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Some may have seen the recent social media-fuelled conversations about homework where Gary Lineker, Piers Morgan and many others waded in to discuss its merits for primary school aged pupils.

One of the more helpful recent developments in education has been to move a little away from responding to such debate with just personal opinions. We now have empirical evidence that backs up or contradicts such opinions.

A teacher who was born and bred in Haverhill has spoken of her pride and delight after being appointed to lead the town’s new sixth form.

Students have begun benefiting from the new-look, newly-named Haverhill Community Sixth Form which offers independent study and social areas and enhanced facilities.

At the helm of the new post-16 education offering is Daisy Hopkins who has been appointed as the new head of sixth form.

A new Newmarket headteacher has spoken of her delight after rising through the ranks to lead her primary school.

Melanie Moore joined the staff at Ditton Lodge Primary School in 2012, becoming deputy headteacher last year and now succeeding Dr Chris Marshall, who retired at the end of last term.

New starts can be exciting and nerve-wracking.

Children starting at a new school this term will have been excited and nervous - and many of their parents even more so. New children will need different support to settle and quickly thrive.

This is also a time for new staff starting across our schools and they too will have had the mixture of excitement at their new role and wondering how it will work out.

The Unity Schools Partnership has announced plans to bid for a new special school in Chelmsford.