Roald Dahl day a great success!

Once again staff and pupils at Howard got dressed up to the nines for this years Roald Dahl day. This special day marks the birthday of the famous author and sees schools up and down the country celebrate by dressing up as their favourite characters from his books. We are thrilled that some of our…

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Pupils in King’s Lynn send shoes to their sole-mates in Nepal

Primary school pupils proved they had heart as they sent 100 pairs of shoes to less fortunate children in Nepal. Howard Junior School, in King’s Lynn, is twinned with Himalaya (Mahachhap) Primary School in Nepal. The idea behind schools twinning is for students to forge friendships with children in other countries and learn about their…

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Norfolk children throw caution – and mortarboards – to the wind

These schoolchildren threw not only their mortarboards, but also caution, to the wind as they celebrated graduating from Norfolk’s Children’s University. The practice of tossing the caps in the air may now be officially frowned upon for UEA graduates, but these children were not deterred by the dire health and safety warnings, and lobbed their…

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Howard pupils support Nepal

Lynn’s Howard Junior School has raised more than £150 in support of its twin school in Nepal. They did it by painting a giant shoe and covering it in spare change, in order to buy the students in Nepal better footwear after learning that many walked great distances to the school, through areas heavily damaged…

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Take a walk on the wild side!

Pupils from Howard Junior School took a walk on the wild side by participating in a photo shoot with a difference for the World Wildlife Fund. Youngsters were treated like famous models after having Cat Finlayson, from 
bodypaintingbycat.com, paint their hands with breath-taking pieces of hand art, before being photographed for a 
national campaign. The…

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Did you spot Johnny Depp?

Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp was in King’s Lynn yesterday – or at least his look-alike, Darren Potter, AKA Captain Jack Sparrow, was. The dead ringer for the movie star, who has appeared on TV’s Britain’s Got Talent, opened a children’s pirate play area at Howard Junior School in King’s Lynn. Headteacher Gregory…

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