Archive for February, 2016

Year 10 Students Attend MyCare Event


A group of 14 Year 10 Health and Social Care students attended a My Care careers event this week, which was designed to give them insight into careers in care. They took part in workshops including information about CV writing, interview skills and selection for employment as well as taking part in an employer speed… Read the full article

Ski Trip 2016


Over the half term break, whilst most people were relaxing, a group of 37 pupils from NWHS endured a long coach journey to Austria to enjoy a week skiing. The schools PE department accompanied the pupils on this successful and enjoyable trip. After a long 24 hours, the group arrived in the lovely town of… Read the full article

34 Business Professionals Go Back To School And Commit To Two Year Mentoring Scheme To Help Young People

Mentor Ron Mitchell, of North Walsham-based Chell Instruments, takes part in the NWHS speed mentoring event

Thirty-four business professionals went back to school to take part in a ‘speed-mentoring’ event – the beginning of a two and a half year commitment which will see them mentoring Year 9 students until they finish high school. Lawyers, accountants, offshore engineers, journalists, tourism attraction managers, marketers, opticians and even a self-employed magician were among… Read the full article

Students Take Part In War Hammer Competition


On Saturday 6th February, Gethin Clark (Y9), Thomas Lowe (Y11), Louis Lunn (Y9) and Gianni Whitwood (Y9) took part in a Warhammer school competition. In the tiny, but teeming Games Workshop store on Exchange Street in Norwich, the mighty warriors of North Walsham High School crammed around a table decorated with models of ruined castles… Read the full article

Calling All Gardeners: Green Fingered Volunteers Needed To Enthuse North Walsham’s Student Gardeners

NWHS teacher and guerilla gardener Simon Weal (right) with students and staff from the Albert-Schweitzer-Realschule

Green-fingered volunteers are being sought by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to take part in a new joint initiative with North Walsham High School, to encourage young people to get gardening. Keen amateur gardeners are being invited to come forward to help run a weekly gardening club for students at the school, with the aim… Read the full article

Two Colleges And Two High Schools In Discussions About Proposed New Multi-Academy Trust

Sixth form colleges Paston College in North Walsham and East Norfolk College in Gorleston, together with Flegg High School in Martham and North Walsham High School, have announced that they are working together on a proposal to create a multi-academy trust (MAT) to improve opportunities for young people across north-east and east Norfolk and north… Read the full article