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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

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