Camouflaged Learning in Thomas Clarkson Academy

75 Year 9 students took part in activities focused on fostering effective communication, resilience and team building. Matt from Camouflaged Learning ran a whole day of games, activities and silliness with the students. 

NUA Alumni returns to Norfolk to inspire students

Mixed Media Textile artist Nikkita Morgan, who received her Master’s in Textile Design from Norwich University of the Arts, toured six Norfolk schools this week to inspire students and uncover hidden talents. The event was organised by Higher Education Arts Champions Annabel Osborn and Jodie Marr at Take Your Place – a programme focusing on improving progression of targeted young people in year 9-13 to higher education.

Acclaimed author visits Yarmouth schools to boost literacy

Anthony McGowan, author of books such as Hellbent and Henry Tumour, launched Undercover Readers Project to 350 students at Cliff Park and Ormiston Venture Academies this week. Undercover Readers aims to ignite students’ passion for literature and encourage them to express themselves through creative writing. The project is being run by Take Your Place and aims to entice more students into higher education.

Norfolk students take part in live autopsy

A packed auditorium of 150 students from around Suffolk and Norfolk watched and took part as body parts were squeezed, poked and dissected during the 5-hour workshop at Blackfriars Hall, Norwich last week.

Widening participation in higher education in East Anglia

From January 2017, East Anglia’s five Higher Education Institutions, working in close partnership with the region’s Further Education Colleges and other stakeholders, will start to deliver a major Government-funded collaborative outreach programme, the Network for East Anglian Collaborative Outreach (neaco).