A college in Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk is pioneering a new method of teaching so impressive that it has won a national education award and praise from the very top of Government.
West Suffolk College was lauded in the House of Commons by the town's MP at Prime Minister's Questions.
The college runs a unique and innovative scheme called the MARS award combining Maths, Art, Religion and Science.
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