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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 […]


Friday 6th July – the garden post

Thanks to Mr Swan, Andy, Michelle and Heigham class for getting stuck in in the garden.  Bolted salad was picked, tomatoes thinned and staked, cabbages planted, and squash plants put into the the new bed outside the polytunnel.  The crops in the keyhole garden are also coming on.  Our main aim is to get autumn […]


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 […]


Wednesday 27th June – Important Circus 250 letters sent home today

Hi all, Please look out for two important letters providing information about arrangements for the upcoming Circus 250 celebrations: a letter has been sent to the parents of the 90 children taking part in the parade on Saturday 7th July. It provides details of the arrangements for the day.  Please keep safe for your reference […]


Saturday 23rd June – Circus 250 Mas Camp

A huge thanks to everyone who came along this morning to help get the costumes finished for the parade.  Our task was huge:  to complete the 90 ruffs and hats that’ll be worn by the children on the parade, and we did it!  A big thank you also goes to Kirsteen, our costume artist, who […]


Friday 22nd June – the garden post

Heigham class enjoy their second session gardening.  Ms McConnell and Mr Swan take 12 children to the garden centre on Dereham Road to buy some flowers and vegetables. Mr McConnell and Mrs Parkins work with about 15 children to plant vegetable seeds specially selected for an autumn harvest, and Mr Hubery works with a small […]