Easter Break ...

See the Countdown clock below - only 3 weeks to go until the exam period starts!  I hope your revision is going well, and don't forget the huge amount of revision information there is on our website.




Tuesday 22 April:  INSET Day for teachers and support colleagues


Wednesday 23 April: school re-opens for the summer term for all students - Week 2 Timetable



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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Stars of the Week - w/c 31 March 2014

Congratulations to Luke Wiggett and Jarrod Robson in Year 8 who created this superb piece of work as part of their Spring Homework Challenge. Working collaboratively, they went above and beyond the brief, considering not only the strengths and weaknesses of the UK's continued membership of the EU, but also the strengths and weaknesses...Read more


BAFTA Young Games Designer 2014

Young Game Designers provides a destination for careers advice and behind the scenes acces to the games industry, where BAFTA members, awards winners and nominees share their insights and advice through interviews and exclusive video content. In addition to hosting workshops around the country.  The Young Games Designers initiative culminates in a competition where students can win the chance to get their game ideas made into a working prototype.

The Young Games Designers competition is open now and will run until 26 May 2014...Read more


Sprowston Visited by UCS

It was great to host a ‘Kick Start to Higher Education’ Day for Year 12 on Friday when we were lucky enough to have Chris Garrett from University Campus Suffolk in school. During period 3 we have a presentation about the benefits of going to university, making decisions about courses..Read more


Beata scoop Customer Focus Award

Our Year 10 Young Enterprise team had a fantastic conclusion to their business journey at the Young Enterprise Awards on Wednesday night.  They arrived at the UEA and set up a stand to showcase their products and achievements...Read more


Norwich Cathedral peregrine falcons - LIVE updates

Catch all the drama as the peregrine falcons make the Cathedral their home. Nesting on the Cathedral’s 250ft spire, the pair of breeding falcons successfully fledged chicks in 2012 and 2013. Click Here for the latest news and to view the live spire webcam for the 2014 season.


For the attention of all Year 11 students


Fantastic first season for rugby girls!!

The Year 9 girls rugby team finished off an excellent first season with a very convincing win against Great Yarmouth. The game followed some specialist coaching from the RFU at lakenham Hewitt rugby club. The girls have worked hard to improve as a unit and now play some excellent flowing rugby...Read more


School Partnership with KLM Engineering Company

I am delighted to report that we will be developing greater links with KLMUKE following the success of the “Formula 1 in Schools” partnership.  We will focus on leadership, the curriculum, employability and enterprise activities … which is really exciting!...Read more


Stars of the Week w/c 3 & 10 March

Over the next week, Mrs Watts and Mr Utting have been delighted with the achievements, efforts and attitudes of students across the school. The following students have been nominated as Stars of the Week..Read more


Beata make a great impression!

Our Year 10 Young Enterprise company Beata made an excellent impression at the Young Enterprise semi-final competition on Thursday evening at the Norwich School.  They presented their company report, confidently summarising their performance over the year...Read more


Team Accelerators polish their presentation

On the evening before they made the journey to Birmingham’s NEC, the Accelerators Team made their presentation to Mr John, Ryan Clabon and Tom Carver (Red Set Racing). Mr John and Red Set Racing were very impressed, and gave them some helpful feedback.


ATL Top 40 Year 9 Trip to London

We took the top 40 ATL students for a reward trip to London as a 'well done' for the hard work and attitude to learning in and out of the classroom. It was a long day, but the coach journey was very smooth...Read more


Homework Club

Homework club is now running for all year groups in WS01 and WS04 every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3.45 - 5.00 pm.

Homework club is designed to help students gain independent learning skills by providing assistance with homework, access to resources, but also help with organising their time more effectively...Read more


World Book Day - 6 March 2014

To celebrate World Book Day, Miss Bilston's Year 8 English class took part in some activities designed by visiting teacher, Miss Kerr and Assistant Librarian, Miss Wainwright. Pupils worked in groups and took part in a quiz to test their knowledge of authors...Read more


Stars of the Week - w/c 24 February 2014

Over the last week, Mrs Watts and Mr Utting have been delighted with the achievements, efforts and attitudes of students across the school. Overall Winner for the week - Will Kearns for superb work in PSHE...Read more


Excellent sports leadership demonstrated by Year 11

For part of their assessment, the Year 11 BTEC Sport students organised and lead a volleyball event for Year 5 students from Falcon Junior School. The students were responsible for all aspects of the event...Read more


KS5 Literature Poetry Study Day

On Monday 3 February KS5 Literature students attended a study day in London focused on the poetry of Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy.  AS Literature students study...Read more


Our PGCE students with Mr John

Mr John welcomed our PGCE students this week who are on teacher training placement with the school. They are all studying at the UEA and will be teaching and supporting students across the school during their time here...Read more




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