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Ixworth Free School open new Multi Use Games Area ready for summer sporting action

Representatives of Seckford Education Trust and Ixworth Free School officially opened the School’s new all-weather sports court on Friday 5 April.   The facility will expand upon the School’s sporting offer and cement the School as a central hub for community-based sport and recreational. More

“Practically perfect” students present Mary Poppins JR

“Practically perfect” students from Ixworth Free School presented a stunning production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins JR on Thursday 21 and Friday 22 March. The cast and crew featured almost 45 students with approximately an additional 30 involved in scenery and prop. More

Education trust wins top award at annual college apprenticeship showcase

A group of Suffolk schools received a top accolade at an annual college awards ceremony. The Seckford Education Trust received the ‘Large Non-Land Based Employer of the Year’ prize at the 2019 Easton and Otley College Apprenticeship Awards. The occasion took place at Wingfield. More

Saxmundham Free School winners of the Dora Love Prize 2019

Saxmundham Free School was one of two schools that shared the top honours in this year’s Dora Love Prize – an annual competition which aims to make sure the dreadful atrocities suffered by millions because of genocide and persecution are never forgotten, and that. More

Seckford Education Trust ranked as one of the country’s best-performing MATs for GCSE results

  The Seckford Education Trust is the only multi-academy trust (MAT) in Suffolk – and one of only two in the East of England – to have been ranked as one of the country’s best-performing MATs for GCSE results, new figures show. The best-. More

Students fly the flag for Beccles Free School at European Champions Cup rugby

On Saturday 19 January students from Beccles Free School were invited to be flag wavers at the European Champions Cup game between Saracens and Glasgow Warriors at Allianz Park in London. Before the game 15 students went onto the pitch to be the flag. More

My first term at Ixworth Free School

An insight into Ixworth Free School from one of our students Hello, my name is Hannah and I am 11 years old and I joined Ixworth Free School in September 2018, I am in year 7. I have absolutely loved my first term at. More

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