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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

Olympian kick-starts new judo club for Saxmundham Free School

Olympic athlete Nekoda Smythe-Davis has launched a new judo club for students at Saxmundham Free School. The Commonwealth Games gold medallist and Rio Olympian ran two taster sessions for students, alongside her coach Jo Chandler, as well as members of British Judo and the. More

Olympic skier inspires future leaders at Beccles Free School

Students at Beccles Free School have been inspired after an exciting visit from Winter Olympic freestyle skier Ellie Koyander. Ellie worked on leadership and teamwork skills with a group of students during a Sports Leaders enrichment on September 28.   During her visit, Ellie. More

Suffolk entrepreneur inspires students at Saxmundham Free School

Students at Saxmundham Free School have enjoyed an inspirational evening with local entrepreneur Kelly-Anne Byres. The award-winning businesswoman was guest speaker at the annual Saxmundham Free School Celebration Evening on Friday, September 16. During the event Kelly-Anne inspired students to work hard and be. More

Beccles Free School declared World Champions at RoboCup 2016

A team of students at Beccles Free School have been crowned junior world champions after defeating hundreds of school teams globally at the RoboCup 2016 World Championships. The world-class computer coders, in Years 7 to 9 at Beccles Free School, returned from the RoboCup. More

Saxmundham students mark 100 years since the Battle of the Somme

Students at Saxmundham Free School have been commemorating the centenary anniversary of the Battle of the Somme with a morning of themed activities. Students in Years 7 to 9 have been taking part in a competition to make their own World War One tanks,. More