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Headteacher: Mr David Lees

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I am delighted to have been given the fantastic opportunity to lead both Saxmundham and Beccles Free School from April 2018. Beccles is the highest performing school in the Beccles and Bungay area with a Progress 8 score that demonstrates that we are absolutely dedicated to the development of high academic achievement along with a student-centered approach to learning. We believe that our young people are capable of truly fantastic things and we expect them to strive to achieve their very best whilst studying with us. Working with parents, carers and the local community, we look to provide a range of opportunities for… more

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Students have been celebrating World Book Day today (Monday 5th March) at Beccles Free School, after having to postpone the originally planned day to the school closure from the snow last week. Students dressed as their favourite literary characters, made book recommendations to one another and celebrated all that is great about reading. There was...... more

The Department for Education has recently released its validated results for last year’s GCSE performance, confirming Beccles Free School as being in the top 10 in Suffolk and top 10% performing schools nationally for progress. Students at the school have been celebrating this news. Beccles Free School’s Progress 8 score of +0.44 puts the School...... more

On Thursday 7th December, the Beccles Chess Team travelled over to Ixworth Free School to compete against Saxmundham and Ixworth in the latest Cross Trust Competition, “Lightning Chess”. The “Lightning Chess” tournament saw match-ups in each year group from Y7-10, with each game lasting a maximum of eight minutes. The winning player being decided by...... more