Archive for December, 2016

North Walsham Young Sports Stars Recognised At Annual Ceremony

NWHS Sports Presentation 2016 1

North Walsham’s young sports stars have been recognised at a ceremony at the town’s Atrium, as North Walsham High School’s annual Sports Presentation evening acknowledged the school’s high achievers of 2016. Lauren Hemp and Luke Everson shared the annual Sports Personality of the Year Award, given to the outstanding sports contributor in the year group… Read the full article

Around 100 School Students To Spend Freezing Night Outside

NWHS students Holly Edens (left) and Amelia Hennigan get ready to spend a freezing night under the stars

Up to 100 high school students are set to brave freezing temperatures to highlight the plight of the homeless and raise money for local and international  charities – spending a whole December night under the stars on their school’s playing field. The students at North Walsham High School are mounting their ‘Freeze Over’ on Friday… Read the full article

School Library Sees Book Returned – 63 Years Late

NWHS librarian Liz Sawyer with the overdue book from 1953 which has been returned

A rather overdue library book has been returned to a school library in north Norfolk 63 years after it was borrowed – by the student who took it out in 1953. The anonymous former North Walsham High School for Girls student, now in her 70s, discovered the book – a 1929 copy of Travels with… Read the full article