School aims for minibus cash

It was five years ago on Friday that a Norfolk special school moved into its new premises.And with the school going from strength to strength, it is now aiming to raise cash for a new minibus to take the students away on school trips.

It was five years ago on Friday that a Norfolk special school moved into its new premises.

And with the school going from strength to strength, it is now aiming to raise cash for a new minibus to take the students away on school trips.

Woodfields School in Sheringham needs to find £15,000 to buy a brand-new minibus that will give children the opportunity to go on residential trips.

It is especially important for the Woodfields pupils as they do not have the same opportunities as other children to go to friends for sleepovers, said headteacher Diane Whitham.


You may also want to watch:


She said that the students were hoping to do their Duke of Edinburgh Award and it was vital for the children to put what they have learnt in school into an everyday situation.

The campaign is being launched as the school celebrates its fifth year in the state-of-the-art premises in Sheringham.

Most Read

Catering for pupils aged from two to 19 with severe or complex learning difficulties, the school was recognised in March for by an Ofsted report as being “outstanding”.

Pictured is Woodfields pupil William Stanbury

To donate to the minibus campaign

contact denbumfrey

@btinternet.com or call 01263 820520.

Picture: COLINFINCH

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus