Happy holidays!

May I take this opportunity to wish every family a happy and healthy summer break.



School opens for:


  • A level results on Thursday 14 August from 9.30 am until noon
  • GCSE results on Thursday 21 August:

Year 11 students only from 9.30 until noon

Year 10 students from 11.00 am until noon


The new academic year starts on Thursday 4 September:

Year 7 and Year 12 commence at 9.55 am

All other year groups 9, 10, 11 and 13 at 11.15 am for Period 3 start



We believe every child and young adult at Sprowston Community High School should be ... 'Healthy, happy and safe; loved, valued and respected; and have high aspirations for their future.'


Andrew John

B.Sc (Hons)  M.Sc   B.Phil (Teaching)  MA (Education)

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Paris Trip 2014

48 students and 5 staff spent a wonderful week in Paris last week. The programme was packed and included a cruise on the River Seine, a visit to the Eiffel Tower and eating snails in Montmartre. We were accompanied by a guide ...Read more


A Level students enjoy study visit to London

The A Level Business students have recently investigated two case studies: Wembley Stadium and Westfield Stratford, to support their A2 studies in Corporate Social Responsibility and Investment Appraisal. ...Read more


Students get a flying start at KLM UK Engineering

Students from Sprowston Community High School visited KLM UK Engineeering on 16 July to investigate how real life business activities can be used to help them understand the school curriculum. ...Read more


Bronze DofE qualifying expedition

A huge congratulations to the 27 students participants that successfully completed their Bronze qualifying expedition at the end of June. Despite some horrendous weather throughout the whole second day of the expedition... Read more


New Marking Policy at SCHS

From September 2014 we are using our new Marking policy - to help make feedback more visible.  One part of this is the use of colours - students will use only black pen, and pencil for drawings; students will self & peer assess in green ink. ...Read more


MFL Speaking Competition 2014

Six students travelled to Wymondham College to take part in the MFL Speaking Competition. It was open to all French, Spanish and German students. ...Read more


Star of the Week - w/c 14 July 2014

Ellie Cushion was the overall winner of star of the week for History. She produced and handed in (a week early) a fantastic World War One Solidier's diary ....Read more


Ex student Lauren takes on Three Peaks Challenge for charity

Ex student Lauren Cunningham came in with Matt Plane to speak to year 7 students about their 3 Peaks Challenge to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association. ...Read more


UEA's Playground to Podium

On Friday June 27th four students: Kim Battisson, Joshua Lomas, Ryan Chapman and Jack Deacon took part in the UEA's Playground to Podium event. They spent  the day participating in different sports...Read more


Norfolk Coding Cup 2014 - Winners!

On Wednesday 9 July, three teams from Sprowston Community High School, took part in the 2014 “Scratch Off” games design and programming competition at the UEA. ...Read more


Students improve communication skills at City Academy event

Picture: © EDP / Denise Bradley

Sprowston students took part in a Communication Skills event to improve the communication skills of a group of students. ...Read more


Celebrating success...

On Friday Year 10 students in Ms Humpleby's class presented the work completed for Unit 2 Commercial Music: using photography to sell music. Every student has studied the way photography....Read more


Year 8 Art students Jellyfish paintings

We have been really impressed by some of the recent Jellyfish paintings produced by current year 8 students this year.  They are by far some of the best we have seen....Read more


Year 10 & 12 Art and Photography trip to Cambridge

Year 10 and 12 Art and Photography students went on a trip to Cambridge. We made visits to the Fitzwilliam Museum and Kettle's Yard for essential artist research. ...Read more


Year 9 inspired by Steampunk

Year 9 have been working in groups to produce a piece of 'Steampunk' inspired work.  They have used a variety of materials and techniques to achieve this look which is inspired by mechanical objects ...Read more


Sing Out choir are our Stars of the Week

The Sing Out choir were nominated as Stars of the week for their participation in the singing event at St Andrews Hall. They were all great ambassadors for the school...Read more


ImagiNation - get involved over the summer!

ImagiNation is a new summer challenge created by young people. The project is aimed at 11-16yr olds...Read more


Star of the Week - w/c 30 June 2014

Marissa Reeve was nominated by Miss Keyworth for producing an excellent documentary focusing on LGBT issues.




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