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 at Edward Worlledge Primary School are enjoying the run-up to Christmas and instead of a fairy have chosen the Queen as the star-topper to their tree.

This week Northgate Primary School’s Art Club have been very busy with Mrs Wright and Mrs Harvey making the school’s entry for the annual Christmas Tree Festival at the Minster.

On Friday December 9 Bradwell Tots Friday Group held its annual Christmas party at the Community Centre in Bradwell.

Year 5 pupils at St Nicholas Priory School enjoyed a “sleepover” at school!

Pre-school children in Great Yarmouth and Gorleston rolled up their sleeves and donned chef’s hats for an interactive healthy-eating workshop.

Priory Centre

Children at Reedham school wore spots and bright colours on the Children in Need day and raised £109 by taking in pennies and seeing how many times they could cover Pudsey with the small change.

Edward Worlledge Primary School’s year 5 children were invited to attend a PE lesson with a difference last week!

Edward Worlledge Primary School

Children from Great Yarmouth schools got the festive season off to a start with two carol concerts in the atmospheric Hippodrome.

Trafalgar College

Award-winning and best selling author, Billy Bob Buttons, visited Edward Worlledge Primary School in Great Yarmouth last week to talk to the children in upper school about creative writing ... and how to get started.

Edward Worlledge Primary School

Hark the Herald Angels Sing! Pictured are members of the Ormiston Herman Academy key stage 1 choir, who performed at Great Yarmouth Minster last week as part of the Sounds 4 Christmas concert.

High-achieving students from Ormiston Venture Academy visited Cambridge University to get an insight into life there.

Ormiston Venture Academy

Pupils and teachers from Northgate Primary School are celebrating after receiving new equipment from the Sainsbury’s Active Kids programme.


Children from Freethorpe Primary and Nursery school along with parents, carers and other family members took part in a Race for Life fun run at the school.

Being guilty of stealing a chicken and receiving a prison sentence with hard labour was dished out to the Edward Worlledge Primary school’s year 5 children last week!

Pupils and staff at Ormiston Herman Academy are recording a Christmas CD.

Pupils at Caister Junior School were treated to a very exciting photograph opportunity.

Children, families and staff at Wroughton Junior School collected filled a massive 75 shoeboxes for the Christmas Child Shoe Box appeal.

If you were in Northgate Primary School, Great Yarmouth this week, you would have seen the Red Watch Fire Crew visiting Year 2 pupils.


The children at Ormiston Herman Academy have been very busy filling shoeboxes up with toys, games and other items.

Edward Worlledge Primary School’s Year 3 classes had the project gauntlet thrown down and were asked to recreate a Stone Age village in collaboration with their termly project.

Edward Worlledge Primary School

Students at Great Yarmouth’s new high school have held their first awards’ assembly - with an awards programme they helped devise.

Trafalgar College

The young ones from Sara and Jenny’s Childminding Services enjoyed a Diwali extravaganza during the half term holiday joining in with the five day festival of light celebrated by Hindus.

Never fearful of undertaking any challenge handed to them, the Year 4 classes at Edward Worlledge Primary school were asked to create, as part of their home project, an example of the Roman period.

A giant egg-shaped, scorched object is puzzling the Young Ones as Cliff Park Junior School in Gorleston since is appeared in the grounds early Monday morning this week.

Cliff Park

This impressive picture shows the heights some people will go to to feature in our young ones section!


Cobholm and Lichfield Childcare Centre staff, parents and carers have over the past few weeks donated food items and toiletries to Alan Smith, community manager on behalf of the Salvation Army for their Harvest Festival.

Salvation Army

Cliff Park boat-builders win competition

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Budding engineers from Cliff Park Ormiston Academy were recently crowned winners in a two-day boat building competition at Oulton Broad.

Cliff Park

Shine has had lots of fun over the last few weeks and is now getting ready for a spooky Halloween half term.

Enterprising students at Flegg High School have been busy baking and fundraising for Macmillan Cancer, raising £90.

Flegg High School

On Tuesday, October 11, Northgate Primary School entered a young ones team into the Premier Sport Football Tournament at Caister Junior School.

Children presented their views of harvest to their families, standing by the display of generous gifts of food sent in for Alderman Swindell’s Harvest Festival.

The Young Ones: Hillside Primary School Council had the opportunity to visit Great Yarmouth Town Hall to meet the Mayor and learn about the role of borough councillors.

Cllr Trevor Wainwright

Year 5 of Caister Junior School visited West Stow as part of their humanities study of Anglo Saxons.

Year 4 at Caister Junior School visited Bewilderwood, for a second year running, as part of their study of habitats.

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