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Congratulations to Beccles Headteacher

Press release from the Trust on 8 September 2014 reads: The headteacher of a successful free school in Suffolk has been selected for a national role with HMI (Her Majesty’s Inspectors) in education. John Lucas, who has been headteacher at Beccles Free School since. More

Welcome to our new website

We’re pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the Seckford Foundation Free Schools Trust this week. An individual site for each of the Trust’s three free schools in Beccles, Saxmundham and Ixworth will follow in the new academic year. This website. More

Saxmundham Free School en route to outstanding

Staff and students at Saxmundham Free School are celebrating after Ofsted found it to be good with outstanding features. During a recent visit inspectors rated the achievement of pupils and quality of teaching to be good while the school’s leadership and the behaviour and. More

Beccles receives a ‘good’ ofsted report

Following a visit in May pupil achievement, teaching and the leadership of Beccles Free School have all been rated as good by Ofsted while the behaviour of pupils was deemed outstanding! Inspectors observed a number of lessons with school leaders and spoke to groups. More

Ixworth Free School

Following a consultation with the local community in the autumn of 2013 the Seckford Foundation Free Schools Trust submitted a proposal to the government to open a new free school in Ixworth. The Department for Education subsequently approved our application and Ixworth Free School. More