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February 2021

  • Springwood pupils learn lockdown lifeskills

    Published 24/02/21

    In an era when all school children are learning some unexpected life lessons, Year 9 pupils at Springwood have been taught one of the most valuable of all, as the entire year group has signed up for first aid lessons as part of their work towards the bronze level Duke of Edinburgh award.

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  • Young carers rise to the challenge

    Published 24/02/21

    Two of the sectors of society most affected by the pandemic of the last year have been carers and school children, so for school age children who also have caring responsibilities at home, the last 12 months have been a perfect storm.

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  • Computers 4 Schools

    Published 22/02/21

    If you have an old PC or laptop that you don't use anymore but is in working order, then why not donate it to a child in West Norfolk? You could also win yourself a brand new one!

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  • Springwood’s bright stars set sights on Oxbridge

    Published 20/02/21

    Students and staff at Springwood, part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust, are celebrating after the January round of university place offers saw a record-high four pupils receive offers from Oxford and Cambridge.

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  • Headteacher pays tribute to pupils' pandemic persistence

    Published 12/02/21

    Marshland High School Headteacher Craig Jansen has praised his pupils for their dedication to learning as schoolchildren across the West Norfolk Academies Trust break for half term today (Friday).

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  • Smithdon High uses lockdown to continue refurb

    Published 10/02/21

    Lockdown may have meant students have not been much in evidence recently, but that does not mean Smithdon High has been a quiet place, as it has provided an opportunity to continue the overhaul of facilities and buildings.

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  • St Clement's helping students bounce back from pressure of lockdown

    Published 08/02/21

    Staff at St Clement’s High School, part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust, have been doing their bit to support the well-being of students and ensuring they are not lacking in support despite the disruption caused by lockdown.

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  • Knowledge Organisers

    Published 05/02/21

    Students at our four high schools - Springwood, St Clement's, Marshland, and Smithdon - have been given a helping hand with lockdown learning courtesy of the Knowledge Organiser book system which is assisting remote schooling.  

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  • Primary school poet’s COVID ode proves a lockdown hit

    Published 04/02/21

    Gaywood Primary pupil Annie has penned a poem about life after the pandemic that has captured the imagination of many.

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  • Lee Eveson

    Published 03/02/21

    Springwood High's head of art and photography could be on the verge of making the step from school teacher to old master after joining the ranks of a London art brokerage that exhibits clients’ work all across Europe.

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  • Locked down learners lend a helping hand to charity

    Published 01/02/21

    Lockdown means schoolchildren across the country are not getting out and about as much as they are used to but Springwood High pupils are certainly not missing out on their daily exercise after the school set up an inter-year group fitness challenge to raise money for local charities. 

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