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Pupils at Howard Junior School, Lynn, took part in a giant street party to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

The event was held for pupils and staff to take part in this iconic event and receive mementos from the day.

The street party started at 1.30pm on Friday, May 27, that saw the children and staff taking part in a prestigious celebration.

A giant street part was held at Howard Junior School. MLNF-22IB05213
A giant street part was held at Howard Junior School. MLNF-22IB05213

The hall was adorned with bunting and vast amounts of red, white and blue decorations to help staff and pupils get into the spirit of things.

Pupils were joined by West Norfolk mayor Lesley Bambridge as well as members of the Royal British Legion.

The event was organised by business manager Tracey Link, headteacher Gregory Hill and staff at Howard Junior School, pupils and guests were treated to an afternoon tea with visits from members of the Royal Family.

Howard Junior School headteacher Gregory Hill and mayor of West Norfolk, Lesley Bambridge. MLNF-22IB05261
Howard Junior School headteacher Gregory Hill and mayor of West Norfolk, Lesley Bambridge. MLNF-22IB05261

Each child was given a Platinum Jubilee coin from West Norfolk council along with a commemorative Platinum Jubilee ruler presented by the school.

During the weeks that preceded the celebration, staff and pupils explored the seventy years of the Queen’s reign and her achievements.

Pupils and staff were even able to visit Buckingham palace using virtual reality.

Children with their party hats at Howard Junior school. MLNF-22IB05254
Children with their party hats at Howard Junior school. MLNF-22IB05254

Staff and pupils also took part in a Great British Platinum Jubilee bake-off as well as becoming members of the Royal family.



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