Art and Design: Derek’s experiences with Norwich Art School

Derek studied at the Art School from 1948-51 before having a highly successful career in the shoe industry, now retired and a keen amateur artist he looks back with fond memories of those years!

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Sam Claflin, COLL

Talented students who’ve gone on to be a hit in the entertainment world – both on and off-stage

City College Norwich is well known for nurturing ambitious, creative and talented students. But did you know that among our former students is a Hollywood actor, a songwriter, DJ and producer with a UK number 1 and a Casting Director for leading West End shows?

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Media Learning Company

Art, Design and Media: Evie and Will’s Stories

Here’s two lovely short stories from Evie and Will who studied at City College Norwich in recent years. Both have fond memories of their time at College and recall inspiring teachers and having lots of fun with friends.

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Cassandra Townsend

Textiles: Cassandra’s Story

Cassandra Townsend first entered City College Norwich in floods of tears on AS results day, thinking that her life was over after failing her exams. However, she left feeling enlightened after having spoken to a staff member and realising that, in fact, she had several options to choose from with regards to her future.

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Andy Reeve Self Portrait

Art and Design: Andy’s Story

Andy Reeve studied an Access to Higher Education course in Art and Design at City College Norwich 2007-2009. Here, in his own words, Andy shares his story of how City College Norwich offered him an opportunity to achieve his ambitions which resulted in him going to university and being awarded the Vernon Crowther Prize for Painting!

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