Archive for May, 2014

Celebrate Good Times – Come On!

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This week Key Stage 3 celebrated achievement in their Award assemblies and there was a lot to celebrate again this year. Many parents, relatives and friends attended this special event. The awards included those for most house points, 100% Attendance, Form Tutor Awards, Subject Awards, Key Stage Leader Awards for Consistency, Headteacher’s Award, (trophies for all students achieving 6- 7+… Read the full article

NWHS Student Selected To Play Football For England

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A North Walsham High School student footballer has been selected for England.  13 year-old Lauren Hemp has been included in the U15s squad to face Holland on  30th May.  She is one of a 20-strong squad picked for the fixture. Lauren, whose ambition is to play for the senior England Ladies team when she is… Read the full article

UEA Mentoring Celebration

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Eight of our Year 9 students have been participating in this years UEA mentoring scheme. They have been meeting with their mentor once week for 30 minutes, covering topics such as; homework, revision, post 16 options and university life. On Wednesday 7th May, they joined together with other schools across Norfolk for a celebration event at the… Read the full article

North Walsham Students Experience Whales, Volcanoes And Tectonic Faults – All In The Name Of Geography

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Getting up close and personal with whales, walking behind a huge waterfall; and standing in the crater of a volcano – all in a week’s work for students and staff at North Walsham High School, who counted these and many other amazing experiences as part of a trip to Iceland. Twenty-six Year 10 and 11… Read the full article

NWHS School Reunion

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On Saturday 3rd May, 37 former students from North Walsham High School gathered together to celebrate 30 years since leaving school. This was the result of an initial idea at Christmas from Neil Randell. A Facebook page was created to contact students from far and wide who attended the school from 1979 to 1984 and… Read the full article

Two Budding Young North Walsham Journalists Get The Chance To Grill A Cabinet Minister

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Two budding journalists from North Walsham High School had the chance to grill a Cabinet minister when North Norfolk MP and Care Minister Norman Lamb agreed to visit the school to be interviewed. Year 8 students Ben Schamp and Finley Tranter wrote to Mr Lamb asking if he would submit to their questioning – and… Read the full article

Rosie’s Talent Highlighted In Leading Arts Magazine

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Year 8 student and budding artist Rosie Phillips has had her work profiled by a leading regional arts magazine – after winning a competition to create a cover for the publication. Arts East is one of East Anglia’s most important arts publications, and the April edition features a double page spread profiling Rosie and showing… Read the full article

Year 10 Students Visit UEA

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Fourteen Year 10 students joined others from around the county at The University of East Anglia in Norwich to participate in this year’s ‘Move On Up’ university taster day. Students had the opportunity to join in a variety of workshops set up for the day, including game design, making slime, economics, Greek, law and healthcare.  They… Read the full article