Young people from West Norfolk are heading to the House of Lords for a very special awards ceremony.
Students from schools in the West Norfolk Academies Trust has been named as a finalist in the National School Awards which is staging the event at the Palace of Westminster on December 1, when the winning trusts will be announced.
The awards recognise education pioneers across the sector and the West Norfolk trust is among the final four in the Multi Academy Trust of the Year category.
“All of us at the trust are really delighted to be in the final four for such a prestigious award. To make it this far is a reflection of the hard work, dedication and commitment of everyone who makes the West Norfolk Academies Trust so successful,” said Executive Headteacher Andy Johnson.
With a total of 11 schools, the trust works in a partnership while ensuring each member retains its unique identity and ethos.
“We work together to ensure the maximum benefit for all students through economies of scale and shared resources. To be recognised as a finalist with other trusts from around the country is an honour,” said Mr Johnson.
The member schools are: Springwood, St Clements, Marshland and Smithdon High Schools. Clenchwarton, West Lynn, Snettisham, Walpole Cross Keys and Gaywood Primary Schools along with Heacham Junior and Infants Schools.