29 March 2018
Catch22 include Norfolk celebrated the launch on their new school site on the 28th March with an open day that was attended by local charities, volunteer groups, businesses, and representatives from the local authority and the police force. The school provides alternative education for forty young people aged 11-16 who require additional behavioural, emotional or medical support. include Norfolk has worked with hundreds of students in the Norfolk area, supporting their academic and pastoral development until they are able move back into a mainstream school. Across the county, Catch22 include Norfolk supports 92 students in Norwich, Great Yarmouth, and King’s Lynn.
Philip Hinchliffe, Catch22 include Norfolk Head Teacher said:
‘After nearly a year of hard work and an incredible amount of patience from staff and students, our new school site in Norwich was officially opened on 28 March. The open day was important so that agencies and partners we work with could come into the school and talk to the young people in their own setting. It was extremely positive for our learners and their self-confidence, they visibly enjoyed the experience.’
The new school brings together students and teachers who were previously split across three separate sites in Norwich and it is working to embed itself in to the area and build strong links with the wider community. Catch22 include Norfolk will be holding additional open days for the community and is looking for partnerships with local businesses, charities, and volunteer groups that are able to support the school and young people.
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