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Parents are impressed by the way that the curriculum is woven through so many different activities. One said, ’They learn about the First World War by getting actors in to dig out trenches. Then they had the history lesson in a trench. It doesn't get any more immersive than that.’ Yearly day trip to Hunstanton. ‘The whole school goes, the cooks, everybody. They go on buses and have fish and chips on the beach...

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Since 2007, Robin Lee. He greets us in reception with a friendly smile, comfortably dressed in a bright blue jumper and khaki chinos. Married with six daughters - five of them teachers, or in teacher training, which leads to some lively family conversations. ‘My career plan was always a nice university department by the sea; that’s what I wanted, to teach teachers. I like boats, you see,’ he says. Life didn’t turn out like that. He trained as a geography and PE teacher, taught in several SEBD schools and spent 15 years as head at the Grange Therapeutic School before buying the site for Wilds Lodge in 2006 to start his own school. Former Ofsted inspector and sets high standards — since the school opened in 2007, all three Ofsted reports have been outstanding.<br...

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