Senior School news

Date: 19.02.2018

With several weeks still to go before the offer deadline, many of our Upper Sixth cohort are already celebrating offers from their chosen universities and the school is delighted by the variety of their chosen paths. From Engineering, Fashion, Veterinary Science and Pharmacology, to Anthropology, Psychology and Linguistics, a big focus is placed on supporting pupils in following the path that is right for them and the range of offers received is fantastic.

Date: 06.02.2018

The internet is an incredible invention which has changed the world we live in. It has opened up opportunities for education, business and communication, however it is essential that we all learn how to protect ourselves and keep safe online. 

Date: 06.02.2018

We are delighted to invite you to our second Leaders in Conversation event on Thursday 1st March 2018, 7pm to 8.30pm in the Blake Studio. Mark Nicholas MBE (Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association) and Joy Madeiros (Group CEO of Oasis incl. Oasis Community Learning from London) are our two eminent speakers, who will talk about their leadership journeys and how collaboration is defining 21st Century leadership.

Date: 24.01.2018

Norwich School is pleased to release Reaching Out, the first summary of the outreach and partnership work conducted by the school.

The Norwich School ethos talks of a loving, compassionate community and one of the school’s key aims is to prepare young people for a lifetime of leadership and service, so they set much store in making a contribution to the wider community. The Reaching Out publication lays out different ways in which Norwich School seeks to be involved with the wider community.

Date: 22.01.2018

Miss Wasserberg to read an extract from her debut novel on 25th January 

Date: 18.01.2018

Nathaniel Gilson (L6R), Grace Murray (M5B) and Alice Wollocombe (U5N) have been announced as Writers' Centre Norwich Young Ambassadors for 2018. 

Date: 16.01.2018

Norwich School is pleased to announce that it will be expanding its provision to the Pre-Prep age range (Reception to Year 2) from September 2018.

Date: 08.12.2017

Target 2.0 showed an insight into the inflationary environment in the UK in December 2017, with policy recommendations for the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of England.

Date: 08.11.2017

This morning, over 500 school children from 20 schools across Norfolk and Suffolk and Cambridgeshire gathered at the Open in Norwich for the second Michaelmas Mathematics Symposium. The event, organised by Norwich School, aimed to inspire, educate and broaden the horizons of GCSE and A Level mathematicians in Norfolk. This year, Dr James Grime spoke on various elements of code-breaking, including discussing the inner workings of an Enigma machine, which he demonstrated an original WWII model stage! Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter discussed abuses of statistics in the media - the "Click-Bait" culture. Both talks were inspirational and thoroughly enjoyed by pupils.

Date: 07.11.2017

International pupil Carson Wong (U6E) was awarded 2nd Runner Up in ‘The Next BMW Designer 2017’ competition. Organised by BMW in Hong Kong, the competition invites young designers aged 10-18 to envisage their future vehicle. 

Date: 23.10.2017

International pupil Carson Wong (L6E) has been shortlisted for the final four of ‘The Next BMW Designer 2017’ competition. The competition, held in Hong Kong, is organised by BMW and invites applications from 10-18 years old to envision their future vehicle in Hong Kong. 

Date: 17.10.2017

Norwich School’s first ever Business Enterprise group got out of the classroom last week to showcase some of the concepts tackled by Mr Manton and Mr White.

Date: 19.09.2017

An unprecedented collection of wildlife art called Sketch for Survival will go on view for the very first time at the school’s Crypt Gallery on World Rhino Day, from 10am on Friday 22 September, until 4pm on Saturday 23 September. The exhibition is free and open to members of the public. 

 

Date: 24.08.2017

There are some outstanding individual achievements in the GCSE results this year, with three candidates securing 11 A* grades (or 8/9 equivalent in English/English Lit), 10 pupils with 10 A* (or 8/9 equivalent in English/English Lit) and 26 pupils with at least nine grades at A or A*.

Date: 24.08.2017

Norwich School are celebrating another strong year of GCSE results, with pupils achieving the highest number of A* grades (or 8/9 equivalent in English/English Literature) since 2013. Almost 75% of all grades awarded were at A*- A.

Date: 17.08.2017

Norwich School pupils are celebrating another impressive set of A Level results, with almost a quarter of all grades at A* and 3/5 at A*- A. Many pupils have been successful in securing places on the most competitive courses at prestigious universities and the school is delighted by the variety of their chosen paths: from Engineering, Fashion, Law, Veterinary Science and Sports Science, to English, Product Design, Medicine and Textiles.

Date: 17.08.2017

This morning saw pupils celebrate a fantastic set of results with some outstanding individual attainment. 14 pupils at Norwich School secured three A* grades or better. Well done to all on this fantastic achievement. Norwich School ensures that pupils are given a broad range of extracurricular opportunities, whether that be through sports, the arts and community service or leadership roles. Many of the pupils enjoying success today have an interesting story to tell!

Date: 10.07.2017

This year 39 Norwich School lower six pupils took part in the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge, a gruelling test of the application of chemical knowledge to unfamiliar and novel problems. 7000 students from 500 schools took part this year, and it was pleasing that two thirds of Norwich School entrants achieved a certificate, a higher number than in recent years.

Date: 04.07.2017

Last week Norwich School and UEA welcomed A Level historians from across Norfolk to the American History Conference.

Date: 16.06.2017

On Sunday 12th June, two Norwich School pupils had the unusual opportunity of speaking at the Ninth International Congress on Arctic Social Sciences, held at the University of Umeå in Sweden.