A Magical Week of Reading

Howard Junior School celebrated the annual ‘World Book Day’ event in style this year, with activities lasting throughout the week. An after-school book club, guess the teacher’s favourite book competition, an entire day in book character costumes and to top it off a visit from famed local author James Nicol! Staff and pupils alike thoroughly…

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Ukraine: King’s Lynn school says it wants to inform pupils

As Putin’s attack on Ukraine continues to intensify, many people are wondering how to explain the situation to children. The BBC has visited a school in Norfolk to find out how they are talking to pupils about the conflict – and to hear from pupils themselves, many of who have families in countries such as…

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Howard Junior School has magical Harry Potter day, with ‘biggest Great Hall recreation outside of Warner Brothers studios’

A Lynn school transformed into Hogwarts with “the biggest recreation of the Great Hall outside of Warner Brothers” yesterday. Students wore authentic looking Hogwarts robes for Howard Junior’s Harry Potter themed event, and headteacher Greg Hill wandered the halls dressed as Dumbledore. The main school hall was painted with beautiful Harry Potter inspired artwork that…

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