Denton a village in South Norfolk, England


Nursery Facilities

Alburgh with Denton & Harleston Pre-School Nursery

This operates on the same site as the primary school but has its own, purpose-built, building.

School Website

Age range: 2-5

Hours: 9-12.45. Currently over 40 pupils

Contact Jayne Rayner on 01986 788733 for further information.


Alburgh with Denton PS

Most children from Denton attend the schools listed below but some parents opt to use other schools in the neighbourhood.

Alburgh with Denton CofE VC Primary Academy (right)

School Road, Alburgh, Harleston, IP20 0BW

Tel: 01986 788678

School Website

Age range: 5-11

Currently (20/21) 100 pupils

On 1st June 2022 the school became part of of St Benets Multi Academy Trust , serving part of the Norwich Diocese.

Denton had its own primary school, located at the bottom of Trunch Hill, untill the 1960's when it merged with the school in Alburgh on the current site.

Archbishop Sancroft CofE VA High School (Comprehensive)

Wilderness Lane, Harleston, IP20 9DD

Tel: 01379 852561

School Website

Age range: 11-16

Currently (20/21) 485 students.

Headteacher - Robert Connelly

Diss High School Sixth Form

Walcott Road, Diss, IP22 4DH

Tel 01379 642424

School Website

Age range: 16-18

(The school has its own 11-16 section.)

This is the official destination sixth form for Sancroft pupils but many students now go to other schools in Norwich or in Suffolk.

Headteacher: Dr Janet Hunt

Adult Education

The Norfolk Adult Learning Service offers a wide range of courses covering academic and non-academic topics. These are provided at a number of different locations, most locally in Harleston.

For further information contact the Norfolk ALS.

Adult Education, Wensum Lodge, 169 King Street, Norwich, NR1 1QW.

Tel: 01603 306607


The University of the Third Age has a branch operating in Harleston which organises meetings on the third Wednesday of each month (2 to 4 pm) at King George's Hall.

These meetings host speakers covering a wide range of topics but special interest groups are also active. These include: a Book Club, Bridge, French, German, Jazz, Mahjong, Social History, Patchwork and a Waveney Valley Study Group.

For further information contact Kim Poulton on 788149 or visit the website.