A school in Suffolk has gained international recognition after going viral on a social media platform with its dances, skits and educational support and advice.

Sir John Leman High School, in Beccles, has amassed a huge following on TikTok, with almost 98,000 followers and 2.4 million people liking the schools videos.

Some of the schools' TikTok's have received millions of views, with their most viewed video racking up 2.6 million viewers.


@sjl_upperschool Class of 2003 time to start revising using @CGP Books @tiafuentes212. #gcse #revision #motivation #fyp ♬ Nanana Remix - tiafuentes212

The videos' all-star drama teacher and assistant headteacher, Mr Slater, gets involved with the dancing, acting and videos directed at students at the school.

Students in the upper school join in with videos too, taking part in viral dances and sketches that are in keeping with international trends to gain more viewers and interactions.

Many of the TikTok's feature Mr Slater talking about national issues such as anxiety, anti-bullying week and managing stress.

The videos are also focused towards students at the school, with exam tips, open days and revision timetables posted on the social media platform.


@sjl_upperschool Year 11 all done so proud well done however you celebrate #abba #viral #trending #fyp #4u #rockingthetok ♬ LAY ALL YOUR LOVE ON ME - Owen Kelley