Posts by Lee McCowen

The sky is the limit for pupils learning skills for the future

The sky is the limit for pupils learning skills for the future

Pupils at Gaywood’s Howard Junior School are preparing for the future following the opening of an exciting new room at their school. The dedicated STEM (science, engineering, maths and technology) room was opened by West Norfolk Mayor Carol Bower on Tuesday when she was greeted by a robot. The room features a raft of equipment…

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Howard pupils inspired by world record skipper

Howard pupils inspired by world record skipper

Howard pupils skipped to it with a visit from Guinness World Record holder Pete Denis. Mr Denis, who calls himself Skip-Beatz, visited Gaywood’s Howard Junior School to help promote healthy lifestyles. The current world record holder for skips in a minute doing crossovers managed to complete 110 in 60 seconds. He is known for his…

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Howard’s sporty day raises hundreds for charity

Howard's sporty day raises hundreds for charity

  A primary school in Lynn has raised hundreds for a charitable cause with a helping hand from former Olympian Mo Farah. Pupils and staff members at Howard Junior School gathered more than £480 for Sport Relief on Friday, by selling fruit kebabs and completing challenges. Executive head Greg Hill said the day’s activities included…

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World Book Day has a happy ending at Howard

World Book Day has a happy ending at Howard

It was a case of better late than never at Lynn’s Howard Junior School this week as pupils and staff held their re-scheduled World Book Day event. An array of costumes depicting classic characters was on show for the annual celebration of all things literary on Wednesday. The celebration had to be postponed earlier this…

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Howard Junior School recognised as an Apple Distinguished School!

Howard Junior School recognised as an Apple Distinguished School!

Howard Junior School is pleased ​to announce that it has been recognised as an Apple Distinguished School for 2017–2019 for its innovative use of iPad to accelerate learning through the power of collaboration; raising aspirations and achievement for our pupils and our local community. Apple Distinguished Schools are centres of innovation, leadership, and educational excellence…

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