On Monday 18 December pupils from Jane Austen College and Hewett Academy got a sneak peak of the beginnings of the new £2m sports hall. Currently the former Hewett Academy East gym is being demolished to be replaced with a four-court hall, once complete the Inspiration Sports Centre will be used by both schools.

The hall will mainly be used for netball, cricket and badminton, as well as volleyball, trampolining and basketball.

Claire Heald, executive principal at Jane Austen, said: We already use the playing fields at the Hewett Academy and this new sports hall marks a new closer collaboration for us as schools in the trust.”

The hall is due to be completed in summer 2018.

Pupils from the Hewett Academy and Jane Austen College visit the site of the new Inspiration Trust Sports Centre on Hall Road, Norwich.
Monday, December 18, 2017.