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Senior School news

Date: 17.10.2019

It was a wet autumnal day in Bedford on Sunday 13th October for the annual small boats head on the River Great Ouse. Every member got to race twice on the 1900m course and some were fortunate to race three times in their soggy kit but such was the good camaraderie and team spirit, the conditions didn’t hamper the performance. 

Date: 15.10.2019

Lower 4 pupils went on their first residential trip of the year to Hautbois House Activity Centre last week. This annual trip is an excellent way for pupils to get to know each other, their form tutors and Sixth Form Peer Supporters, in their respective houses. 

Pupils engaged in a number of activities including canoeing, low ropes, crate stacking and raft building. In the evening's pupils sat around a campfire together, telling stories. 

Repton house secured a new Norwich School crate stacking record, whilst Valpy house won 'best shelter' of the week. 


Date: 14.10.2019

After some great results at the English Schools Ski Association regional qualifying round at Welwyn Garden City in September,  Norwich School was well represented at the National Finals which were held in Norwich at the beginning of October.

Date: 11.10.2019

Pupils in the Senior School have been marking World Mental Health Day over the past two days. In assembly on Thursday, pupils heard from Max Merron in L6 who shared his story and unveiled a fundraising project to support and raise awareness of mental health. 

Date: 07.10.2019

On Thursday 3rd October, a Making Musicians concert took place in the South Transept of Norwich Cathedral. Norwich School pupil, Alice Palmer, and Dereham Sixth Form College pupil, India Simpson, both sung five pieces each.

Date: 04.10.2019

The Sketch for Survival 2019 Auction has started!

Sketch for Survival is an annual exhibition and sale of wildlife art in aid of conservation. The collection comprises sketches, studio artworks, illustrations and cartoons, all depicting endangered wildlife from around the world.

Date: 03.10.2019

National Poetry Day (3rd October 2019) was celebrated at Norwich School with a  Poetry Workshop for Lower Five pupils with performance poet Matt Windle, followed by a poetry slam competition, in the Undercroft Library, using the National Poetry Day theme of 'Truth' as a starting point. 

Date: 30.09.2019

Sixth Form pupils at Norwich School have produced a new cookbook dedicated to John Walker. John was a much-loved member of the school for over 45 years, working as a teacher, governor and archivist before he sadly passed away in 2016. The cookbook will raise money for the Priscilla Bacon Hospice appeal, where John spent his final days.

‘Baking for Bacon’ is packed full of recipes which have been provided by restaurants and cafes in Norfolk and Suffolk, as well as from amateur bakers, including pupils at Norwich School and those involved with the charity.

Date: 26.09.2019

The first-ever Independent Study Platinum Evening took place on Wednesday 25th September in the Blake Studio at Norwich School. 

Date: 25.09.2019

The House Shout at St Andrew's Hall brought an uplifting end to the school's annual House Music Festival. 

Throughout the two day festival, musicians performed a variety of pieces, eager to collect points for their respective houses. The Principal Adjudicator this year was Thomas Hewitt Jones, an award-winning composer of contemporary classical and commercial music. Winner of the 2003 BBC Young Composer Competition, his music has been published by Boosey & Hawkes among many others. 

Date: 20.09.2019

Recent Norwich School leaver and talented singer-songwriter, Juliette Kelly (ON 17-19), has featured on BBC Radio Norfolk.

Date: 10.09.2019

Our Upper 6th Leavers secured places at top universities and courses following a fantastic set of A Level results. 

Date: 09.09.2019

Norwich School's French and Spanish department have donated 18 boxes of books to schools in Africa this September. 

Date: 09.09.2019

Last Friday, parents, pupils and staff gathered in Norwich Cathedral for the annual Prizegiving service. It was a chance to reflect on the successes of the last academic year and to congratulate pupils on their achievements in both academic subjects and extra-curricular activities. 


Date: 23.08.2019

Photographs of Norwich School pupils collecting their GCSE results have appeared in the national press following a very successful year for pupils. 

Date: 23.08.2019

Norwich School is continuing to celebrate some individual pupil successes following GCSE Results Day 2019.

Several pupils have achieved a full set of GCSEs at Grade 8/9/A*.

Date: 22.08.2019

This morning saw some outstanding individual attainment. Both Revanth Roy and Daniel Tharian are celebrating achieving 9s in all of their exams.

Date: 22.08.2019

Norwich School is celebrating some fantastic individual pupil successes this morning as pupils have been collecting their GCSE results. 

A number of multi-talented pupils who have been active in projects alongside their studies have shown their ability to combine their studies with their own passions. 

Date: 22.08.2019

This morning saw pupils celebrate a fantastic set of GCSE results with some outstanding individual attainment. 7 candidates secured 10 A* or better, 16 pupils achieved 9 A* or better and we saw 26 pupils with 8 A* or better.

Amongst those are pupils who have been heavily involved in the arts alongside their academic studies.

Date: 22.08.2019

GCSE Results 2019

Success rates: A*: 45 %, A*- A : 72%, A*- B: 87%, A*- C: 99%

7 candidates with 10 A* or better; 16 candidates with 9 A* or better; 26 with 8 A* or better