Scholastic Book Club

Our new Scholastic Book Club is up and running! Go to  to browse the latest books and order online. For every £1 you spend on this month’s Book Club, our school will earn 25p in Scholastic Rewards.

Please place your order online by November 24th, 2017.


Lest we forget…

P1020385Today the students and staff at IES Breckland held a 2 minutes silence at 11am to remember those who have lost their lives in wars and conflicts around the world.

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.

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NCS Newsletter

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Parent Governor Vacancy

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November Newsletter

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Ofsted Report

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Careers & Post 16 Fair 12th October


I was delighted to see so many pupils and their families at the Careers and Post-16 Fair.  Many of the providers I spoke to were impressed by the level of interest shown by the pupils, many of whom are currently in the process of deciding their next steps beyond IES Breckland.  

The evening proved to be a highly successful networking event, generating some potential work experience opportunities for Year 10′s.  Some of the providers have kindly agreed to participate in January’s Careers Speed Dating event and I am hopeful they will be able to further support the school, such as future Mock Interview sessions.  

 This term I am meeting with Year 11′s to help them plan their next steps, be it Sixth Form, College or an Apprenticeship.  Each Tuesday I will be seeing pupils individually to talk through their career ideas, enabling them to identify their strengths and discussing various post-16 and career pathways.  If any parents or carers would like to contact me directly to discuss this, my email is

Ellen Alexander

Careers Adviser

A big thank-you to the following providers who accessed the event: King Edwards Sixth Form, Mildenhall College Academy Sixth Form, University of East Anglia, University of Suffolk, Access the Music, NHS Careers, Care Careers, West Suffolk College, College of West Anglia, Easton & Otley College, National Citizen Service, Apprenticeships Suffolk, Aim Apprenticeships, Catch22, British Army, Abate pest control- apprenticeships and careers, Norfolk Construction, JTL electrical and plumbing apprenticeships, Construction Industry Training Board.

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Easton & Otley Open Days

Easton and Otley’s Discovery Day is taking place on Monday 23rd October 2017. This an exciting day that is run by the college at the Easton Campus. It gives a proper insight into college life for one day during the half term holiday.

Easton & Otley also have the next Course Advice Day on Saturday 14th October. A great opportunity of those thinking of coming to the college to meet the lecturers and have a tour around the campus

Scholastic Book Club

Our new Scholastic Book Club is up and running! Go to to browse the latest books and order online.

For every £1 you spend on this month’s Book Club, our school will earn 25p in Scholastic Rewards.

Please place your order online by November 30th, 2017.