• Sarah D. Young, Headteacher : telephone 01263 578144
10Oct
2018
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Blickling Hall Trip

This month saw year 10 and tear 11 students visit Blickling Hall and grounds in search of the Tudors! They also stumbled across Blickling Halls’ current art installations…..‘The Word Defiant’.

10Oct
2018
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School Council News – Wow!!!

Wow! Well done to all our students who took part in the School Council today, meeting and posing questions to the candidates for the Deputy Head post. Great questions! Next Meeting Don’t forget next weeks School Council meeting  Monday October 15th at 2.30 in...

10Oct
2018
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Brand New School Council

Kerpow! News Flash!!We now have a brand new school council! Look out for future announcements from the school council about exciting news, events and more! Kerpow! End of News Flash! School Council Display….more to follow… Kerpow!

03Oct
2018
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CLASSROOM ASSISTANTS – GR9015

CLASSROOM ASSISTANTS – GR9015 35 hours a week term time only Required as soon as possible. We are looking for 3 Classroom Assistants throughout the school to support our pupils with complex needs, including personal...

26Jul
2018
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Deputy Head Teacher

Leadership Scale:  12-17 (£51,639 – £58,389) Required for Jan 19 or as soon as possible Deputy Head Teacher Job Description and Person Specification Set in a beautiful location on the North Norfolk coast, Sidestrand Hall School is a Complex Needs school providing education to...

19Jun
2018
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Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Practice Expedition

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Practice Expedition Year 11 students taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Practice Expedition ahead of their Bronze Final Assessment in a few weeks time. Expedition walks took place around Northrepps, Mundesley and Overstrand over two days with an...

22Mar
2018
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Ground Force!

Year 10 vocational students show a terrific work ethic getting to grips with practical ground works today clearing and maintaining the log store area. Great application, teamwork and problem solving skills very evident. Well Done Boys!!

21Mar
2018
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Charity Week..’Wear A Hat Day’

This week is our Charity Week  and today was ‘Wear A Hat Day’! in support of The Brain Tumour Research Charity https://www.braintumourresearch.org/fundraise/wear-a-hat-day Initial estimates suggest approximately £145.00 has been raised today so far! Below are some pictures of upper school students posing against a green screen...

14Mar
2018
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National Trust Work Experience Day

This month students in Key stage 4 visited Sheringham Park on the North Norfolk Coast to experience working with the National Trust. A great time was had by all with students and staff fully participating in the experiences on offer. https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sheringham-park

14Mar
2018
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Last Chance Books

We are selling bundles of second hand pre-loved  books, fiction and non fiction at seriously ridiculously low prices. These books were destined for land fill before this initiative. It is an initiative by and on behalf of the school council, all monies raised will...

12Mar
2018
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Computing equipment in Lower School

Over here in Lower school we now have some exciting new computing equipment that all the children in Lower School will have the opportunity to use. Acorns Class have been using these over the past few weeks in their ICT classes. Its been really...

27Feb
2018
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School and Boarding Closure Information

School will remain shut for the week. We hope to open as normal on Monday. School remains closed on Thursday 1 March 2018. Due to adverse weather and poor travel conditions,  the school will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday 28th February. Boarding is cancelled for...

21Feb
2018
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Internet Safety

Internet safety and social media ….check out this BBC site. ‘Own it’, it answers quite a lot of questions and highlights a few things you might not even have thought about too. https://www.bbc.com/ownit  

21Feb
2018
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New Mechanics and Construction Classroom

A little potted history thus far. As the old mobile classroom waved good bye…. ….take a look at the new Mechanics and Construction classroom for KS3 and 4 students and vocational students. Not forgetting the resulting newly configured Mechanics workshop.

21Feb
2018
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It’s Gone!!!!

Where has it gone…….? Oh no! over the half term holiday, it’s only gone and vanished!!! The old construction and mechanics classroom has gone…. The old mobile classroom has now been retired, leaving over the holiday on a flat bed low loader to that...

31Jan
2018
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Key Stage 2 Book Tournament

On the 10th January Lower School started their Book Tournament, which will lead into World Book Day that will happen on the 1st March. The children of Lower School have had 3 weeks of books already in our morning Wednesday assemblies. They have been...

03Jan
2018
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French Day

On the 5th December 2017, Key Stage 2 took part in a French day. The children did various activities like learning about St Nicolas and making their own St Nicolas out of clothes pegs or colouring, cutting and sticking stencils together. The children also...

30Nov
2017
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Amazona

On Friday 17th November Bay class visited Amazona Zoo in Cromer as part of our classwork about animals. While we were at the zoo we saw lots of different animals and talked about whether they were mammals, reptiles or birds. We were really happy to go...

15Nov
2017
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Pudsey Cake Raffle

We are raffling this Lovely Pudsey Cake Kindly made for us by Kathleen Pym, one of our lovely cleaners. Tickets are £1 per strip, and can be purchased from Reception. Draw to take place on Friday 17th November

05Oct
2017
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Toxic! Teamwork skills.

Toxic! Year 10 students displaying their teamwork skills as part of the physical and working as a team element of their Duke of Edinburgh Award. Toxic teamwork game focusing on communication and social skills.  

05Oct
2017
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Logs ready for sale.

First batch of logs split and bagged by Sidestrand Hall School students are available at school and are also on sale at The Strands shop in Cromer. Logs are a mix of hard and soft wood seasoned over the last year. Really good value!...

03Oct
2017
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Year 11 Enterprise

Year 11 students begin their enterprise project… (actually they are Santa’s elves in civilian clothing, working in Santa’s workshop! (Optional hats and costumes to follow).

11Sep
2017
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Bay Class Science

This half term in Science, Bay class are learning about solids, liquids and gases.  This week we have focused on gases and explored how they make things move and float.  We had lots of fun finding out how helicopters fly and parachutes fall.  ...

18Jul
2017
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Thetford Sports KS4

In June a number of ks4 students attended a sporting event at Thetford Sports Centre, little did we know that it would be attended by ex England goal keeper Peter Shilton, Bob Champion – Grand National Winner (in 1981 with Aldaniti), and Mike Liggins...

18Jul
2017
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Presentation Skills

D of E students skillfully showing their presentation skills. KS4 Duke of Edinburgh Students were asked to devise a new ball game, come up with rules, playing area and teams… a few pictures of them explaining their game.

18Jul
2017
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Activities Week for KS4 Students

A busy week with lots of fun activities going on…   Crazy Golf at Mundesley…along with some interesting wildlife…. Games on the park… And at Overstarnd… King of the castle! Off to the beach… I see no ships…. and lets not forget lunch….:-) And...

18Jul
2017
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Muckleburgh Trip 2017

KS4 students visited the Muckleburgh collection earlier this year and had a great day out! The Muckleburgh Collection is a military museum sited on a former military camp at Weybourne, on the North Norfolk coast. The students explored the site, had a very bumpy...

12Jul
2017
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Snap Map

Snapchat has introduced a new feature Snap Map.   Nadia Sawalha and her daughter have SHARED the following video to highlight the potential dangers and alert parents to make sure children and people are educated.  Snapchat’s new feature allows other people to see exactly...

12Jul
2017
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NSPCC Share Aware!

KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE ONLINE The NSPCC have teamed up with O2 to help parents teach their children to be Share Aware.   It can be hard to keep track of what children and young people are doing on social networks, apps and games.  Just...

13Jun
2017
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Outdoor Learning Day!

Pine Class had a fabulous time during Outdoor Learning Day! The class became honorary Australians for the afternoon, making their own Aboriginal art work using sticks, having a go at playing a didgeridoo, throwing boomerangs and having a good, old fashioned BBQ! Lots of...

07Jun
2017
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Bay Made Yummy Pizzas!

Bay class have really enjoyed making ‘muffin pizzas’ in food technology this week. The pupils were taught the signs for several pizza topping options and were then allowed to design their own pizza. Several pupils in Bay class were brave and tried out new...

05May
2017
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Ash’s Super Structures!

Middle School topic this term is Buildings, Structures and Monuments. Ash class have been working hard making their own 2D Eiffel Towers out of match sticks. Here is their work in progress! Finished pictures to follow soon!  

16Mar
2017
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Goal posts!

The final set of goal posts have been set in the ground today – and what a fine day! In the next few weeks we will expect to see budding Ronaldo’s and Rooney’s plying their skills!   

16Mar
2017
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London Trip Meeting

On Tuesday evening Mrs Gilman and Mr Harrod delivered details of the year 10 / 11 London Trip taking place in April to parents. The students will be staying at the Meininger Hotel near Hyde Park. Visits to the Tower of London, the Saatchi...

15Mar
2017
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New Football pitch takes shape..

A fine Thursday afternoon saw students working with Mr Smith and Mr Davies being shown Ranging and setting out techniques using a dumpy level. Pictures of other students putting together the new football goal posts.         

22Feb
2017
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Big Yellow Feet!

BIG FEET! I returned to school after half term and wondered what large bare footed being had been roaming the grounds during the break, not only roaming around but had managed to tread in some yellow paint too! 🙂 The new yellow markings form...

05Jan
2017
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School Closure

Unfortunately the school will also be closed on Monday 9th January 2017. We hope to be open Tuesday but will confirm on website and text parents. Due to a broken boiler, we are closing the school on Fri 6th Jan 2017.  We will keep...

19Jul
2016
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Strandfest 2016

Students enjoyed a day of festival activities for the second annual Strandfest held on the school field.  They worked hard planning events, making banners and lanyards and practicing performances for weeks leading up to the big day and it all went off with great...

09Jun
2016
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Africa Theme Day

Pupils and Staff got to visit the schools IT Department where they had fun choosing an African theme background, standing in front of a ‘green screen’ and having their photo taken. Even our most camera shy wanted to join in on the fun. Watch out for...

12May
2016
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The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations

Pupils and staff had an amazing day celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday. Everyone attended a street party on the playground which included sandwiches, cakes and jellies! Thank you to the kitchen staff who laid on a super range of party food. The celebrations continued...