Archbishop Sancroft High school to celebrate 50th anniversary

Archbishop Sancroft High School, Harleston

Archbishop Sancroft High School, Harleston - Credit: Nick Butcher

A south Norfolk school is celebrating its 50th anniversary which will see old staff and students return.

Archbishop Sancroft High School in Harleston was officially opened in 1966,

To mark the special occasion the school, on Wilderness Lane, will be holding an evening of celebration on Friday, June 24.

It will take place from 6.30pm to 9pm and includes guided tours of the school, history displays and a barbecue. Richard Cranmer, headteacher, said it will be nice to talk to those returning about the changes that have taken place over the years.

He said: 'It is the only high school in the town so we have a lot of students whose parents are ex students.

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'We want people to enjoy being back together. A school is about the people who are in it and the memories are created by the people in the school and who have passed through it.

'It will be a fantastic evening.'

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