The Young Ones

The Young Ones is pictures and captions sent in by schools/nurseries of activities. Click here to send us your photos and we'll publish as many as we can.

Children from St Nicholas Priory, St George’s, Alderman Swindell and Northgate Primary schools had an amazing time taking part in different STEM activities organised by Great Yarmouth High School.

Great Yarmouth High School

Pupils from Flegg High School in Martham reached for the sky in a space race challenge which links students in Norfolk with partner educational institutions in Africa.

Flegg High School

Photography, art and media students at Paston Sixth Form College have visited the National Trust nature reserve and historic military research facility on Orford Ness in Suffolk.

Sixth Form College

Students at Ormiston Venture Academy had a two night residential stay at the Jesus College of Cambridge University, as part of the Sutton Scholars programme.

Ormiston Venture Academy

The children enjoyed celebrating Science Week at Northgate Primary School with the national theme of “Change.”

At Northgate Primary School all these children have read at least five times a week for the entire Spring term.

Students successfully argued their case on a number of thorny issues to beat rivals from across the country.

Ormiston Venture Academy

The Health Watch Norfolk team have visited the children at Ludham Primary School and Nursery.

Pupils of a seaside school have been given a lesson in road safety with added hocus pocus.

The children of Sara and Jenny’s Childminding Services enjoyed a day of fun filled activities as part of their St Patrick’s Day celebrations.

It was a school event fit for a king - several in fact. It was also fit for many queens, bishops and knights.

Year 1 children from North Denes Primary school in Great Yarmouth were invited to play at their first ever cluster football tournament at Flegg High School.

Flegg High School

As part of Fairtrade Fortnight the East of England Co-op has been working with pupils at Cobholm Primary Academy to raise awareness of the importance of buying Fairtrade items.

The whole school day was highjacked by World Book Day events at Cliff Park Ormiston Academy in Gorleston.

James Paget Hospital

A slice of Broadway came to Great Yarmouth with a school production of Annie.

Cliff Park

The Matholympics has been running at Edward Worlledge since October to support the young ones from Years 1 to 6 in understanding and recalling key maths facts.

Pupils from Rollesby Primary School and Nursery Key Step 2 classes were thrilled to represent East Norfolk in the County small school sports hall finals held at the UEA, Norwich on March 3.


Recently, Rollesby Primary School and Nursery competed in the Norfolk School Games Key Steps Gymnastic competitions held at Ormiston Venture Academy.

Ormiston Venture Academy

Rollesby Primary School hosted a recent year 2 football tournament against two other schools.

Ormiston Venture Academy

Children and staff at Northgate Primary School had a fantastic day celebrating World Book Day.

Selfie props helped students to get into character for World Book Day at Lynn Grove Academy.

Lynn Grove Academy

More than 100 students at Caister Academy have taken part in the school’s 10th annual dance revue at St George’s Theatre.

The young ones of North Denes Primary School embraced World Book Day with a stunning array of costumes.

Two Gorleston students were given the opportunity to step over the thin blue line and learn about police life at a ‘takeover day’.

Ormiston Venture Academy

Pupils at Ludham Primary School and Nursery have gone to infinity and beyond with their latest school project.

Sixth Form College

The young ones of Bradwell were in good voice as a school hosted its first singing competition.

Year Five pupils from St Nicholas Priory School in Great Yarmouth were given a masterclass in playground design when a visitor from the borough services came to the school earlier this month.

Great Yarmouth Borough

Pupils from Ormiston Venture Academy in Gorleston had the unique opportunity to visit Cambridge University for an introduction to the prestigious Pembroke College of Cambridge University.

Ormiston Venture Academy

Ormiston Herman Academy youngsters took part in Bad Hair Day in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital and raised £280.

Ormiston Herman Academy

Year 5 pupils at St Nicholas Priory School in Great Yarmouth enjoyed a visit to Norwich Castle to learn more about Saxons and Vikings, which is part of their history studies.

Students at Ormiston Venture Academy in Gorleston have been taken on an epic journey across the world, as part of the Google Expeditions programme, which provides virtual reality experiences.

Ormiston Venture Academy

Year 5 pupils at Caister Junior School took part in a competition to design a page in a calendar for safer working on a building site.

Norfolk folk tales and ballads have entranced pupils at schools in the Great Yarmouth area as part of a new Young Norfolk Creative Writing Roadshow.

Cliff Park

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