Students at a West Norfolk school have been enjoying the taste of a completely different culture thanks to an initiative aptly named Connecting Classrooms.
All schools within the West Norfolk Academies Trust are taking part in the programme which is designed to explore the wider world by linking with teachers and pupils from different continents.
A fabulous morning of fun was enjoyed by toddlers this week to raise money for charity.
The sell-out summer special sessions on Tuesday (August 24) at Dersingham Village Centre were organised by baby and toddler activity providers Munchkin and Me and Little City Norfolk to raise money for the Eilidh Brown Memorial Fund.
Around 150 students hit the red carpet runway to arrive for their prom night celebrations at a West Norfolk school.
The Year 13 leavers had the full celebrity treatment, with photographers and a drinks reception in a marquee at Springwood High School, a member of the West Norfolk Academies Trust, for their special night which had been postponed from the traditional July date.
The school year that has just come to a close has been a uniquely challenging one for students all across the country, but when sixth form pupils at one King’s Lynn high school return next term, they will have the advantage of a hugely experienced mentor to help them deal with staying on track academically.
An award-winning home care company is hosting a virtual hiring event next week to recruit for a variety of caring positions as the company continues to grow.
Extra Hands - based in Heacham - have roles available for those looking for full-time work and wishing to become a social carer, support worker, care assistant, or health care assistant to provide domiciliary care to people with a range of disabilities.
A young playwright is experiencing a taste of London’s top stages as his work has been recognised by judges at the National Theatre.
Marshland High School student Xiang Lin was long-listed as part of the theatre’s annual playwriting competition for young enthusiasts aged from 14 to 19. Appearing on the longlist is a major achievement in itself as the event attracted record entries this year.
A home care visitor from Bintree says she has learnt that “we are all more capable of caring than we realise” after clocking up 15 years of service with award-winning Extra Hands.
Sixth form students at a West Norfolk school will be enjoying exclusive use of a new cafe being constructed.
The new building is going up on an existing area of hardstanding at Springwood High School and will cater for more than 100 people. It will be used solely by sixth formers for their breaks and lunch times.
A former student who went on to have a globe-trotting career in the music industry is saying thank you for the music in the best possible way by returning to be the new director of music with the academy trust that runs his old school.
Robin Norman, a former pupil of Springwood High School in King’s Lynn, was Head of Performing Arts and Head of Music at Ken Stimpson Community School in Peterborough, but this Autumn, he will take over as director of music for all 11 schools in the West Norfolk Academies Trust.
A care coordinator at a Heacham-based home care visiting agency has hailed her employer as “the best I’ve ever worked for” after marking 15 years of service with the company.
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