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Students across the Academy trust put on a variety of fundraising events for this year's Children in Need. 

Thomas Gainsborough school supported this year's efforts by inviting students to dress as superheroes, followed by Coupals Primary Academy, Newmarket Academy and Samuel Ward who also opted for a day of fancy dress in aid of the charity. 


After receiving its first Ofsted inspection this year, Churchill was awarded ‘Outstanding’ in all four areas in which it was inspected: Leadership and management, Behaviour and safety of pupils, Quality of teaching and Achievement of pupils. Head Teacher Georgina Ellis, who was directly prai

Westfield Primary Academy received a Good rating across all areas at their recent inspection. The report will be available from Ofsted's website from July.

Long Melford's historic sites were subject to student's scrutiny as part of Access Cambridge Archaeology's High Education Field Academy (HEFA) programme, an initiative designed to involve and engage young people with science. Students from Ormiston Academy, Hedingham School, Thomas Gainsborough School, and Samuel Ward academy got to dig alongside Carenza Lewis of Channel 4's Time Team fame.