Berlin – 2019

Posted on 13 Feb 2019
40 Sixth Form students and 4 staff from the History Department departed Thorpe St Andrew School and Sixth Form at 01:20 on the morning of Tuesday 5 February for a residential trip to Berlin, Germany. Recap their journey and experiences from the week with our student travel blog. After a smooth journey down to London Heathrow by executive coach, we had breakfast before boarding our British Airways flight to Berlin. The flight was equally smooth and we arrived in Berlin ahead of schedule to cloudy

Interview with Margaret Atwood

Posted on 07 Dec 2018
We are excited to present the full interview with The Handmaid’s Tale’s writer Margaret Atwood conducted by our Young Ambassadors earlier in the year. The interview covers everything from how Margaret started writing, why her novels tackle such challenging subjects and her top five tips for new writers. This is the link to the full interview with the writer Margaret Atwood.


Posted on 22 Nov 2018
On Wednesday 4 November, Year 12 students had a visit from the Norfolk Emergency Response Unit to demonstrate their ‘#IMPACT’ campaign, to keep young drivers safe and advise them to be cautious when driving.  It is an important time for the Year 12 students as many of them are preparing to drive, take lessons and some even pass their tests.  Students were first taken into the hall to have a short presentation from PC Harmen about the ‘Fatal 4’.  This talk educated the students about the potentia

Day of the Dead

Posted on 12 Nov 2018
Year 8 students have been learning about the Day of the Dead (El día de los muertos) in Spanish lessons. El día de los muertos is a Mexican holiday when families and friends gather together to pray for and remember those who have died, and help support their spiritual journey. A Year 8 student spent her weekend crafting an amazing cake similar to the sugar skull that is the most familiar symbol of the Day of the Dead.