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Celebrating book day

Celebrating book day

By YLP news team -8th March 201955 Youngsters at many West Norfolk schools dressed up as their favourite book characters yesterday. A variety of events took place to mark World Book Day, held each year to encourage and celebrate reading. An array of colourful characters from favourite books were brought to life. There was a Mad…

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See inside Norfolk’s first LEGO classroom

See inside Norfolk’s first LEGO classroom

It may seem strange to put a best-selling toy at the heart of a classroom. Amelia Adamson, 10, builds a stairway in the Howard Junior School’s new LEGO classroom. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY But that is just what Howard Junior School in King’s Lynn has done in its new LEGO-based learning space. Using the blocks as…

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Pupils sprint towards rewards for Parkrun

Pupils sprint towards rewards for Parkrun

Pupils from Howard Junior School show their rewards for taking part in Park Run. Photo: Howard Junior School A primary school in West Norfolk is rewarding its pupils every time they take part in the 2k junior Parkrun. Pupils and Mrs Pace with their certificates. Photo: Howard Junior School Howard Junior School in King’s Lynn…

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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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