10 questions with... Principal of the Hewett Academy, Rebecca Handley Kirk

Principal of The Hewett Academy, Rebecca Handley Kirk. Photo: Inspiration Trust

Principal of The Hewett Academy, Rebecca Handley Kirk. Photo: Inspiration Trust - Credit: Inspiration Trust

Each week we put a Norwich resident in the hot seat and ask them 10 questions about themselves. This week we spoke with Rebecca Handley Kirk, new principal of The Hewett Academy.

• Describe Norwich in three words…

Friendly, relaxed, vibrant.

• If you were stranded on a deserted island with three people, who would you want them to be?

My husband, my mum and my dad.

You may also want to watch:

• If you could be anyone else who would you be?

Elizabeth Bennett from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

Most Read

• How would you spend a perfect weekend in Norwich?

Hiring a boat to tour the broads and dinner in the city.

• Would you rather spend a night in front of the TV or a night out in the city?

I'd rather go out for a meal with my family and friends.

• What do you like most about Norwich?

It's a vibrant city with the broads and coast on the doorstep.

• What's your mantra in life?

When the rug gets pulled from under you, jump!

• What's your biggest fear?


• Which one thing could you never be without?

My cat, Bruce.

• What would you do if you won the lottery?

Spend my holidays on a boat in the Mediterranean.

• If you'd like to take part in this feature, email courtney.pochin@archant.co.uk

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter