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Year 7 head to the city

Written on November 15, 2012 at 4:27 pm, by

Last week, Year 7 spent a morning visiting a small area of Norwich as part of their geography course with Mrs Grove. The field trip taught them how to observe, note and draw some characteristics of the inner city.          

Ready for Zombie Attack!

Written on November 15, 2012 at 3:53 pm, by

This week, Joy and Danielle, two of our sixth form scientists, once again attended the Norwich Science Cafe. The topic for this month was how to prepare for a zombie epidemic delivered by Dr Tristan Bunn from BBSRC. Issues such as how diseases spread, should quarantine be used? and likely zombie causing pathogens were all  Continue Reading »

Battlefields Tour 2012

Written on November 12, 2012 at 10:38 am, by

An intrepid party of thirteen Year 10 and 11 pupils and four parents returned on Saturday 27th October after another inspiring tour of First World War museums and memorials. We traversed the killing fields of Flanders and the Somme in the company of our wonderfully knowledgeable and empathetic guide, Alan. At the Last Post ceremony  Continue Reading »

The First World War revisited

Written on October 17, 2012 at 11:31 am, by

Thirteen students from Years 10 and 11, together with a quartet of parents, are eagerly anticipating our Battlefields Tour, which begins early on Wednesday 24th October. The group is looking forward to our four days in France as we are led through the Ypres Salient and Somme Valley. Ours is the sole school opting to present wreaths at  Continue Reading »

Oxburgh Hall trip

Written on October 15, 2012 at 11:28 am, by

Years 5 and 6 visited Oxburgh Hall in October, a 15th century moated manor house, as part of their studies on the Tudors this term. Jack Barrett took this wonderful photo of the hall. Sarah Kendall, wrote about the day, ” (the big house)….has been lived in for generations by the Beddingfield family. They still live in it today. In  Continue Reading »

Shakespeare at The Globe

Written on September 14, 2012 at 11:19 am, by

Our GCSE and A Level drama and theatre studies pupils travelled down to London yesterday to see Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” at the Globe Theatre. Our girls enjoyed an exciting afternoon soaking up the atmosphere in the authentic replica of an Elizabethan theatre and thoroughly enjoyed the performance.

Sixth formers visit Paralymics

Written on September 11, 2012 at 11:01 am, by

Some of our PE students visited the Olympic Stadium last week with Miss Beale.

Messing about on the river…

Written on September 5, 2012 at 10:59 am, by

Our new Sixth Form girls and our current Year 13 pupils got together yesterday for a fun welcome event at Eaton Vale Outdoor Centre as part of our Sixth Form enrichment programme. The girls were split into two teams and had to complete against each other to build a raft. Eaton Vale staff taught our girls just one knot. Girls then had to build  Continue Reading »