More than 150 pupils from Lynn’s Howard Junior School graduated from the Children’s University programme at the University of East Anglia this week.

School leaders claim the total of 153, which included 28 postgraduates, is a record number for a single school.

Graduation day for Howard Junior School pupils
Howard Junior School pupils at the Children’s University graduation ceremony 

Award winners included 10-year-old Alana McNiece, who received the scheme’s highest accolade, a gold fellowship.

Headteacher Greg Hill said: “The Children’s University scheme is very important to us as it raises pupils’ aspirations.”

Pupils are pictured above following the presentations, which were made by author Isabelle King.


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