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Celebrations as Beccles Free School retains Good Ofsted result

Students and teachers at Beccles Free School are celebrating after retaining their Good result from Ofsted, following a recent inspection on 9 May. Ofsted inspectors gave high praise for the school’s ‘distinctive ethos, nurturing environment, curriculum tailored to the needs of its students, and. 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

High note for Ixworth Free School as student wins piano

Student Ed Harley has won a unique piano for Ixworth Free School after entering an online competition. The upright piano, donated by Millers Music in Cambridge, was one of 21 to be played simultaneously as part of Cambridge University’s Kings College Chapel ’21 pianos’. More

Beccles Free School raise £750 for GOSH in honour of student Jakk Jackson

A cheque for over £750 has been presented to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH) by Friends of Beccles Free School after a series of fundraising activities last term. The donation is in honour of Year 11 student Jakk Jackson, who is currently. More

CEO of Magnum Photos inspires students

On Friday 5 May 2017, we had the pleasure of welcoming David Kogan, the CEO of Magnum Photos into school to talk to years 8 – 10 about his career and Magnum Photos. He spoke at length about his incredible career path that incorporated. More

Book Mastermind County Final

On Friday 5th May, Lucas Measures and four supporters (Daniel Buckley, Holly Bamber, Joel Cross and Ellie Robertson) with the assistance of Miss Campbell attended the 22nd County Final of the Book Mastermind competition. The competition took place at the Riverside Centre, Stratford St.. More