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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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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Howard gets GOOD Ofsted Report

Howard gets GOOD Ofsted Report

  Howard Junior School, in King’s Lynn, was originally told it was good by Ofsted in March 2013, a rating which inspectors confirmed it still deserves in a visit at the start of November. The watchdog noted the school’s Harry Potter themed library and its Doctor Who corridor, which they said created a “stimulating learning…

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Story Night For Howard Pupils

Story Night For Howard Pupils

On October 10th, to celebrate our new classroom names – inspired by some of our favourite authors – Howard pupils and their teachers settled down at 3pm for a twenty minute story session. Pupils enjoyed listening to the story being read by their teacher and being able to relax in our wonderful reading corners. Thank…

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