Samuel Ward Academy Trust

The academies within the Castle Partnership Academy Trust were transferred to the Samuel Ward Academy Trust on 1st December 2016. The schools remain committed to providing excellent education and now have access to greater resources to facilitate this.

You can find more information about the Samuel Ward Academy Trust on their website at www.swatrust.co.uk.

This website remains live to host existing policies and archive reports on behalf of the Castle Partnership Academy Trust.

News from our Academies

2015-16 Term Dates

Term dates for the 2015-2016 academic year are available below. All three academies will follow the same term dates. We are still working to finalise the dates of our PD Days and will update this information when it is available. Term Dates Below are term dates for next academic year. Please note that some of […]

School Newsletter January 2017

 School Newsletter January 2017

Happy New Year to those of you who I have not managed to catch up with in the last week. The children have made a great start back, refreshed from their Christmas holidays. I hope that they have been talking enthusiastically about their new learning – they are certainly working hard when I carry out my regular climate walks.

By the end of this week you should receive the termly newsletter from your child’s class teacher which will outline the topic for this term and any special events that are due to happen. For example, I have just encountered 4F being drilled as Roman soldiers in the hall by Captain Fielden Maximus –clearly year 4 are studying the Romans this term!

 Severe Weather Arrangements 

As we approach the colder season, it is timely to send out our revised guidance regarding arrangements for schools on coping with severe weather this winter. The school will plan to remain open in all but exceptional circumstances. However on days when a significant fall of snow/icy road conditions may impede journeys to school – […]

Admissions Policy Consultation

Admissions Policy Consultation

From 1 November to 13 December 2016, the Castle Partnership Academy Trust is seeking your views about its proposed admissions policy for Place Farm Primary Academy for the 2018/2019 school year. Details of the propos…

Rapid Rise in headline Measures at Castle Manor

Students at Castle Manor Academy are celebrating their GCSE results today. These results are the outcome of a significant amount of work for students and the staff that have supported them throughout their time at Castle Manor Academy. Headlines figures show a rapid rise in results compared with last year, increasing by 9% on the […]

Pathways Information

After our successful Parents Pathways Information Evening please see below a complete copy of the slides from all of our presenters. Should you have any questions, please contact Mr Course on dcourse@castlepartnership.org.uk or alternatively, check out our Careers and Pathways Information link at www.castlemanor.suffolk.sch.uk/careers-iag/iag/ks4/ for further support and advice. Download PDF: Parent Presentation (Summer)

Year 11 Graduation Videos

On Friday 24th June we celebrated with our Year 11 students to mark their graduation from Castle Manor Academy. In true Castle Manor style we created a customary graduation video… and a less customary one. You can see them both here!

Sports Week 2016

 Burton End Sports Week 2016
We will be having our school sports days during the week of 20th to 24th June 2016. More details can be seen on our newsletter or the school events diary.   

2016 CMA Election Results

Castle Manor Academy held their Head Boy and Head Girl elections yesterday. The weather was absolutely stunning and provided a perfect backdrop for students to visit the specially erected polling station. Students were invited to vote for their Head B…

Castle Manor Dance Show 2016

Our recent Dance Show was a very enjoyable event.

The students put on a great show and really showcased their talents.

You can see the photographs from the evening here:

Student Safety – Main Gates

In order to keep students safe as they leave school we need to reduce the number of cars using the roundabout at the main entrance. To support this we will be closing the main school gates at the end of school from after half term. If you regularly collect by car we would recommend parking […]