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

PUBLISHED: 13:19 01 October 2017 | UPDATED: 09:29 17 November 2017

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

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

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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.

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

Elizabeth Bennett from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.

• 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.

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