As part of our fourth year the Ipswich Opportunity Area is twinning with Felixstowe. Sharing our learning and supporting schools within the town to implement some of the IOA key programmes of work.

Felixstowe schools have collectively agreed the following priorities:

Mental Health and Wellbeing of staff and students

Schools across the town are undertaking the SWERL whole school approach to wellbeing and resilience. Audits will be conducted after the Easter and schools are keen to include collaboration with any implementation.


Focusing initially on year 6 to 7 transition, the town are working with the wider IOA group to have a consistent approach to transition.


Using the learning from years 1-3 on the work of Aspirations, particularly the Primary World of Work programme which we are planning to relaunch in downloadable videos during the summer term. Secondary aged pupils can access the icanbea.. resources for Key Stage 3 and 4, Neaco support and support from the Careers and Enterprise Company.

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