News Update

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 00:00

A new building on the site of a Newmarket primary school has the “wow factor”.

That is the opinion of Lisa Tweed, headteacher at Houldsworth Valley Primary Academy, following the formal opening of the school’s new classroom block.

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 07:27

Samuel Ward Academy Trust have announced that they are bidding to run a new special free school in Ipswich.

They are developing plans which will be submitted to the Department for Education and Suffolk County Council at the end of November.

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 00:00

The headteacher of Thomas Gainsborough School has spoken of his pride after Ofsted inspectors paid a glowing tribute to the “exemplary” behaviour of pupils.

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 07:35

A primary school is celebrating after going from special measures to ‘Good’ in the eyes of Ofsted inspectors in just three years.

Coupals Primary Academy in Haverhill was judged to be ‘Good’ in all gradings following the recent inspection.

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 06:18

The start of a new school year is often about bedding new students in or slowly starting to gear up to coursework and examinations. 

At Samuel Ward Academy Trust, we were presented with three Ofsted inspections in our schools within the first 11 days of the new term.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 00:00

A Haverhill primary school has outlined a rapid action plan – based around strong and positive leadership - after a recent Ofsted inspection deemed it ‘requires improvement’.

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 07:54

An experienced educationalist has described becoming the new headteacher of Samuel Ward Academy as a “real privilege”.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 16:58

A new classroom block will act as an inspiration for primary school pupils, a proud chair of governors has said.
Clements Primary School officially opened its next extension at a ceremony attended by staff, parents, pupils and project leaders.

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 00:00

The record-breaking GCSE results at a Haverhill school are to be featured in a national publication.
The PiXL Club has selected Castle Manor Academy as a ‘feature school’ in recognition of their best ever set of English and maths results this summer.

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:09

A headteacher has spoken of his delight after pupils began benefitting from eight new state-of-the-art classrooms.
Coupals Primary Academy in Haverhill has undergone a massive extension after being awarded £2.1 million from Suffolk County Council’s capital programme.