North Walsham

Celebration of head teacher’s life in North Walsham

Just Regional
Jan 13, 2016 2 mins read

A celebration of the life of North Walsham High School head teacher Caroline Brooker, who died on New Year’s Eve, is to take place on Wednesday, January 20, at 7pm in St Nicholas’ Church in the town – and all who knew her are invited to attend.

The event, which will be attended by her family, will include readings and performances by students, former students and staff at the school. Included in the line-up is a band made up of former NWHS students; Into The Crowd, a singing trio of current students; and the NWHS staff band, which is reforming to perform a number of songs which Mrs Brooker particularly enjoyed.

Acting head teacher Ian Winter said: “Caroline loved to see live performances, and always encouraged anyone who was prepared to get up and do their thing – often joining in with songs. So we thought this would be the perfect way to celebrate her life, and everything she did both for the school and the wider community of North Walsham.

“Many local people have already left tributes to Caroline online, and we would be delighted to welcome anyone who wanted to come and join us in celebrating what she did for the town and surrounding area. We are extremely grateful to the Rev Paul Cubitt, vicar at St Nicholas, who has kindly offered the use of the church.”

A special web page has been set up for people to leave online tributes.  This can be found at:

Caroline Brooker web1

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