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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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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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School goes through time with The Doctor

School goes through time with The Doctor

Not many youngsters can say that they walk through a TARDIS to get to their classroom. But pupils at Howard Junior School in Gaywood certainly can with its Doctor Who-themed corridor. Headteacher Gregory Hill said his school was likely to be the first in the region to have lessons based on the BBC Television science-fiction…

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Meet Biscuit and Bramble

Meet Biscuit and Bramble

Meet Biscuit and Bramble – Howard Junior School’s two new reading rabbits. The fluffy friends have made their debut the school this week. But they are more than just pets – they have been bought in to ‘listen’ to the pupils read. Headteacher Gregory Hill explained: “This is something that has never been done before…

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Student competition entry is GRRRRREAT!

Student competition entry is GRRRRREAT!

Josh Barnes beat hundreds of other youngsters to design a livery for the latest Mini. The competition was run by King’s Lynn-based Listers Mini dealership. The firm’s sales manager Michael Jones brought the car to Howard Junior School, where Josh is a pupil, for its official unveiling. “It’s brilliant, we’re so proud of him,” said class…

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Rotary group helps Howard Junior School pupils turn the page

Rotary group helps Howard Junior School pupils turn the page

Rotary group helps Howard Junior School pupils turn the page Members of King’s Lynn Trinity Rotary Club presenting Howard Junior School pupils with dictionaries. Pictured are: John Taylor, back left, and Malcolm Wood with Evie (far left), Kirsty, Evie and Lukenya. Photo: SUBMITTED. Published: 17:28 Tuesday 03 October 2017 A group in Lynn is helping…

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