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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.

Events

Thu 21 Jan 2021 - 16:30 to 19:30
Year 9 parents' evening

Tue 26 Jan 2021
All-Through Languages Day

Tue 26 Jan 2021 - 16:00 to 20:00
6th Form Virtual Open Evefning

Thu 28 Jan 2021 - 16:30 to 19:00
Year 10 parents' evening (1)

Wed 3 Feb 2021 - 16:30 to 18:00
Year 10 parents' evening (2)

Mon 8 Feb 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
Policy Committee

Thu 11 Feb 2021 - 16:30 to 19:00
Year 11 parents' evening (1)

Mon 15 Feb 2021 to Fri 19 Feb 2021
Spring Half Term

Tue 23 Feb 2021 - 16:00 to 18:00
Governors' Finance Working group

Wed 24 Feb 2021 - 16:30 to 18:00
Year 11 parents' evening (2)

Fri 26 Feb 2021
All-Through History Day

Thu 4 Mar 2021 - 16:00 to 19:00
Sixth Form parents' evenings

Fri 5 Mar 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Governors' meeting

Thu 11 Mar 2021 - 19:00 to 20:30
Year 9 information evening and options fayre

Sat 13 Mar 2021
Science Fair (tbc)

Currently

Charity Concert 2020Charity Concert 2020

Our Charity Team, supported by the Wind Band and Big Band members who have been able to rehearse this term, compiled a fun concert to raise money towards Charity 2020. Forty minutes of fun reminded us that concerts will come again and we are grateful to the Sixth Form, led by Alex Knock and Alfie Roberts, for producing it.

School CouncilSchool Council's Gratui-Tree

Our School Council continue to meet and this month it encouraged each tutor group to submit a comment expressing gratitude to someone at this time. In keeping with the Christmas season, we all reflected on what we have to be grateful for and the Council put the messages onto a tree that was displayed in the main student foyer.  

We thank Mrs Middleditch and the Council members for their work and for reminding us that, even at this time, we have much to be grateful for.

Charity 2020Charity 2020

Once again this Christmas our community has come together to give generously to our chosen charities. By giving to others, we have helped many lives, especially young lives, so much more in need of support than we can imagine. We have demonstrated the true message of Christmas whilst also having fun.

It would have been very easy to cancel our charity activity this Christmas. However, so many charities have had a really difficult year and our school’s charity event each year is an integral part of everything County Upper stands for. 

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