We love to hear from former students. Broadland alumni go on to do incredible things, as these examples show.
As the Head of Film, Producer and 1st AD at Studio4Films, Lewis is responsible for all the fictional productions the company creates. His responsibilities include managing finances, scheduling, cast and crew and legality of all films; both in pre-production and in the companies future. After studying in London for two years at The BRIT School of Performing Arts and Technology, Lewis now studies and specialises in Producing at the Arts University Bournemouth’s Film Production course. Lewis also has experience of working with brands such as ITV, BFI, Westfield and City & Guilds.
Fiona Temple grew up in Norfolk, and attended Broadland High. After completing her A-levels at CNS, and graduating from Edge Hill University College in Lancashire with an Honours degree in Geography, she moved to Manchester and began her working career in customer services and then HR for a number of telecoms and internet companies. In 2001 she returned to Norfolk, and in 2004 she began working for OpenContact, a business established by her father, who has since retired. Fiona is the Managing Director of the business, which employs 40 people in Norwich, and turns over £1million a year.
Oli Brown is a British blues guitarist and singer-songwriter. He has released three studio albums and one live album. Performing since 2005 Brown was signed to the German blues label, Ruf Records, in 2008. Oli’s second album, Heads I Win Tails You Lose, was released in 2010. In the same year, Brown made his debut at the Glastonbury Festival. Classic Rock magazine voted Heads I Win Tails You Lose the number 3 blues album of 2010. Mojo voted it the number 4 blues album of 2010. At the 2010 British Blues Awards, Brown was named ‘Best Male Vocalist’ and ‘Best Young Artist’. In the 2011 British Blues Awards, Brown won the ‘Best Band’ category and Heads I Win Tails You Lose was named ‘Best Album’. He was also runner up in the ‘Best Male Vocalist’, ‘Best Guitarist’ and ‘Best Young Artist’ categories. Brown is currently performing as part of a group called RavenEye.
Ben Wyatt joined Norwich City Football Club at the age of 10. Playing as a left-back he made his Under-18s debut whilst still registered with the Under-16 squad. Ben joined the Canaries as an Academy Scholar in the summer of 2012. Wyatt played a starting role in the FA Youth Cup winning team during the 2012/13 season. In January 2014, Ben spent time at a training camp with the England Under-18 squad. Released by Norwich at the end of the 2013/14 season, Ben joined Ipswich Town the following season. He is currently playing for Maldon & Tiptree in the 7th tier of English football.
Charlotte Josiah (Porteous)
Charlotte is currently a PE teacher in her NQT year. She completed a BA Honours in Secondary Physical Education with QTS at the University of Bedfordshire. At University, Charlotte was keen to try unfamiliar sports and was introduced to Dodgeball. She currently plays for England, and is the England Women’s Captain and was chosen to compete at the Home Countries and European championships.