2016 was a year of celebration of all that City College Norwich has meant to students, staff and the wider community over the last 125 years. We’ve loved hearing your stories and memories. Here’s a brief look back at our
City College Norwich has always worked very closely with the local business community in order to meet the skills needed for the local economy. However it was not until 1936, some 35 years into our history, that the subject of business itself become firmly established as a key part of the curriculum. It has remained so ever since. Here are a few highlights from the last 90 years of business and retail at CCN.
All of us have reasons to be grateful for the amazing dedication and skills of those working in the health and caring professions. It is an area of training that City College Norwich is proud to have been involved in
A tale of the current principal from her earlier working years as a plumbing lecturer to her current position as told by two students who interviewed Corrienne to find out all her memories.
Sports have always been an active part of college life but it is only the last 30 years with changes in social attitudes to health and leisure that Sport has become a mainstream curriculum.
Ever since its beginnings in 1891, inclusive learning has been at the heart of City Colleges remit with principles of inclusion and of widening educational opportunity to all. Initially this could be seen with new opportunities being created for young people from working class backgrounds, for women, and for adults looking to retrain and gain new skills in response to changing patterns of industry/employment and growing social mobility. In the latter part of the 20th Century, society was changing and saw individuals with learning difficulties and/or disabilities (LDD) became part of this picture of inclusive education at the college.
Former A Level student Josée Tisdale has had quite a journey with us, from being one of the first City Academy Norwich students to attend the college, representing students as Further Education officer, achieving her A Levels and going on to a degree in Special Educational Needs at the University of St Mark and St John Plymouth (‘Marjon’) – before coming back to the college as a CSS.
A new school for technical education
City College Norwich can trace its origins to 13th November 1891, when a school for technical school education was opened on St George’s Bridge Street by the Mayor of Norwich.
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Origins: Norwich’s first school for technical education
City College Norwich’s history can be traced back to 1891, and its development over the past 125 years reflects the huge changes that have taken place both in education and in society as