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Olympic medals on show at school

[singlepic id=361 w=320 h=240 float=left]AN OLYMPIC medallist paid a visit to Howard Junior School in Lynn. Bryan Steel, one of Britain’s top cyclists and a multiple Olympic medal winner, was there to present awards to children for good behaviour and 100 per cent attendance. Mr Steel, 44, appeared in four Olympic Games for Great Britain.…

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Silver success for green-fingered pupils

GREEN-FINGERED pupils have helped gain their school the first Food for Life silver award in West Norfolk.[singlepic id=360 w=320 h=240 float=right] The accolade achieved by Howard Junior School in Gaywood recognises schools which serve healthy and climate-friendly food. To gain the award, the school started to serve seasonal school meals, ten per cent of which…

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Pudsey coins it in at Howard School

[singlepic id=355 w=320 h=240 float=left]A GIANT Pudsey Bear was covered with coins by Howard Junior School pupils as part of their fundraising efforts for BBC’s national charity appeal, held on Friday, Children In Need. The school also staged a School of Rock concert with deputy headteacher Andy Prior leading the programme, dressed in black leather…

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Rockin for Children in Need

[singlepic id=352 w=320 h=240 float=right]A SCHOOL pushed maths and English as it prepared to rock out last night and raise money for Children in Need with a charity concert. Teachers and students at Howard Junior School, Gaywood, were inspired by the film, School of Rock. The concert featured performances from groups of students and a…

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School serves up treat for the Trust

[singlepic id=269 w=320 h=240 float=right]LYNN’S Purfleet Trust received a generous donation on Wednesday from the Howard Junior School in Gaywood. The school prepared over 20 meals for staff and clients of the Trust with dishes including chicken and vegetable pie, vegetable bake, mashed potatoes, custard puddings much more. The Trust supports local homeless people and…

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Drums of Zimbabwe fantastic

STUDENTS of Howard Junior School in Lynn were treated to the sounds of Africa when a drumming and storytelling group visited last Friday. Grassroots, from Zimbabwe, flew in from Africa to share stories of their culture with schoolchildren all around the country. Howard Junior were lucky enough to get the group to coincide with their…

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Childrens author visits Howard Junior School

INTERNATIONALLY-renowned children’s author Morris Gleitzman officially opened two brand new libraries at Lynn’s Howard Junior School. After consulting with the school council, children informed Mr Hill they would like new, exciting libraries with a range of cutting edge children’s literature. From this the children made models and two bespoke libraries were then made for them…

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New extension opened

Howard Junior School hosted a grand opening of their new extension, catering for children with special needs. Assistant Director of Children Services Mr Fred Corbett unveiled a plaque and Lynn Mayor, Colin Sampson, cut a ribbon to officially open the state of the art facility. Headteacher Gregory Hill said: “This new extension will bring much…

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Soccer star meets pupils

YOUNGSTERS have been given an insight into the life of a professional footballer during a visit by a former Norwich City star. Paul McVeigh visited the Howard Junior School in Gaywood this week to talk about his career with the Canaries and present prizes to pupils with good attendance or behaviour records or for academic…

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Ukelele posters mark Festival highlight

TWO West Norfolk children who are among the many dozens in the area learning to play the ukulele have won tickets to see The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain when they appear in the King’s Lynn Festival. Alfie Rayner, 10, a pupil at Greyfriars Primary School, and Mason Muller, nine, a pupil at Howard Junior…

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