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Success at the Bury St Edmunds All-Through Education 13-18 County Campus is built on a strong partnership between teachers, parents, students and governors; a partnership which flourishes in an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect, where every individual is known and valued.

You can find out more about our values and work in our prospectus and brochure.

We are very proud that our young people feel secure and happy and enjoy coming to school and that our "can do" attitude ensures that our students achieve excellent results at all levels of ability: results which reflect, and frequently exceed, their potential.

About All-Through Education in Bury St Edmunds

Tollgate Primary, Horringer Court, Westley and County Upper are part of Unity Schools Partnership. The Partnership shares our vision of a strong all-round education for all and we are delighted to be part of this wider network of schools. Within this partnership, we continue to provide our very successful all-through approach to education in three phases. These phases cover the 4-9; 9-13 and 13-18 age ranges and fit more naturally with the personal development of the overwhelming majority of young people, so enabling them better to reach their potential.

The close working of our four schools ensures curriculum continuity and provides a huge range of extra-curricular experiences, including all-through subject days, a sport partnership and our big arts events at The Apex and the Theatre Royal. We are renowned for the supportive, happy, nurturing communities we foster, the high standards we achieve and the forward looking education we offer from nursery through to ‘A’ level.

Any student who is not already in our system, can move into our schools, especially at years 5 and 9 and for sixth form. To find out what you need to do and how to get an application form visit the admissions page. If you would like to discuss our approach and to meet us in person, do contact us. We look forward to welcoming you.

If you would like any of the information on this web site in printed form please contact us. We make no charge for this.


Tue 3 Nov 2020
Governors' Curriculum and Staffing Working Group

Fri 6 Nov 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Governors' meeting

Sat 7 Nov 2020
South Africa returns (tbc)

Mon 9 Nov 2020
Policy Committee

Thu 12 Nov 2020
Year 8 Maths/Business Day

Thu 12 Nov 2020 - 19:00 to 20:30
Sixth Form Open Evening

Thu 19 Nov 2020
EACH Carol Service (tbc)

Mon 23 Nov 2020 - 09:00 to 15:45
Drama GCSE practical exams (one morning written)

Tue 1 Dec 2020 - 16:00 to 18:00
Governors' Finance Working Group

Thu 10 Dec 2020 - 19:00 to 21:00
Christmas Concert (tbc)

Fri 11 Dec 2020
Non uniform day (tbc)

Tue 15 Dec 2020 - 19:30 to 21:30
Carol Service @ St Mary's Church

Fri 18 Dec 2020
Autumn Term End

Fri 25 Dec 2020
Christmas Day

Mon 28 Dec 2020
Boxing Day (substitute day)


International School AwardInternational School Award

We have held this award since 2007 and last summer we were required to do a full submission in order to be reaccredited. We were delighted to be given the award for a further three years commencing this September and will attend a special ceremony at the British Council when circumstances permit


We are very well known for the quality and number of music ensembles we run. Our wind band, swing band and chamber choir are amongst those with a national reputation.


All our year nine students are entered annually for this award in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine. Students can achieve bronze, silver or gold.


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