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Fun science lessons on offer to children in King’s Lynn

Youngsters have been given an insight into the mind and body during a week of science-based activities in Lynn.

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King’s Lynn college students challenged at Marine training day

King’s Lynn college students challenged at Marine training day

A group of West Norfolk college students have been put through their paces by the Marines.

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Micro:bit Jam at Downham Market Library. Pictured Third from left  Librarian Elenor Parkin with Volunteers FLtoR Liam Leonard. Doug White. Lorna Hammond. with children .

Kids given micro taste of coding at Downham Market library

Youngsters were given the chance to learn how to code a micro-computer and create their own games at a session at Downham Library on Monday.

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Putting the magic in road safety at Brancaster Primary School show

Putting the magic in road safety at Brancaster Primary School show

A West Norfolk entertainer put the magic into an important road safety message for youngsters at Brancaster Primary School.

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Downham Market

Downham Market school report ‘reflects hard work’

A headteacher in Downham has said that he is “really pleased” after the school was described as ‘good’ in an Ofsted report.

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Downham school expansion plan approved by councillors

A multi-million pound plan to increase pupil capacity at a Downham primary school by up to 50 per cent has been approved by councillors today.

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West Norfolk University Challange Conference. College of West Anglia. Pictured  at back left Teachers David Saunders (Marshland High School) far right Sarah Robinson (Smithdon High School)  with students from various schools taking part.

West Norfolk students take part in University Challenge Conference

Some of West Norfolk’s brightest teenagers have been given a taste of higher education during the borough’s second University Challenge conference.

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Presentation of funds raised by 10 year old Hannah Burton.for the charity Children with Cancer.. Pictured FLtoR Adrian Winnington (Hunstanto Mayor)  Carol Bower (King's Lynn Mayor)  Hannah Burton.Lady Romney (Vice Leiutenant of Norfolk) Nigel Harvey (Smithdon High School) Sally Burton. at the Mayor's Palour King's Lynn.

Young Hannah donates a grand sum to worthy cause

A 10-year-old girl from Hunstanton has raised more than £1,500 by creating and selling a mass of paper roses.

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Celebration of Achievement Smithdon High School. Pictured with students Carol Bower (King's Lynn Mayor) Mr Richard Shaw MBE. Mark Knowles (Bespak) Head Teacher Simon Wilson.

Smithdon High School students celebrate success

Smithdon High School took over Hunsatnton Town Hall on Wednesday for their Celebration of Achievement Awards evening.

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Magic day at Upwell Academy Wisbech with children and staff dressing as wizards and witches Halle Bell (year1), Molly Burnett (reception), Bobby Saul (year 1).

Children produce magical work as Upwell Academy holds an inspiring dress-up day to help their writing skills

There was a touch of magic in the air at Upwell Academy on Friday with witches, wizards and cats roaming the corridors.

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Docking Primary School support the Bespak Mini-Gear: Pictured above are Back row, left to right Docking PE lead Jackie Easter, Linda Laing, teaching assistant Run for Alls Georgia Haverstone, Tammy Green from Scotties Little Soldiers and Bespak finance director Andrew Dawson. MLNF18PB02221

Docking ready for Mini-Gear run

The countdown is on for this year’s GEAR 10k in Lynn on Sunday, May 6.

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Norfolk County Council Independent Group - group leader Mick Castle, left, and deputy leader Sandra Squire. Photo supplied.

Call for funding for new autism specific school in West Norfolk

A West Norfolk councillor is calling on the county council to set aside £10 million in its budget for a new autism-specific school in the borough.

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Prospectus team at Hunstanton school calls in Lynn News for project advice

Prospectus team at Hunstanton school calls in Lynn News for project advice

A group of Smithdon High School students have called in some professional support for their project to devise a new school prospectus.

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Children from Ten Mile Bank and Hilgay Riverside Academies celebrate the NSPCC Number Day. Photo supplied.

Pupils + fundraising = charity cash

Youngsters at two West Norfolk schools made fundraising count last Friday when they took part in the NSPCC’s Number Day.

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Dersingham Infants and Nursery school will be moving into St George's Junior school with a new name Dersingham VA Primary and Nursery School.

Primary school in West Norfolk rated as ‘good’ by Ofsted inspectors

A primary school in West Norfolk has been told it “continues to be good” by inspectors who carried out its first short inspection since July 2014.

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10-year-old Lily Dickson with her Blue Peter badge

Lily’s concern won her a Blue Peter badge

A 10-year-old girl from West Norfolk has been awarded a Blue Peter badge after sharing her concerns over the impact of deforestation.

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Secondhand Baby/Childrens clothes and toys sale for local preschool

Watlington Pre-school’s under cover operation

Pupils at Watlington Pre-school are now able to play outside under their new canopy, thanks to the efforts of the school’s dedicated fundraising team.

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Stay and play invite to Downham Market nursery

Stay and play invite to Downham Market nursery

It’s not just the children who are having fun when they go to the nursery at Downham’s Nelson Academy.

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College of West Anglia PUTS on a series of workshops as part of the Erasmus+ for Security programme

College of West Anglia’s students focus on radicalisation and terrorism issues

The College of West Anglia’s Lynn campus (CWA) has put on a series of workshops as part of the Erasmus+ for Security (E4S) programme.

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Ferouza Agoudjil, Charlotte Pawsey, Stephen Plume and Mel Trichet

Iceni Academy awarded foundation level of the British Council’s International School Award

Iceni Academy in Methwold has been awarded foundation level of the British Council’s International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom.

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