Posts by Lee McCowen

World Cup fevers hits King’s Lynn school

World Cup fevers hits King’s Lynn school

The England football squad have made an impromptu visit to a West Norfolk school – only they have shrunk in size and have slightly flatter faces. Even England manager Gareth Southgate was seen teaching a Year 4 class at Howard Junior School, in King’s Lynn, but he answered to the name Mr Ashley Kirwan. Headteacher…

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All aboard as King’s Lynn school welcomes new wheels

All aboard as King's Lynn school welcomes new wheels

New minibus at Howard Junior School by TC Harrisonfront left to right Colin Marshall sales TC Harrison, Greg Hill headteacher and Paul Parry sales manager TC Harrison. (2430237) Children in Lynn look set to hit the road more often from now on, following the delivery of two new minibuses to their school. The vehicles arrived…

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Graduation day for Howard Junior School pupils

Graduation day for Howard Junior School pupils

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. Howard Junior School pupils at the Children’s University graduation ceremony  Award winners included…

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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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