Students and staff at St Clement's High School have done their bit to bring some seasonal cheer to care home residents after collecting and distributing gifts in the run-up to Christmas.
Year 11 pupils took the donations provided by the school body to residents of Terrington Lodge home in Terrington St Clements, some of whom are living with dementia and related conditions, to raise spirits at the end of a tough year that has hit the care home sector particularly hard.
Pupils at Springwood High School have been doing their bit to put a smile on people’s faces and a dinner on their plate this Christmas after the whole school got involved in a donation drive for the Purfleet Trust.
Like so much of this year, Christmas 2020 will be an unfamiliar experience for many people, and in some cases, one lacking in seasonal cheer.
But Year Seven pupils from Springwood High School have done their bit to put a smile on people’s faces by making a nativity scene that is on open air display at King’s Lynn Minster.
Year 7 pupils at Smithdon High School in Hunstanton took time out from their own Christmas countdown to put a smile on the face of local care home residents by creating a video of Christmas jokes, group singing and poetry reading, as well as providing gifts and cards.
The scheme was part of the Times Educational Supplement’s nationwide #Classroomstocarehomes project.
Norfolk’s Extra Hands has announced the winners of its latest Going the Extra Mile Awards.
Carers Mark Potter and Daniela Silva have both been chosen after a raft of nominations were sent to the home care company’s offices in Heacham and Horsham St Faith.
Hundreds of pupils from schools across Norfolk are today (Friday) launching their bid to beat Mariah Carey and Justin Bieber to the top of the charts this Christmas.
With the world of work beset by talk of job losses, redundancies and economic crisis, this may seem like a perilous time to be entering the world of employment, but some of the Springwood’s class of 2020 are getting used to post-school life having taken up apprenticeships.
The feel-good story of how a garage helped a home care visitor stay on the road when his car gave him trouble has proved a heart-warming hit on social media.
The national anthem is likely to be played with particular enthusiasm by the young musicians after a £2,000 grant with royal connections will further help support music teaching in West Norfolk Academies Trust schools.
Staff and pupils at Springwood High School in King’s Lynn have something to sing and dance about after the school’s dedication to the teaching of the arts saw it receive a prestigious gold Arts Mark award.
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