Framlingham College has featured in the following press articles:

  • ‘He inspires and leads’: New prep head announced at Suffolk school – East Anglian Daily Times
    Framlingham College announced Simon Roche as the new Head of the Prep School from September 2024.
    FULL EADT STORY  Read the College Press Release
  • Framlingham College pupil takes designs to fashion show – East Anglian Daily Times
    A teenage fashion designer from Framlingham with a passion for sustainable style has taken her designs to the catwalk.
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  • Young equestrian hopes to inspire more boys into the sport – Horse and Hound
    11-year-old Prep School pupil, Ollie R, who has taken part in the national vaulting championships, hopes to inspire other young boys into horse sport.
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  • Framlingham College Choir to perform at St Lawrence Church in Vittoriosa – Malta Independent
    Framlingham College Choir will be giving a concert of sacred music at St Lawrence Parish Church, Vittoriosa, on Sunday, 18 February, at 7pm.
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  • Technology boost creates cricket ‘badgers’ at Framlingham College –
    When Jack Beaumont was appointed head of cricket in September 2021, one of his aims was to improve the school’s use of technology in coaching and matches, hoping to “eradicate” himself from the process by developing cricketers who understand their own game.
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  • All aboard! 35 brilliant boarding prep schools outside London – Muddy Stilettos
    Finding the perfect home away from home is no easy feat. Whether you’re after flexible or full-time boarding, Muddy Stilettos rounded up some of the top prep schools in reach of London to help you make the right decision and Framlingham College Prep School was featured.
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  • The Cricketer Schools Guide 2024 Reveals UK’s best schools for cricket –
    The UK’s best schools for cricket have been revealed in The Cricketer’s Schools Guide 2024.
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  • What to consider when looking at a potential school’s curriculum – Absolutely Education
    Framlingham College in Suffolk is one independent school that is leading the way with curriculum development. The School started working on a bespoke approach to its curriculum in September 2021, with a vision of preparing its pupils to thrive as global citizens in their adult world.
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  • The best schools in the East of England – Talk Education
    For the latest in their series of regional features, Talk Education focus on schools in the East of England.
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  • Brandeston Hall celebrates 75 years as a Suffolk school – East Anglian Daily Times
    Framlingham College Prep School celebrates 75 years of education at Brandeston Hall in September 2023. The EADT ran a featured article on the anniversary, written by former pupil and regular EADT columnist, Paul Geater (R68-77).
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  • Suffolk principal warns of chaos if Labour puts VAT on private school fees  – East Anglian Daily Times
    Framlingham College Principal, Louise North, speaks to the EADT about Labour’s plan to put VAT on school fees if they win the next General Election and the impact it could also have on state schools.
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  • Seven reasons outdoor learning is so important for school children – Absolutely Education
    A focus by Absolutely Education on how taking learning outside the classroom can have a huge impact on children’s mental health, as well as boosting their social skills and academic success. Outdoor learning provides opportunities to teach children about environmentalism and sustainability. Here are seven reasons why schools, like Framlingham College, are prioritising outdoor education and how this approach to learning is benefitting pupils.
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  • Framlingham College pupil finalist in game designer awards – East Anglian Daily Times
    One of our pupils reached the final of a prestigious BAFTA Games award. The recipient of the award, who dreams of pursuing a career in gaming, spoke to the EADT.
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  • Sixteen year old squash star reaches number ten ranking – Suffolk News
    Framlingham College pupil Zoe Tanner has reached the top ten in England for Under 17s. Zoe speaks to Suffolk news about the tournament.
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  • Suffolk: Seven schools in The Times 2023 school guide – East Anglian Daily Times
    Framlingham College has been named alongside six other Suffolk schools as one of the best schools in East Anglia in The Times 2023 school guide.
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  • Suffolk: Celebrities and where they went to school – East Anglian Daily Times
    Suffolk has produced its fair share of famous faces, with musical legends, soap actresses and famous comedians all going to school in the county – including Framlingham College.
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  • Achieving success through a well-rounded education in the UK – Study International
    Framlingham College featured in Study International’s yearly list of top Boarding Schools in the UK that are known for excellence, not only academically, but also in extra-curricular activities such as sports, arts and music.
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  • Karate World Championships success for Gwennyth Brown – East Anglian Daily Times
    Framingham College pupil has won two silver medals, and two bronze medals at her first Karate WKA World Championships.
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  • UK boarding schools preparing students for university and beyond – Study International
    Framlingham College featured in Study International list of top schools that provide a well-rounded education to ensure university success.
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  • UK schools that encourage academic and personal growth in students – Study International
    Framlingham College listed in Education Executive’s top school’s list that emphasise a student’s academic and personal growth.
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  • Excellent Suffolk schools to consider for 2022 – Great British Life
    Framlingham College is featured in the Great British Life as one of the top schools in East Anglia.
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  • Inspirational Teachers have a Lasting Impact – Smiley News
    Senior Deputy Head at the Senior school, Susan Wessels, was published in Smiley News, a publication dedicated to the promotion of positive news stories with the aim of bringing about positive change in society. The article, entitled: ‘Inspirational Teachers Have a Lasting Impact’ features an interview with Miss Wessels about why she got into teaching: “Striving to make a difference in a child’s life every day.” The former international hockey player speaks about her passion for education and how life is a series of opportunities as well as her approach to tackling inevitable obstacles in life.
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  • Eastlife Magazine – Artsmark Gold Award
    In July 2021 we became an Artsmark Gold accredited institution, after submitting a comprehensive bid which evidenced our school-wide commitment to the arts and creativity. The news was published at the time in the Autumn 2021 edition of Eastlife magazine, a lifestyle magazine all about the eastern region. Our gold award recognises the quality of our creative departments, from Music and Drama to Design and Technology and Computer Science. Artsmark is the only creative quality standard for schools and education settings and is accredited by Arts Council England.
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  • Education Technology – Mobile Phones: A Force for Good
    An article by Senior Deputy Head, Susan Wessels, was published by Education Technology publication, which provides insight of uses of technology in education settings. The article explained that while it is our own policy to disallow mobile phones in our classrooms, we do recognise the opportunity they provide as learning and creative study aids. Miss Wessels went on to explain that it is important to educate children on using their phones appropriately.
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  • BBC – Mobile Phones should be banned in schools, Gavin Williamson
    Following on from our publication in the Education Technology publication, we were later approached by the BBC for comment on a statement made by Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, about banning mobile phones from schools all together. Miss Wessels again put forward a nuanced argument which made clear that while mobile phones, when used inappropriately, can be destructive, modern schools have a role to play in preparing pupils for life beyond the classroom which will unquestionably involve mobile phones being used frequently.
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  • Independent School Parent – We’re Back! (Page 17)
    A leading publication for parents of pupils at independent schools featured an article last month from Principal, Louise North, explaining the logistics of returning to school following lockdown restrictions. The piece, which made page 17 in the Spring edition of the 100-page publication, talked about the importance of agility and adaptability when dealing with the challenges of an ever-changing education environment.
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  • The Times – Why buyers are finally looking to move to Suffolk
    Earlier in 2021, when Britain was in the throes of the coronavirus pandemic, The Times published a piece detailing the trend of people moving from large UK cities out to Suffolk to get fresh air and value for money. The piece mentioned Framlingham College by name, as the excellent independent school that we are, and it also explained how Suffolk is an enviable place to live, pandemic or no pandemic.
  • Radio Times – Where to find MacKenzie Crook’s Detectorists in Suffolk
    While Framlingham is unquestionably an historic market town, it is perhaps best known as the idyllic setting on MacKenzie Crook’s archealogical comedy drama series, Detectorists, which began airing on BBC 4 in 2014. The series was so widely acclaimed, and the filming locations so universally adored, that the Radio Times ran an article about where to find each of the filming locations featured in the show. The article features special mention of the ‘handsome redbrick façade’ of our Senior College building.
  • Suffolk Magazine – Young Entrepreneur article (Page 22)
    Suffolk magazine, the premium lifestyle publication from Archant, local to Framlingham College, recently published an article written by Principal Louise North on the rise in entrepreneurship among young people and how schools can equip themselves to promote this quality in their pupils.
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