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Ixworth students inspired by visit from Paralympic and Deaflympic athletes

Students at Ixworth Free School have enjoyed an inspiring, action-packed day with Paralympic swimmer Ryan Crouch, who competed in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, and elite deaf football player Fil Kamps who competed in the World Cup and 2017 Deaflympics. The athletes’ visit on. More

Students at Seckford Foundation Free Schools mark Remembrance Day

Students at Saxmundham Free School, including those in the school’s Combined Cadet Force and Felixstowe Sea Cadets, created a human poppy for the two-minute silence on Friday 9 November, in commemoration of the centenary of the end of the First World War. Ixworth Free School. More

Ixworth Free School secures grant for new sports facilities

Ixworth Free School has secured funding for improvements to its sports courts from the Garfield Weston Foundation. A grant of £65,000 will contribute towards the costs of transforming our current sports area into a secure an all-weather court. The ambitious project will see the. More

Ixworth Free School welcomes visit from local MP and Minister Matt Hancock

It was an exciting start of term at Ixworth Free School as Matt Hancock, Member of Parliament for West Suffolk and Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, visited students on Friday 7 September. Mr Hancock enjoyed a tour of the school before. More

Beccles, Ixworth and Saxmundham Free Schools celebrate GCSE results 2018

All three schools in the Seckford Foundation Free Schools Trust have been celebrating their 2018 GCSE results today. James Wellesley Wesley, Chair of Seckford Foundation Free Schools Trust, said: “We are delighted to see students at all three schools achieve strong performances across the. More

Seckford Free Schools at top of new national Multi-Academy Trust table

The Seckford Foundation Free Schools Trust, which runs Beccles, Saxmundham and Ixworth Free Schools in Suffolk, is celebrating its position as one of England’s top-performing Multi-Academy Trusts (MAT) following the release of a new results table by the Department for Education today. The Seckford. More

Inspirational Olympians share their skills with Ixworth Free School students

Students at Ixworth Free School have enjoyed an inspirational visit from two Olympic athletes –sprinter Rion Pierre, and track and field athlete Marilyn Okoro. On 5 December, all students gathered in assembly to hear Rion and Marilyn speak about their journeys into sport, before. More

Seckford Foundation Free Schools Trust celebrates all 3 schools in top 10 position

The Seckford Foundation Free Schools Trust (the Trust), which runs Beccles, Saxmundham and Ixworth Free Schools, is celebrating its Progress 8 performance table positions with all three schools in the top 10 out of 92 secondary schools in Suffolk for the progress all students. More

Beccles, Ixworth and Saxmundham Free Schools celebrate GCSE results 2017

All three schools in the Seckford Foundation Free Schools Trust have been celebrating their 2017 GCSE achievements. James Wellesley Wesley, Chair of Seckford Foundation Free Schools Trust Board, said: “We are very pleased with the progress that students have made across Beccles, Ixworth and. More