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.

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.

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

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.

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