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Gaywood pupils enjoy ‘out-of-world’ experience

Howard Junior School, in Gaywood, enjoyed an ‘out-of-this world’ experience when having an alien crash land on their school field this week.

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Dr Paul Richards at Trues Yard museum

King’s Lynn museum £30,000 short of appeal target

The True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum has raised £95,000 towards its Silver Jubilee Appeal – but that leaves £30,000 still to be found.

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Hunstanton pupils put best foot forward for charity

Hunstanton pupils put best foot forward for charity

Pupils from Glebe House School in Hunstanton put their best foot forward for Macmillan Cancer Support with a generous donation of £750.

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Kings Lynn Priory Rotary technology tournament at Kings Lynn Academy

West Norfolk students put creative powers to the test

West Norfolk students went head-to-head in an annual technology tournament at King’s Lynn Academy last Tuesday.

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MP takes tour of King’s Lynn university centre

MP takes tour of King’s Lynn university centre

North West Norfolk MP Sir Henry Bellingham has taken a look behind the scenes at the new University Centre West Anglia.

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King’s Lynn students join the BBC

King’s Lynn students join the BBC

Students from King Edward VII Academy and King’s Lynn Academy have become school reporters for the BBC.

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Commonwealth Day in Downham Market. From left: Mayor Marion Ross, Deputy Mayor Frank Daymond, Town Crier Ray Wales, schoolchildren, and Leading Aircraftsman Junaid Malone from RAF Marham.

Flying the flag for Commonwealth Day in Downham Market

Commonwealth Day was marked in Downham last Monday as the town council raised their flag for the celebratory day.

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Students join the BBC for day

Students join the BBC for day

Students from King Edward VII Academy and King’s Lynn Academy have become school reporters for the BBC.

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Downham Rotarys annual Technology Tournament

Pupils take on technology challenge in Downham Market

Teams of students from across the region put their technological skills to the test at Downham Rotary’s Technology Tournament at Downham Town Hall on Wednesday.

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Happy Days celebrations for a Good Ofsted report at Ashwicken CofE Primary School, Headteacher Susan Collison and pupils who are pictured with the New Storyshed at the school.

Ashwicken Primary is praised

A new story shed is helping to inspire pupils of a West Norfolk village school, which has been praised for its efforts to improve reading standards.

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Mark Remington, 'Professor Mark', back centre, with pupils at Nelson Academy for the 'Mini Professors' sessions. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Downham Market nursery’s ‘Mini Professors’ get stuck in with science

Youngsters at a nursery in Downham have been getting stuck in with all things science recently, after a visit from the Mini Professors.

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The University Centre at the College of West Anglia which was opened in September last year.

Inspection finds College of West Anglia in King’s Lynn ‘requires improvement’

The College of West Anglia, based in Lynn, has been told that it ‘requires improvement’ after the number of students successfully completing courses has declined.

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Mill House Veterinary Surgery and Hospital part of  CWA back to the floor event

It’s a vet’s life for King’s Lynn college head

Catherine Kimmet, head of property services at the College of West Anglia, joined students Joshua Bristow, Megan Cook, Nicole Hill and Bethany Southwell as a vet nursing apprentice at Mill House Veterinary Surgery in Lynn.

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High-performing King’s Lynn apprentices are honoured

High-performing King’s Lynn apprentices are honoured

High-performing apprentices from the College of West Anglia (CWA) were honoured for their ambitious drive and impressive talent at Lynn’s Town Hall.

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Parents upset as pupils miss out on place at West Norfolk school

Parents upset as pupils miss out on place at West Norfolk school

Devastated parents were left in tears when they discovered their child had missed out on getting a place at a top West Norfolk school.

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Students at Springwood High School hold a Remembrance Service to mark Armistice Day.

King’s Lynn’s Springwood High School receives ‘good’ Ofsted rating

Lynn’s Springwood High School has been given its third successive ‘good’ rating by Ofsted inspectors.

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Wormegay youngsters get into World Book Day spirit

Wormegay youngsters get into World Book Day spirit

Pupils at Wormegay Primary School donned costumes of their favourite characters for World Book Day on Thursday of last week.

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Back to the Floor principal so green at College of West Anglia

Back to the Floor principal so green at College of West Anglia

To mark National Apprenticeship Week, the College of West Anglia held its annual Back to the Floor event, where senior staff members join apprentices in the workplace to get a real taste of learning whilst earning.

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Fakenham Junior School's Get Well Bell appeal to refurbish an old bell and Tower at the school. 
Pupils LtoR Maisie Arnold (9) (Class 5W) and Hannah Fletcher (8) (Class 4H) with the Bell Appeal

Fakenham school bell ap-peal on course for ringing success

A campaign to save a bell which has called pupils to school for more than 100 years is on track to reach the funds needed.

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