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Students from Newmarket Academy got the chance to see the town’s Rowley Mile racecourse through the camera lens as part of the school’s Godolphin Beacon project . Newmarket Journal photographer Mark Westley gave the youngsters the benefit of his expertise on the second day of the Craven meeting at the course on Wednesday. “The day was excellent,” said the academy’s head of art and design, Tiffany East.

A slightly late congratulations to the brilliant cast of Honk! at the Academy this week - the future of productions at the academy is certainly bright with so many talented younger performers involved with the show who I know will be brilliant! Well done to everyone involved and proud to be part of another production at the Academy (however many I've worked on now!!) & love all of the photos from the show below!

An action-packed hour at Newmarket Academy yesterday saw Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, take a tour of the school “from top to bottom” in what was described as a huge milestone in its development and journey to improvement.

A groundbreaking partnership which has seen Newmarket Academy link up with Godolphin will be the subject of an exciting Royal visit next week.
HRH The Duchess of Cornwall will visit the school on Wednesday 22 March to talk to students and learn all about the Newmarket Academy Godolphin Beacon Project, which is being delivered by the education charity Racing to School.

This week we sent two teams to the West Suffolk year 10 Maths Feast competition. Competing against teams from all the local schools, including Mildenhall, Culford and County Upper, we are delighted to report that our boys team came second. It was a very closely fought competition, and the boys were also successful winners of one of the rounds. Despite placing outside of the top 5, the girls team won the coveted teamwork certificate.