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The GCSE and BTEC achievements of more than 100 pupils were celebrated on Thursday 30th November at Wayland Academy Norfolk’s annual Achievement Evening.

Please click here to read an important update for parents on the progress we have made on Safeguarding and attendance which follows an 

Over the past 4 months, 152 students from the Transforming Education Norfolk group have working together on a project titled Ten Out of TEN, a project unique in it's design in that it was not only created for students, but also created by students. 

This week we have been celebrating School Diversity Week #SDW17 at Wayland Academy

The Effects of Racism

On the 15th June Unity in diversity delivered a superb workshop to Year 9 students on The Effects of Racism. The workshop included, an exercise based on Jane Elliot’s, “A Class Divided” and a series of monologues featuring a young boy who has been the victim of racism and bullying.

On the 4th July Saltmine Theatre Company delivered a production and Q&A session that explored the process and effects of radicalisation and of extremism, both far right wing extremism and al Qaida narrative inspired extremism.

The narrative was:

Students at Wayland Academy Norfolk were transported from their classrooms back in time and to far-flung places as they experienced immersive, virtual reality trips with Google Expeditions.

The introduction of the Accelerated Reader programme at Wayland Academy Norfolk has seen students’ reading take off: since September, students have read a staggering 42 million words between them, with 5 students having surpassed a million words each.

The Safer Schools Partnership Team have their own area On the Norfolk Constabulary web site, which we encourage all parents to visit.  The pages detail their aims, the key messages delivered and the list of Officers alongside the schools they are aligned to.

The academy is pleased to announce that after a break of a few years we are once again going to be offering this amazing scheme to pupils.  The scheme helps develop young people in lots of ways and many employers look favourably upon candidates who have one or more levels of the award as the awar

Well done to our Year 10 and 11 students who were interviewed for ITV Anglia News.  Reporter Malcolm Robertson asked the students about their hopes and aspirations, as well as their concerns, for the future.

"This is certainly a first for our Shout Out's- an animal! She's not the only one this is for because Sue Kay is also included.

Wayland Academy Accelerated Reader Scheme

The Accelerated Reader scheme continues to go from strength to strength with students reading over 18 million words since September!

We will be holding a “Success at GCSE Evening" for parents of Year 9 and Year 10 students who are now starting their GCSE courses on Thursday 22nd September 2016.

This year’s results are the best ever for Wayland Academy Norfolk.  Huge credit must go to all of our students on their hard work and achievements and also to our excellent teachers who have supported them so well in preparing for GCSEs.  We have set high expectations, pushing every single st

Welcome to the new and improved Wayland Academy website.

Year 11 students from Wayland Academy Norfolk were given a break from revision on Friday 13th May when the academy hosted a Pets As Therapy (PAT) Club which saw 10 dogs and their volunteer owners help students to relax ahead of their upcoming GCSE exams.

Over the last 18 months a cocker spaniel named Dora has become a valued part of the school community at Wayland Academy Norfolk, helping students to improve their reading confidence as a weekly reading companion through the Pets As Therapy Read2Dogs programme. 

Dora helps build reading confidence

A group of students from Wayland Academy Norfolk have increased their reading confidence thanks, in large part, to their unusual reading companion – Dora, a 4 year old cocker spaniel, who visits us each week as part of the Read2Dogs programme run by the charity

We have a winner

Congratulations to Sammy from Parkers on winning the Kindle e-reader in the prize draw at our Year 5 and Year 6 Open Evening.

Mighty Oakus goes for £3400 at auction!

After a scorching summer full of fiery fun the GoGoDragons! said goodbye to our fine city by raising £369,500 for children’s charity Break. As an academy we raised over £8500 for Break and we are very proud of the staff and students that supported the campaign.

Wayland Academy receive top award for quality

Wayland Academy has been recognised for the impressive work it has been doing to improve progress in English and maths of students who were felt to be vulnerable to under-achievement. 

Wayland Academy Norfolk students learn about road safety for a day

Another huge victory for Boudicca House in both Junior and Senior events, along with a first Sixth Form competition made this years' Sports Day a fantastic way to end the term!

See some of the action in the video on the right.

Wayland awarded Achievement for All quality mark

Wayland Academy has been awarded the Achievement for All Quality Mark! Congratulations to you all on reaching this national standard!

Thank you for all of the support from students and staff. Mr Harder and Mr Allott successful completed the Break fundraising Firewalk.

Congratulations Dylan, a Camouflaged Learning winner

Having taken part in a series on team and individual technical challenges throughout Year 9 Dylan accumulated the highest number of points.

Results Continue to Improve at WAN

Congratulations to the students of Wayland Academy on their results for 2014. This year we had some exceptional results and some real high flyers.