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Senior School news

Date: 09.05.2019

Eighteen Upper Sixth English Literature pupils visited Milton's Cottage in Chalfont St. Giles in Buckinghamshire on Friday 3rd May, with Dr Farr and Mr Murray. This trip has become something of an annual pilgrimage for Norwich School Sixth Form pupils, marking the end of the two-year A-Level course. 

Date: 02.05.2019

On 30th April, Norwich School was delighted to host a fascinating lecture, the third in the series of Norfolk Cambridge Society Lectures.



Date: 01.04.2019

The Norwich School Careers and Networking Event took place during the last week of term at the Open in Norwich. The event is an opportunity for pupils to make lasting connections with professionals across various industries and the local business community. All are welcome, including those interested from schools across Norwich.

Date: 27.03.2019

Five aspiring Lower Sixth Physicists attended the Cavendish Laboratories, Cambridge, for a High Energy Particle Physics Masterclass on Tuesday 26th March.

Date: 13.03.2019

Many of our current Upper Sixth are being offered places at a range of top universities. It is exciting to see the different career paths that they have chosen, both in terms of courses and locations around the world, including the USA, Hong Kong and Holland.

Date: 05.02.2019

The school celebrated the start of Chinese New Year today, with various activities taking place to raise awareness of Chinese culture.  The morning started with a memorable assembly led by pupils Jeffrey Cheung & Aiko Leung. They shared some traditional Chinese stories, before singing a New Year celebration song whilst dragons danced in the Nave of Norwich Cathedral and the school community clapped along. At the end of the assembly some of the pupils handed out fortune cookies. 

Date: 30.01.2019

Norwich School pupils were lucky enough to receive a visit from professional storyteller Kevin Graal - right in the heart of in National Storytelling Week (26 Jan-2 Feb).

Date: 29.01.2019

On Saturday 26th January, the Norwich School team won the Independent Schools Mock Trial Competition at the Crown Court in Birmingham. The competition, run by Young Citizens, is an excellent opportunity for pupils from across the UK to learn about the criminal justice system whilst working on cases written by partners in the legal profession.

Date: 25.01.2019

For pupils in Lower 5 who are studying Classical Civilisation, a study of Sparta forms one of their units. Recently Mr Plater's class experienced making their own Sparta shields, as well as learning about how Spartan's would have used them. 

Date: 14.01.2019


Last week, Norwich School pupils were excited to investigate the explosive properties of hydrogen at the schools lunch time science club, lead by chemistry teacher Mrs Pywell.

Date: 03.12.2018

 The Sunday Times has published their Parent Power Schools Guide, placing Norwich School again as the top performing independent secondary school in Norfolk and Suffolk, with a ranking of 90th in the overall table for independent secondary schools in the country.

Date: 20.11.2018

Dave Rudden, author of the Knights of the Borrowed Dark trilogy, visited Norwich School on Monday 19th November, to speak to Lower 5 about his books and the creative writing process.

Date: 14.11.2018

On Tuesday 13th November, Norwich School hosted the third Norfolk Mathematics Symposium. The event saw 18 schools from across East Anglia gather to hear from three influential speakers, as well as have the opportunity to ask questions. 

Date: 12.11.2018

On Friday 9th November, the school gathered in Norwich Cathedral for the annual Remembrance Service to commemorate those who have given their lives in the defence of our country. Also on Friday, Norwich School opened its Armistice exhibition 'All Fades to Silence' in the Crypt Gallery. The exhibition  is a collaboration between pupils studying Design, English and Creative Writing. The exhibition is free to all and is open until Saturday 17th November: Monday - Friday 12-4pm, Saturday 11-3pm

Date: 17.10.2018

The entire school gathered this morning to remember our most famous ON, Horatio Nelson, at the annual Trafalgar Day Service. Even our youngest pupils (aged 4) gathered around the statue of Lord Nelson and stood in silence as trumpeters played the Last Post and Reveille.

Date: 09.10.2018

Norwich School pupil Amy Buck (L6P) has been selected for the Rank Leadership Programme 2018. 

The programme accepts around 40 pupils each year from across the UK. Pupils are put forward by their school for having 'outstanding leadership potential'. 

Date: 11.09.2018

35 teams of staff and pupils, from the 4th to 6th form, entered this years Norwich School Share Traders competition. The competition was run by the Economics & Business Enterprise Department and Gartley Society, sponsored by the Friends of Norwich School. 

Date: 05.09.2018

It is a historic day for Norwich School, as we welcome pupils from as young as 4 years old for the first time. The extension of the Lower School, to include facilities for children in reception, year 1 and year 2, means that the school, set in the beautiful grounds of Norwich Cathedral, is now buzzing with boys and girls from aged 4 through to 18.

Date: 23.08.2018

At a time when GCSE exams are being changed to make subject content and exams more challenging, there have been many individual successes stories at Norwich School.  

Date: 16.07.2018

Friends of Norwich School launched a fundraising campaign in 2017 to restore the Infirmary Doors with an aim of £50,000. They introduced a Creative Writing Competition, open to all fourth form, where the pupils had to write a piece surrounding the Infirmary Doors. 

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