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Students settle into King’s Lynn’s new University Centre

It may only just have opened for business, but Lynn’s new £6.5 million University Centre is already proving a big hit with its largest user group, the students themselves.

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VIDEO: New £6.5 million university centre opens on King’s Lynn college campus

A dream dating back nearly a decade has become reality in Lynn today as the area’s new University Centre was formally opened.

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Fun day organised by Friends of KES
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Friends’ of King Edward VII Academy hosts fun day

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Borough Mayor visits Whitefriars Primary School. Pictured King's Lynn Mayor David Whitby. Head Teacher Mr Matt Tuckwood,with pupils of Whirefriars. ANL-160920-111837009

Whitefriars Academy welcome West Norfolk mayor

Children and staff of Whitefriars Primary Academy had an exciting visit from the mayor and mayoress David and Carol Whitby.

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Book-reading exploits rewarded at Gaywood Library

Gaywood Library held their second Big Friendly Read presentation of the summer on Sunday. Fifty children were booked in to receive their certificates and medals following their book-reading exploits over the summer holidays.

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West Norfolk students to hear violence warning

An educational anti-violence programme has been re-launched in schools across West Norfolk for a second year.

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Holly Meadows Primary School at Pott Row,  Roald Dahl Day celebrating 100 years with students and staff  dressing up as their favourite characters
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Dahlicious day of fun at Pott Row primary school

Youngsters at a Pott Row primary school lived out their wildest Roald Dahl dreams as a fancy dress day marked the author’s 100th birthday.

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Downham Market pupils to celebrate ‘noted liars’ thanks to fund grant

Sixteen schools in the Downham cluster are set to honour their history after securing a £100,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant.

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Primary School near Fakenham rated as inadequate

A primary school near Fakenham has been rated as inadequate following an Ofsted inspection in June.

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Southery Academy gets the golden ticket

Southery Academy gets the golden ticket

Youngsters at Southery Academy kept the memory of Roald Dahl’s greatest literary creations alive a century on when they celebrated the author’s 100th birthday on Wednesday.

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Top students honoured at Hunstanton school awards night

Top students honoured at Hunstanton school awards night

Students at Smithdon High School were celebrated for their achievements at the school’s annual prizegiving ceremony last week.

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Launch of book that celebrates King’s Lynn schools

More than 60 people attended the launch of Michael Walker’s book, Alderman Catleugh Schools, 1957-79, on Tuesday at Springwood High School, in Lynn.

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Paige Morey (10) from King's Lynn is having 10 inches of her hair cut off for the Little Princess Trust. Hair  at Eden Hair Design 
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10 inches of hair gone for caring King’s Lynn schoolgirl

A 10-year-old girl from North Lynn has had 10 inches of her hair cut off for the Little Princess Trust.

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Ambulance service calls on Norfolk schools to sign up to Restart a Heart Day

East of England Ambulance Service is calling on schools to sign up to a world record attempt that will see thousands of children learning to save a life.

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Lottery grant to boost school support for West Norfolk’s young carers

Officials are hoping a new Lottery windfall will allow them to continue to support youngsters as they juggle the demands of home and school life.

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Greyfriars School King's Lynn. Aspirations week. Pictured are children of year 5 and 6 with RAF Dog Handlers. Corp-Hasell. Sgt Lawson. Corp Pitman. Corp White.
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High aspirations for King’s Lynn pupils after workshop event

Year 5 and 6 children at Greyfriars Primary School in Lynn are fired up for success after a three-day Aspirations event this week.

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Norfolk Poice issue safety booklets to West Norfolk schools

Norfolk Police have issued 47,000 safety booklets to high school students across the county which give vital information about exploitation, sexting and internet safety.

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The Swan Centre Showcasing event at Downham Market, youth leaders will be showcasing past, present and future of the group. 
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The Swan Centre in Downham celebrates its past, present and future

Youngsters from The Swan Centre in Downham have presented a showcasing event displaying the past, present and future of their centre.

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Working with children course in Downham Market

A new four-week course for those looking for an introduction into a career working with children starts next week at Downham library.

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King’s Lynn bookworms complete their summer challenge

A group of West Norfolk youngsters were presented with medals and certificates at Gaywood Library on Sunday for taking part in the summer reading challenge.

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