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The Norwood School

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Performing and Visual Arts College

Creating Success Together

Welcome to the Norwood School

Welcome to our school.

 

We are immensely proud to have been part of Norwood School’s recent journey and transformation. We have overseen significant change and are even more proud and excited to be given the opportunity to shape the school’s future in our role as co-headteachers.

 

Norwood’s successes are demonstrated in our students outstanding achievements. We are a child centred community and place at its heart positive relationships, exciting opportunities and an engaging curriculum.

 

We are extremely ambitious for our students. Norwood consistently achieves excellent academic outcomes regardless of student starting points. Our thoughtful, well planned and personalised approach to learning and its focus on the individual, enables our school to be a happy, vibrant and stimulating environment for students and staff. We are relentlessly optimistic and positive and never has that been more important than in current times.

 

We dedicate ourselves to making learning exciting, inspiring and engaging. Our curriculum is broad and bespoke with a commitment to diversity and personalisation. We have high academic expectations and ambitions for our young people and also recognise the importance of an extracurricular offer that gives opportunities to experiment, try new things and develop themselves beyond the classroom.

 

Our specialism in performing and visual arts enhances our teaching and curriculum. It enables students to develop their unique talents and harness their creativity in whatever field this may be. We develop the whole child, ensuring that when they move on to the next stage of their education they will do so as inquisitive, thoughtful, well-rounded individuals ready for all the world has to offer.

 

Visitors to our school frequently comment on its warmth, vibrancy and sense of community. We are proud to be a school of choice in our local community and value the diverse experiences of those within it. We welcome you to our school and hope that you get to experience in person what a great place it is to be part of.

 

Co-Headteachers - Richard Cole and Niki Clemenger

 

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    Jun 23

    Don't Forget to come to the Visual Arts Exhibitions

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    Jun 16

    Next Year's Ski Trip - booking soon!

    Advanced Notice! Next Year's Ski trip will be advertised to the students at the end of this week. Please see the presentation...

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    Jun 15

    Message from the Metropolitan Police

    Please see attachment below.  

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    Jun 08

    Timings of the School Day

    Following on from our consultation, please read the letter sent to families about the slight changes to our school day.

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    May 27

    Thank a Teacher Day

    Thank you to all the students and families for the kind messages that have been sent on Thank a Teacher Day! Happy half term ev...

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    May 09

    Norwood Gardening Club

    The Norwood School Gardening Club has been doing its first session with our new school gardener Beatrice Dandy.  This project...

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    Apr 01

    Thank you

    Thanks to everyone for their generous contributions to our Ukraine appeal today. So fun to see how many staff and students made th...

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    Apr 01

    Exceptional Basketball Success

    This week has been an exceptional week for the Norwood Basketball Academy. Starting with our trip to Manchester, being the only Sc...

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    Mar 31

    Netball update

    Amazing Tournament   Monday 28th March.  We held the biggest tournament this year with welcoming 9 schools to No...

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    Mar 23

    British Sign Language Bill - Student Action

    A wonderfully inspiring email from the parent of Mia in Yr 9.... Hello, Thank you for letting Mia attend the BSL rally last...

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    Mar 23

    Own Clothes Day

    Friday April 1st, will be an 'own clothes day'. We will be asking all students, including Sixth Form, to contrib...

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    Mar 22

    Netball Success

    Great message from Ms Howell today - 'Just thought I’d share an amazing success from the year 8 girls yesterday, who pow...

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A performing and visual arts college

At the forefront of innovative performing and visual arts education, both locally and nationally.

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  • “At the forefront of innovative performing and visual arts education, both locally and nationally.”
  • “We aim to develop a passion for the Arts and to serve as a vibrant centre of excellence for creative and artistic expression, sharing leading practice with other schools and the local community.”