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Norbury High Science Fair and Physics Challenge

The Norbury High Science Fair and Physics Challenge took place on Thursday 16th and Friday 17th May. The Physics Challenge was open to students from year groups 7-10 at our secondary academy and those who took part were rewarded with house points and certificates. Ms Muzenda, Head of Science at the academy, said: “The atmosphere at the fair was absolutely buzzing with excitement as students eagerly showcased their STEM projects. I was thoroughly impressed by Read more…

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Culture Day 2024 at Norbury High

Culture Day 2024 at Norbury High was another great success. The annual event offers an opportunity for our secondary academy‘s community to celebrate and learn more about its diverse cultures. This year’s festivities featured a cultural dress show with a red catwalk organised by a committee of students. Countries represented included Equador, Germany, Grenada, Jamaica, Moldova, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and Wales with all ticket sale proceeds going to the school’s house charities. Read more…

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Stormzy’s Merky FC HQ: Norbury High Students at Launch

Norbury High students were invited to attend the opening of Stormzy’s Merky FC HQ on 2nd May 2024. The students from our secondary academy, who were accompanied by Miss Barnaby, Mrs St Aubyn-Williams and Miss Omari, received complimentary football kits including boots and personalised T-shirts which they wore during coached drills at the new centre. Following lunch, each was presented with a goodie bag, water bottle and hat. Merky FC HQ is a purpose-built football Read more…

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Norbury High Partners with Hemisphere to Tackle Bias

Norbury High has announced a new partnership with Hemisphere Education. Hemisphere is a training platform that helps disrupt bias and improve racial literacy. It has been developed by Rare, multi-award-winning leaders in race equity in education and employment. Rare’s clients include Cambridge University, the Civil Service Fast Stream, JP Morgan, McKinsey, Oxford University and 95% of the UK’s top law firms. Hemisphere brings a whole-school approach to building belonging. It assists teachers in understanding, safeguarding Read more…

Norbury High Student Victorious in Harlequins Cup Final

Norbury High student Taeanna Hanson-Ellis helped her side clinch victory in the under-16 girls’ rugby final of The Harlequins Cup on Tuesday 23rd April. Taeanna, a year 11 student at our secondary academy, was part of a joint Guildfordians/Streatham and Croydon side that beat a strong Wimbledon/Old Ruts Barbarians XV. Taeanna, who plays for Guildfordians, was involved for the full 80 minutes. The game, which kicked off at 20.00, was a tight one. After 60 Read more…

Lianne La Havas Portrait Raises Thousands for School Choir

Tom Croft, the artist behind Portraits for NHS Heroes, has teamed up with singer-songwriter Lianne La Havas, formerly a student at our secondary academy in Norbury, to help raise funds for the school’s choir. Tom, who received a British Empire Medal for services to the Arts and to Charity during the Covid-19 Response, is a classically trained painter based in Oxford. His body of work includes portraits of David Beckham, Colin Greenwood of Radiohead; Mark Read more…

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Olive Dining: Our New Catering Provider

The trust is delighted to welcome Olive Dining on board as catering partner across our academies. Olive Dining are passionate about providing nutritious and delicious school meals. They use local suppliers with sustainable sources to provide quality ingredients including meat from food standard assured farms. Halal poultry, beef and lamb are provided by suppliers certificated by the Halal Food Authority. Eggs are free range and fish are sustainably sourced. The use of seasonal produce means Read more…

Students at Norbury High School for Girls negotiate a maths escape room challenge for NSPCC Number Day 2024

Number Day at Norbury High

Norbury High celebrated Number Day on Friday 2nd February 2024. The annual nationwide NSPCC fundraiser offers students an opportunity to develop and improve their numeracy skills so has long been a fixture on the academy’s calendar. The Norbury High Maths Department set up a number of events in the run-up to the day itself. All the year 8 students, as well as around 40 year 9 students, took part in a maths ‘escape room’ challenge. The Read more…

Christmas at Kensington Avenue Primary School

Kensington Avenue Primary School has released details of its seasonal schedule in the run-up to Christmas. There’s a host of events planned for students and their families to enjoy including Christmas Jumper Day, which the academy is celebrating on Monday 11th December; the school’s Winter Fair on Thursday 14th December; and nativity performances on Monday 18th December and Tuesday 19th December. Students will enjoy a special Christmas lunch on Wednesday 20th December while the Key Read more…

Norbury High Winter Performance: Tickets On Sale

Tickets are now on sale for Norbury High School for Girls‘ annual Winter Performing Arts Evening which is due to take place on Wednesday 13th December 2023 in the school’s Main Hall. The event showcases talent from the academy’s Performance Faculty which encompasses the drama, music and PE departments. Tickets can be purchased via the Norbury High School for Girls website at a cost of £5 for adults and £3 for students/children (price includes booking Read more…