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School Plan And Directions To Other Schools
If your child is attending sports matches or events at other schools, you may find the following address details and links to Google maps of use:
|Town Close (Main Field Entrance), Newmarket Road, Norwich, NR2 2NJ||Map|
|Town Close (Fairfield), Fairfield lodge, Norwich, NR2 2NE||Map|
|Town Close (Astro Turf), Goals Soccer Centre, Hall Road, Norwich, NR1 2SE||Map|
|Barnardiston Hall Preparatory School, Barnardiston, Nr Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 7TG||Map|
|Beeston Hall School, West Runton, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9NQ||Map|
|Brandeston Hall, Brandeston, Suffolk, IP13 7AH||Map|
|Culford Preparatory School, Culford, Bury St Edmunds, IP28 6TX||Map|
|Dereham Hockey Club, Honeysuckle Drive, Greenfield Road, Dereham, NR20 3TE||Map|
|Glebe House School, 2 Cromer Road, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 6HW||Map|
|Gresham’s Preparatory School, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6EY||Map|
|Harleston Magpies Hockey Club, Shotford Heath, Weybread, Diss, Norfolk, IP21 5UF||Map|
|Hethersett Old Hall School, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 3DW||Map|
|Langley School, Langley Park, Loddon, Norfolk, NR14 6BJ||Map|
|Lime Tree Rd, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 2NQ||Map|
|Norwich School, 70 The Close, Norwich, NR1 4DD||Map|
|Norwich RFC, Beeston Hyrne/North Walsham Rd, Beeston, Norwich, NR12 7BW||Map|
|Old Buckenham Hall, Brettenham Park, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP7 7PH||Map|
|Orwell Park School, Nacton, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP10 0ER||Map|
|Saint Felix School, Southwold, Suffolk, IP18 6SD||Map|
|Taverham Hall School, Norwich, NR8 6HU||Map|
|The Abbey, Church Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1DS||Map|
|Thetford Grammar School, Bridge Street, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 3AF||Map|
|University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ||Map|
|Wymondham College, Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18 9SZ||Map|
Our activities programme is available to all boarders and day children and is included within our school fees*. The junior activities (Y3-5) run from 5pm-5.45pm and seniors (Y6-8) begin their activities after supper from 6.15pm-7.15pm.
We are an ‘outdoorsy’ school in a beautiful coastal location, so we naturally introduce every child to the widest possible range of outdoor activity and experience. Through fun, practical exploration, children develop their knowledge, confidence and appreciation of the natural world, taking part in a broad spectrum of physical, creative and rewarding activities together. Whether it’s camp fire cooking, astronomy, animation club, kayaking or cribbage, the programme is designed to ensure there is something for everyone.
‘Dining a la de Falbes’ – The concept is simple: A small team of Year 8 boarders, on a rota basis, arrive on the Headmaster’s doorstep once a term to cook a three course meal of their choice for the de Falbes plus two other members of staff. Happy chat and laughter fills the rather warm kitchen and the results, considering some of the boys and girls say they have never cooked before, are extraordinarily delicious.
Even younger chefs have a go! During Junior Activities children take it in turns to cook once a week in Mrs de Falbe’s home kitchen, feasting on Butterfly Cakes, Cheese Straws and Muffin Pizza.
The Dance programme include Ballet and Scottish Reels Dancing which ends with a Scottish Reels evening for parents, staff and children, with many regaled in Scottish ‘uniform’, dancing to the likes of ‘Strip the Willow’, the ‘Eightsome Reel’ and ‘Duke of Perth’.
*There are one or two after-school activities using external coaches which incur a separate fee. These will always be clearly marked for you in activity descriptions and during the sign up process.
DID YOU KNOW?
Being located so close to the sea, lots of children are keen sailors and Beeston has its own fleet of ‘Toppers’ for the children to sail at Wroxham Broads.