Presidential Inauguration Takes Place In North Walsham

NWHS student president Will Symonds and vice-president Megan Robson chair the first meeting of the student cabinet

A 14-year-old student from North Walsham has followed Donald Trump to be inaugurated President after a close-fought election campaign – and he will now represent the town’s high school students for the next year. Year 9 student Will Symonds became the first student president of North Walsham High School this week in an election which… Read the full article

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

Roger Smith from packaging firm TCL at the NWHS mentoring event 2

Around 30 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. In a high-speed event held at North Walsham High School, the business people and employers met groups… Read the full article

Business People And School Students Network At Unique Business Breakfast

(from left) Nigel Lloyd, Lily Tansley, Kate Lawn, Nicholas Bishop, Jess Webster, Paul Leaver at the NWHS business breakfast

North Walsham business people were provided with a networking opportunity with a difference when they were joined by high school students at a business breakfast held in the town, with the aim of encouraging them to take up the role of mentor to young people. Around two dozen employers from the town met over coffee,… Read the full article

NWHS Hosts District Cross Country Event

Cross country at NWHS 2

Over 300 young runners from nine schools took part in the East and North Norfolk Cross-Country Championships held at North Walsham High School, with teams from Aylsham High School and Reepham High Schools each winning three of the six races. The teams ran races ranging from 2.5km (1.5 miles) and 5.9km (3.7 miles) depending on… Read the full article

Business People And Employers Urged To Take Part In Ground-Breaking Mentoring Scheme

Mentor Carla Daniels from Lovewell Blake (left) with NWHS student mentees (from left) Carly Meizner, Harleigh Byers and Marcia P

Business people and employers are being urged to volunteer to take part in a hugely successful Mentoring Scheme aimed at helping high school students gain the confidence and employability skills they will need in later life. North Walsham High School will launch the fourth year of its acclaimed Mentoring Scheme in February – an initiative… Read the full article