Category Archives: Schools

Creative Writing Winners Announced

We were so impressed by the standard of entries to our WW1 themed creative writing competition that we chose a winner from two age categories. ‘Love at First Shell’, written by Hope Owen Mcnair, in Year 6 at Fairhaven Primary School, wrote … Continue reading

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Introducing our new 6 month event booklet

For the first time we’ve produced an event booklet for the next 6 months! To view and download it, click this link: NRO Events Programme Jan-Jun 2015. 

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Peterhouse Primary School find out about local First World War soldiers

Last week Year 6 pupils from Peterhouse Primary School visited us for a session looking at local soldiers in the First World War. We started the session with a general introduction to archives by playing the indenture game. Next the … Continue reading

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Great Yarmouth Heritage Schools

Last Thursday, primary and secondary teachers from 7 schools in the Great Yarmouth area visited the Norfolk Record Office as part of the Heritage Schools programme which aims to ensure school children develop an understanding of their local heritage and its significance. … Continue reading

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Dragons’ Den at Hellesdon High School

Last month the Education and Outreach team went to Hellesdon High School to spend two days giving Industry Workshops to the Year 8 students (age 12-13 years), alongside our colleagues from Norfolk Museum Service.

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Discovering First World War heroes in West Raynham

This morning I visited West Raynham Primary School to work with year 3/4 pupils looking at the history of their village and some of the villager’s involvement in the First World War. In order to find out about trades, businesses … Continue reading

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