Welcome from Interim Headteacher

I am delighted to have taken up post as interim Head Teacher at Stowupland High School from the start of this term, while the Trust and Governing Body go through the process of appointing a permanent Head Teacher and will be working closely with Mrs Grimes to ensure...

Headteacher’s Blog: Storming The Castle!

An eventful week at Stowupland with sport, a trip to Norwich Castle, Year 11 Results Day and the Sixth Form Open Evening. Many thanks to Year 7 parents who enabled six very committed students to travel to County Upper School to take part in a Year 7 Girls’ 5-A-Side...

Headteacher’s Blog: West Suffolk Champions!

After a spectacular performance at Stowmarket Rugby Club, the Year 11 boys’ rugby team are now West Suffolk Seven Champions! The boys played against St.Benedicts, County Upper, Mildenhall and Newmarket and won every match. They now move forward to the County finals in...

Headteacher’s Blog: 13th November 2017

As a mark of respect, the school observed a minute’s silence  on Friday 10th November.   Mrs Burns has created a beautiful stained glass window of poppies in the library and, in the corridor immediately outside, there are photographs of the war memorials from all our...

2nd October 2017: Mural Unveiling

It was lovely to visit Freeman Primary School last Saturday for their School Fair and the official unveiling of a mural painted by Phoebe Neil (GCSE Art, 2017). Phoebe and others worked during the summer holiday to provide a really colourful entrance to the Early Years area and the mural is clearly very much appreciated. PPG sponsored the painting and they are keen to support colourful projects in all schools, so food for thought as we approach the first meeting of the School Council ……

25 September 2017: Rights, Responsibilities and Respect

The first assemblies of the term have been the opportunity to reinforce the core values of the school:
Rights, Responsibilities and Respect. Older students reflected on the anniversary of the 9/11 atrocity
and younger students were shown the importance of thinking before speaking: words, once said,
cannot easily be taken back.

11th Sep 2017 : Amazing Summer Successes

Well done to all our students on their amazing successes over the summer. At GCSE, we have exceeded the national average for Grade 4+ combined English and Maths, narrowed the gap in performance between different groups of students and 71% of Year 13s are now preparing...

Headteacher’s Blog: 17th July 2017

The school can seem quite different once Year 11 and Year 13 students depart and their “proms” held on the 29th June and 4th July respectively were a fitting celebration for all that these year groups have achieved and contributed to Stowupland. Particular...

Headteacher’s Blog: 19th June 2017

The rush-hour concert which took place on  Wednesday 14th June was a great success with a refreshingly eclectic mix of instruments and musicians ranging from Year 7 through to Year 10.  The Ukulele ensemble began the early evening concert, but we were also treated to...