Archive for April, 2015

Business Breakfast Will Focus On Young People’s Employability Skills

Kathryn Hirst of Hansells Solicitors at the NWHS 'speed dating' event

The importance of instilling ‘employability’ skills in young people will be the focus of the first in a series of business breakfast to be held at the Atrium at North Walsham High School in July, which will give the town’s business leaders the chance to network, enjoy a delicious breakfast, and find out about the… Read the full article

Students Take Part In Mock Elections

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Students from North Walsham High School have been taking part in the political process – with a mock election following hustings featuring Politics students from Paston College. The Green Party carried the day in the secret ballot, beating UKIP into second place, with the Conservatives taking third place, Labour fourth, and the Lib Dem candidate… Read the full article

North Walsham Students Take To The Shop Floor To Find Out Where Their Food Comes From

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North Walsham students have taken a trip to the supermarket to learn more about how their food makes the journey from the farm to their plates, as part of Tesco’s ‘Farm to Fork’ initiative. Over a number of visits, all Year 7 Design and Technology students at North Walsham High School have been to the… Read the full article

North Walsham Teacher’s ‘Guerrilla Gardening’ Brightening Up The Town

Guerrilla Gardening - NWHS teacher Simon Weal, Marion Lane of North Walsham in Bloom, and Ben Youngs of North Walsham Gard

Newly-planted gardens have been appearing in North Walsham, after a spell of ‘guerrilla gardening’ undertaken by a member of staff at North Walsham High School. With the help of local businesses, Simon Weal has created a number of new gardens at the school, as well as one in the centre of the town, opposite the… Read the full article

Year 11 Students Meet Scientist Andrew Thompson

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On Wednesday 22nd April, NWHS’s triple scientists were treated to a visit from Andrew Thompson for a special lesson in analysing drug concentration – don’t worry, he brought a UV spectrometer with him so no student was subject to sampling! “It was a unique experience and will be beneficial to my revision.  When he told… Read the full article

UEA Mentors Celebrate In Style

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Eight year 9 students have been participating in this years UEA mentoring scheme. They have been meeting with their mentor (current UEA student) once a week for 30 mins; covering topics such as: homework, revision, post 16 options and university life. On Wednesday 22nd April they joined together with other schools across Norfolk for a celebration event at… Read the full article