From left: CEO of Tengroup, Mr Dick Palmer, former Attleborough High Assistant Principal, Mr David Jones,  former Headteacher of Attleborough High, Mr Stuart Bailey, and current Headteacher of Attleborough Academy Mr Neil McShane

Library dedication a ‘fitting’ finale as Attleborough Academy celebrates 50 years of secondary education

Fifty years of secondary education was marked at Attleborough Academy where more than 200 staff of past and present celebrated at a ‘fitting’ event.

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Some of the pupils at Wortham Primary School with their Bug Hotel they have created.   Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Wortham primary school’s bug hotel aims for silver award

It is not just humans who can enjoy a five-star hotel experience, with children at Wortham Primary School building a bug hotel.

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More than 300 children enjoy a picnic and activities at a sports day at Diss High School.

More than 300 primary school children get involved with Diss High School’s picnic sports day

More than 300 four and five year olds were treated to activities at Diss High School’s key stage 1 picnic sports day on Tuesday. Children from Dickleburgh, Garboldisham, Scole,

Diss Infants, Diss Junior and Roydon enjoyed a picnic on the school field followed by activities focusing on agility, balance and coordination skills.

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The grand opening of a new outside play area by Reverend Dr Mike Harrison at Sir Robert Hitcham CEVAP School in Debenham.

Bishop of Dunwich opens new outside area at Sir Robert Hitcham CEVAP School in Debenham

It was a special occasion for Sir Robert Hitcham CEVAP School in Debenham as the school welcomed the Bishop of Dunwich to officially open a new outside area.

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Pupils from Debenham High School perform The Tempest at Crow's Hall. PICTURE: CHRISTOPHER GROVER.

Debenham High School delivers music and drama to Crow’s Hall

Debenham High School said farewell to its Year 11 musicians at its Summer Music Concert last Friday and Saturday.

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Chloe Murray who was excluded from Debenham High School

Debenham teen’s ‘devastating’ exclusion three weeks before GCSE exams

A mother has criticised a school for excluding her daughter – just three weeks before her GCSE exams.

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Diss High School students were treated to a demonstration of Harris hawks.

Diss High School students experience ‘real science’ with Harris hawks

Students at Diss High School were treated to a visit from Mark White of RMB Pest Control and two Harris hawks last month.

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Framlingham College raises money for Race For Life.

Framlingham College staff and students raise over £4,500 for Race For Life

Shoes hit the ground as 24 members of staff from Framlingham College and Framlingham College Prep School ran the Ipswich 10km Race For Life on June 25.

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Pupils with Palgrave primary school's new minibus.

New minibus delivers sports opportunities for Palgrave primary school pupils

A new minibus is changing physical education and sport for pupils at Palgrave primary school.

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Teachers Miss Franchesca Atkins and Miss Julie Blakemore with their class. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

New Pre-Reception class breaking the mould at Riddlesworth Hall School

Riddlesworth Hall School is breaking the mould with the introduction of a new class and a new way of teaching phonics to its pupils.

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Palgrave Primary School has got an 'outstanding' rating in a church inspection pictured is head teacher Mrs Julia Waters with year 6 pupils.   Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

‘Outstanding’ SIAMS result for Palgrave Primary School

Palgrave Primary School has been rated as ‘outstanding’ after a recent inspection by the regular statutory inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS).

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Hannah Mayhew was crowned 'Unsung Hero of the Year' at Suffolk County Council's Raising the Bar Awards. Submitted photo.

Hoxne mum praised as unsung hero for school fundraising

A Hoxne mother has encouraged more parents to have a say on their children’s education after scooping a prize at the Suffolk County Council Raising the Bar Awards this week.

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Wilby Primary School performs Jack and the beanstalk

Wilby Primary School performs Jack and the beanstalk

Wilby Primary School entertained parents, carers and members of the community with their performance of Jack and the beanstalk on June 22.

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ACADEMIC ROOTS: Cheltenham Town centre-forward Danny Wright spoke to pupils when he returned to Attleborough Academy.

Cheltenham Town footballer Danny Wright visits Attleborough Academy

Cheltenham Town centre-forward Danny Wright has returned to his old high school, Attleborough Academy.

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Chairs of governors and headteachers from Harleston Church of England School and Archbishop Sancroft High School. From left: Anne Epps, Lisa Blowfield, Alan Thorp and Richard Cranmer.

Harleston schools’ academies vision

A pair of Harleston schools are to launch a consultation to convert into academies.

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Pupils at Framlingham College's prep school enjoy an exciting science week.

Framlingham pupils enjoy science week

Science came to life for pupils taking part in Framlingham College prep school’s science week.

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Bressingham Primary School are having a promise auction to raise money for their kitchen

Pictured: The Head Teacher and the Gardening Club 


PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Businesses called to help the auction of promises for Bressingham Primary School

Businesses are being called upon to help The Friends Association of Bressingham Primary School’s (FABS) upcoming auction of promises.

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John Agard perfoms his poetry and takes questions from students.

Award-winning author and poet John Agard performs at Attleborough Academy

The Caribbean-British playwright, poet and children’s author John Agard visited students at Attleborough Academy last May.

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