Howard Junior School in King’s Lynn given Apple award for use of the iPad

PUBLISHED: 15:58 26 February 2018 | UPDATED: 15:58 26 February 2018

Pupils at Howard Junior with the award. Picture: Gregory Hill

Pupils at Howard Junior with the award. Picture: Gregory Hill


A school has been given an award for its innovative use of tablets in the classroom.

Howard Junior, in King’s Lynn, has been named an Apple Distinguished School for 2017–2019 for its innovative use of the iPad to accelerate learning.

Apple Distinguished Schools showcase innovative uses of technology in learning, teaching, and the school environment and have documented results of academic accomplishment.

Head Gregory Hill said: “Howard Junior School has been on a transformational journey, with technology and iPad at its heart. We are preparing our pupils for the dynamic future that awaits them when they join our future, digitally focused economy, enabling them to effectively acquire and develop the skills necessary to succeed in tomorrow’s world.”

Students’ results in national curriculum assessments have significantly improved in almost all areas.

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