Archive for May, 2016

North Walsham Students Told To Aim High By Baroness

Baroness Scott addressing Year 8 students at North Walsham High School

“You can do more than you think you can”: that was the message conveyed by peer Baroness Scott when she spoke to students at North Walsham High School. The Lib Dem peer and House of Lords European Union Committee member was at the school as part of a series of inspirational speakers who have been… Read the full article

Students Learn About Driving Ambition From Golf Professional

Golf professional Ben Rawsthorne (left) with mentor Steve Rawsthorne and NWHS students (from left) James Vann, Kyran Turner and Millie Abbs

Three Year 10 students at North Walsham High School enjoyed an impromptu indoor golf lesson from a professional golfer, after he dropped in to offer tips on motivation and achieving their goals. PGA European Professional Tour golfer Ben Rawsthorne, who is also the club professional at Bawburgh Golf Club, was asked to come and talk… Read the full article

Teachers And Students Get Muddy To Honour Former Head Teacher

NWHS Pretty Muddy team pic

Teachers, students and parents from North Walsham High School showed they weren’t afraid of the mud when they took part in the Pretty Muddy Race For life at the Norfolk Showground at the weekend, raising nearly £1,000 for Cancer Research UK in honour of former head teacher Caroline Brooker, who lost her battle with cancer… Read the full article

U16 Girls Football County Final

U16 County Girls Football Final pic

On Tuesday 10th May our U16 Girls football team played in an epic county cup final against Thorpe St Andrew. The game was played at Norfolk FA’s ‘Field of Dreams’ at the FDC in Bowthorpe under floodlights and provided a superb spectacle for the 100 or so supporters. Having walked out through the tunnel, been… Read the full article

Parents Go Back To The Classroom For Year 5 Learning Festival

Lucas Smith of Mundesley Junior School with Isabel Mortimer of NWHS

Primary school students from around the North Walsham area took their parents into the classroom at an event designed to help them find out about life at high school, during a special Year 5 Learning Festival at North Walsham High School. The children – and their parents – were able to experience life in the… Read the full article

School Library Renamed In Memory Of Former Head Teacher

Acting head teacher Ian Winter (left) with John Brooker and Rachel Brooker outside the renamed school library

Students at North Walsham High School will remember their former head teacher every time they go to the school library – after it was renamed ‘The Caroline Brooker Library’ in her memory. Family, colleagues, students and friends of Mrs Brooker, who died on New Year’s Eve, were present at a ceremony to rename the library,… Read the full article