Archive for May, 2017

North Walsham Students Flock To Take Up Hockey

Members of the NWHS Hockey Club with former England player and NWHS teacher Tim Whiteman (centre, green shirt)

The success of the Team GB women’s hockey team in winning gold at the Rio Olympics last year has seen an upsurge in interest in the game – and now students at a North Walsham school are being inspired to take up hockey following the appointment of a former England professional player as a teacher… Read the full article

North Walsham Students Spend Day Exploring Their Own Wellbeing

Chelsea Maccoll of the Community Sports Foundation at the NWHS Year 9 Wellbeing Day

Teenagers at a North Walsham school spent a whole day during Mental Health Awareness Week focussing on wellbeing, with a range of outside experts visiting the school to lead sessions on physical, mental and sexual health. The Year 9 Healthy Living and Wellbeing Day was run as part of North Walsham High School’s Personal, Social… Read the full article

‘Fun Science Week’ At North Walsham School Aims To Engage Students

NWHS Science Week 5

North Walsham High School has been putting the fun back into science – after staging a week-long programme of activities aimed at engaging young people in the subject. The school’s ‘Fun Science Week’ saw students taking part in a whole range of practical activities, including making glow sticks, manufacturing rockets, creating slime, and making cosmetics… Read the full article

14 Year Old North Walsham Girl Set To Take Charge On The Football Pitch

New youth football referee Gracie East

A 14 year old girl from North Walsham is set to take charge of both boys and girls football matches in the county after she passed her level 8 youth football referee exams with the highest score of any candidate in Norfolk. Gracie East, a student at North Walsham High School, was the youngest candidate… Read the full article