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It was a multi-cultural themed week in schools around Norfolk. Picture: Boudica Schools Trust/Norwic

It was a multi-cultural themed week in schools around Norfolk. Picture: Boudica Schools Trust/Norwich Primary Academy/Norwich School/Hannah Hutchins - Credit: Boudica Schools Trust/Norwich Primary Academy/Norwich School/Hannah Hutchins

Some of Norfolk's schools have had a multi-cultural week with Chinese New Year celebrations and fundraising for relief work in Australia.

Norwich School celebrated the Chinese New Year with a pupil led assembly in Norwich Cathedral. Pictu

Norwich School celebrated the Chinese New Year with a pupil led assembly in Norwich Cathedral. Picture: Norwich School - Credit: Norwich School/Hannah Hutchins

Chinese New Year was celebrated at Norwich School with schools from their Swire foundation scheme. The day was kicked off with a Chinese New Year assembly, led by pupils, in Norwich Cathedral which included a special performance from Bristol-based indie band Transition who sing in Mandarin. The Cathedral was dressed for the occasion, with Chinese lanterns hung along the aisles, with lions and dragons entering the Cathedral to Chinese drumming. Norwich School pupil, May Maclennan, told the Chinese New Year Story, in Mandarin, with Sixth Form pupil, Jacky Chan, translating. The lions and dragons weaved through the aisles on their departure, with fortune cookies and stickers being handed out to all pupils as they left the Cathedral.

Following this, in the Blake Studio, 165 pupils from schools across Norfolk, aged between Year 3 and Sixth Form, had the opportunity to try traditional Chinese paper folding and cutting, calligraphy, fan painting, Chinese tea tasting and Chinese games such as 'Diablo'. Broadland High School pupils told the story of the Chinese New Year to all the visiting students ands Transition throughout gave workshops to all pupils in smaller groups.

Norwich Primary Academy also celebrated the Chinese New Year with an assembly. Year 1 children had been making Chinese dragons for the past two weeks whilst also practicing their reading and public speaking skills. Some pupils drummed the Chinese dragons into the hall and everyone had created masks to celebrate the Year of the Rat.

Norwich School celebrated the Chinese New Year with a pupil led assembly in Norwich Cathedral. Pictu

Norwich School celebrated the Chinese New Year with a pupil led assembly in Norwich Cathedral. Picture: Norwich School - Credit: Norwich School/Hannah Hutchins

Schools across the Boudica Schools Trust took part in an Australia Fundraising Day to raise awareness of the bush fires and raise funds to support the relief work. A video sent from Australia to Stalham Academy, from Lieutenant Commander Nick Grimmer, a flight commander in the Royal Navy who is currently flying helicopters as part of the relief work was shown in a whole school assembly. The day at the various schools included numerous activities including a talk from an Australian foster parent about the country, watching the news and various videos which was followed by a discussion, debating global warming and selling cakes and hair bows.

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A number of schools across the Boudica Schools Trust spent the day learning about and raising money

A number of schools across the Boudica Schools Trust spent the day learning about and raising money for Australian communities affected by the bush fires. Picture: Boudica Schools Trust - Credit: Boudica Schools Trust

A number of schools across the Boudica Schools Trust spent the day learning about and raising money

A number of schools across the Boudica Schools Trust spent the day learning about and raising money for Australian communities affected by the bush fires. Picture: Boudica Schools Trust - Credit: Boudica Schools Trust

A number of schools across the Boudica Schools Trust spent the day learning about and raising money

A number of schools across the Boudica Schools Trust spent the day learning about and raising money for Australian communities affected by the bush fires. Picture: Boudica Schools Trust - Credit: Boudica Schools Trust

A number of schools across the Boudica Schools Trust spent the day learning about and raising money

A number of schools across the Boudica Schools Trust spent the day learning about and raising money for Australian communities affected by the bush fires. Picture: Boudica Schools Trust - Credit: Boudica Schools Trust

A number of schools across the Boudica Schools Trust spent the day learning about and raising money

A number of schools across the Boudica Schools Trust spent the day learning about and raising money for Australian communities affected by the bush fires. Picture: Boudica Schools Trust - Credit: Boudica Schools Trust

A number of schools across the Boudica Schools Trust spent the day learning about and raising money

A number of schools across the Boudica Schools Trust spent the day learning about and raising money for Australian communities affected by the bush fires. Picture: Boudica Schools Trust - Credit: Boudica Schools Trust

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Year 8 pupils from Caister Academy attended a Science Fair at the John Innes Centre. Pupils extracte

Year 8 pupils from Caister Academy attended a Science Fair at the John Innes Centre. Pupils extracted their own DNA, made hand cream as well as attend lectures and visit science based stalls. Picture: Caister Academy - Credit: Caister Academy

Year 8 pupils from Caister Academy attended a Science Fair at the John Innes Centre. Pupils extracte

Year 8 pupils from Caister Academy attended a Science Fair at the John Innes Centre. Pupils extracted their own DNA, made hand cream as well as attend lectures and visit science based stalls. Picture: Caister Academy - Credit: Caister Academy

Year 8 pupils from Caister Academy attended a Science Fair at the John Innes Centre. Pupils extracte

Year 8 pupils from Caister Academy attended a Science Fair at the John Innes Centre. Pupils extracted their own DNA, made hand cream as well as attend lectures and visit science based stalls. Picture: Caister Academy - Credit: Caister Academy

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Scores of schools competed in the Norfolk Schools' Cross Country Finals, hosted by Langley School. C

Scores of schools competed in the Norfolk Schools' Cross Country Finals, hosted by Langley School. Congratulations to Langley's Grace F in Year 11 for qualifying for the next round. Picture: Langley School - Credit: Langley School

Scores of schools competed in the Norfolk Schools' Cross Country Finals, hosted by Langley School. C

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Students on the Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design course at Paston College organised a charity run a

Students on the Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design course at Paston College organised a charity run and raised £95 for children’s cancer charity My Shining Star. Picture: Ellen Tarrier - Credit: Ellen Tarrier

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Wishbech Grammar Prep School's Mental Health and Wellbeing Awareness Day saw children learn about and participate in activities to keep themselves physically and mentally healthy. Picture: Wisbech Grammar School - Credit: Wisbech Grammar School

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Wishbech Grammar Prep School's Mental Health and Wellbeing Awareness Day saw children learn about and participate in activities to keep themselves physically and mentally healthy. Picture: Wisbech Grammar School - Credit: Wisbech Grammar School

Wishbech Grammar Prep School's Mental Health and Wellbeing Awareness Day saw children learn about an

Wishbech Grammar Prep School's Mental Health and Wellbeing Awareness Day saw children learn about and participate in activities to keep themselves physically and mentally healthy. Picture: Wisbech Grammar School - Credit: Wisbech Grammar School

Wishbech Grammar Prep School's Mental Health and Wellbeing Awareness Day saw children learn about an

Wishbech Grammar Prep School's Mental Health and Wellbeing Awareness Day saw children learn about and participate in activities to keep themselves physically and mentally healthy. Picture: Wisbech Grammar School - Credit: Wisbech Grammar School

Wishbech Grammar Prep School's Mental Health and Wellbeing Awareness Day saw children learn about an

Wishbech Grammar Prep School's Mental Health and Wellbeing Awareness Day saw children learn about and participate in activities to keep themselves physically and mentally healthy. Picture: Wisbech Grammar School - Credit: Wisbech Grammar School

Wishbech Grammar Prep School's Mental Health and Wellbeing Awareness Day saw children learn about an

Wishbech Grammar Prep School's Mental Health and Wellbeing Awareness Day saw children learn about and participate in activities to keep themselves physically and mentally healthy. Picture: Wisbech Grammar School - Credit: Wisbech Grammar School

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Ten Year 13 A Level Maths students at City of Norwich School took part in Ritangle an engaging multi-part maths competition. Picture: Ormiston Academy Trust - Credit: Ormiston Academy Trust

Ten Year 13 A Level Maths students at City of Norwich School took part in Ritangle an engaging multi

Ten Year 13 A Level Maths students at City of Norwich School took part in Ritangle an engaging multi-part maths competition. Picture: Ormiston Academy Trust - Credit: Ormiston Academy Trust

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Ten Year 13 A Level Maths students at City of Norwich School took part in Ritangle an engaging multi-part maths competition. Picture: Ormiston Academy Trust - Credit: Ormiston Academy Trust

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Year 6 pupils at Langley Prep have been exploring the work by Claude Monet and creating their own impressions of his work. Picture: Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall - Credit: Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall

Year 6 pupils at Langley Prep have been exploring the work by Claude Monet and creating their own im

Year 6 pupils at Langley Prep have been exploring the work by Claude Monet and creating their own impressions of his work. Picture: Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall - Credit: Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall

Students at Lodge Lane Infant School celebrate a Good rating following Ofsted's inspection in Novemb

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Norwich School celebrated the Chinese New Year with a pupil led assembly in Norwich Cathedral. Pictu

Norwich School celebrated the Chinese New Year with a pupil led assembly in Norwich Cathedral. Picture: Norwich School - Credit: Norwich School/Hannah Hutchins

Norwich School celebrated the Chinese New Year with a pupil led assembly in Norwich Cathedral. Pictu

Norwich School celebrated the Chinese New Year with a pupil led assembly in Norwich Cathedral. Picture: Norwich School - Credit: Norwich School/Hannah Hutchins

Norwich School celebrated the Chinese New Year with a pupil led assembly in Norwich Cathedral. Pictu

Norwich School celebrated the Chinese New Year with a pupil led assembly in Norwich Cathedral. Picture: Norwich School - Credit: Norwich School/Hannah Hutchins

Norwich School celebrated the Chinese New Year with a pupil led assembly in Norwich Cathedral. Pictu

Norwich School celebrated the Chinese New Year with a pupil led assembly in Norwich Cathedral. Picture: Norwich School - Credit: Norwich School/Hannah Hutchins

Norwich School celebrated the Chinese New Year with a pupil led assembly in Norwich Cathedral. Pictu

Norwich School celebrated the Chinese New Year with a pupil led assembly in Norwich Cathedral. Picture: Norwich School - Credit: Norwich School/Hannah Hutchins

Norwich School celebrated the Chinese New Year with a pupil led assembly in Norwich Cathedral. Pictu

Norwich School celebrated the Chinese New Year with a pupil led assembly in Norwich Cathedral. Picture: Norwich School - Credit: Norwich School/Hannah Hutchins

Town Close School's Year 4 cast of Porridge performed to family and friends. Picture: Town Close Sch

Town Close School's Year 4 cast of Porridge performed to family and friends. Picture: Town Close School - Credit: Town Close School

Town Close School's Year 4 cast of Porridge performed to family and friends. Picture: Town Close Sch

Town Close School's Year 4 cast of Porridge performed to family and friends. Picture: Town Close School - Credit: Town Close School

Town Close School's Year 4 cast of Porridge performed to family and friends. Picture: Town Close Sch

Town Close School's Year 4 cast of Porridge performed to family and friends. Picture: Town Close School - Credit: Town Close School

Town Close School's Year 4 cast of Porridge performed to family and friends. Picture: Town Close Sch

Town Close School's Year 4 cast of Porridge performed to family and friends. Picture: Town Close School - Credit: Town Close School


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