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Working as Geographers Year 3 Blog 2017-18 Year 5 Blog 2017-18

Thursday 19th July – Durban calling

Children from Year 3 and 5 catch up with their Eco Champs counterparts in Durban.  Once we had overcome the inevitable technical difficulties the children presented an overview of the work they had been doing in their project and they heard back from the work the champs are doing in South Africa.


Wednesday 18th July – Year 3 Working as Geographers Showcase

What a great atmosphere at our showcase! On Wednesday, the year 3 children finally got to share their geography learning with their families. They took their families on a tour of Anderson’s Meadow, showing off their hand-drawn maps, and worked together with their adults to identify the different creatures we found in the bushes and […]


Tuesday 17th July – Lord Mayor’s presentation at City Hall

We were invited to attend a short ceremony at City Hall on Tuesday hosted by the Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Norwich. They were marking the end of another successful celebration weekend, presenting certificates to participants and prizes for the winners of the parade.


Saturday 7th July – Parade day arrives – updated gallery

Updated gallery.  A MASSIVE thank you to everyone involved in making yesterday such as special experience.  It was wonderful to have Wensum right at the heart of the city’s biggest party.  Fabulous atmosphere.  Enjoy the gallery.


Friday 6th July – Working as Historians comes to a close

We returned to St Barnabas Church on Friday afternoon to mark the end of our heritage lottery-funded Working as Historians project.  Our lads – heroes of Heigham was out summer term project last year that has continued across this year and ended with the visit to France and Belgium last month.  The school community convened in cool […]


Thursday 5th July – Event at St Barnabas

Families are warmly invited to join us for the closing event to mark the end of our WW1 Working as Historians project: Our Lads – heroes of Heigham.  The event will be at St Barnabas Church and will start at 1.45pm and will last approximately 45 minutes.  You are welcome to take your children at […]


Thursday 5th July – changes to parade times

Hi all, As you will be aware, Norwich City Council has pushed back the parade start time in response to the football.  The new times are as follows: 4.30pm – 5.00pm:  assemble on Newmarket Road. Everyone needs to be in place by 5.00pm.  We are number 8 in the line up. 5.15pm:  final checks 6.00pm  […]


Sport at Wensum awarded Bronze!

  We are delighted to announce that we have achieved the School Games Bronze Mark Award for the 2017/18 academic year. The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by the Youth Sport Trust to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and […]


Wednesday 4th July – parade arrangements

Hi all, All participating children and staff met for a short briefing assembly and the following points were discussed: it’s going to be hot so sun cream needs to be applied before hand it’s going to be hot so please bring a large, labelled waterbottle there will be no access to toilets once the parade […]


Thursday 28th June – parade rehearsal

Today Sistema led our first full parade rehearsal for the big weekend.  For many of the children it was the first time they have done anything like this. Parading while singing / dancing / animating puppets / juggling is no mean feat!  It was hot work, but it was great to get a sense of […]