King’s Lynn school in South Wootton celebrate 50th annniversary with new library

The official opening of the new Library at South Wootton Infant School. Pictured with members of the

The official opening of the new Library at South Wootton Infant School. Pictured with members of the School Council is headteacher Jo Davenport. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

South Wootton Infant School celebrate their 50th anniversary with the opening of a newly-refurbished library.

The official opening of the new Library at South Wootton Infant School. Pictured with members of the

The official opening of the new Library at South Wootton Infant School. Pictured with members of the School Council is headteacher Jo Davenport. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

The King's Lynn school on Church Lane invited former pupils from as far back as 1960 for the ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, March 31.

The library has been designed to make reading more interesting for youngsters, with cubby holes and toadstool chairs.

The official opening of the new Library at South Wootton Infant School. Pictured with members of the

The official opening of the new Library at South Wootton Infant School. Pictured with members of the School Council is headteacher Jo Davenport. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Headteacher Joanne Davenport said: 'It is all to do with our refocus on reading and making it a more attractive environment.

'The children love it, it's a great place for them to enjoy books more than they already do.

The official opening of the new Library at South Wootton Infant School. Pictured with members of the

The official opening of the new Library at South Wootton Infant School. Pictured with members of the School Council is headteacher Jo Davenport. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt


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'It will boost their reading skills and love of books.'

Plans are being made for the library to be open out for both children and parents to use outside of school hours.

The official opening of the new Library at South Wootton Infant School. Pictured are Chloe and Flynn

The official opening of the new Library at South Wootton Infant School. Pictured are Chloe and Flynn. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

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Talks are underway for parent volunteers to act as librarians and to raise money to replace out of date books.

The official opening of the new Library at South Wootton Infant School. Pictured are Chloe and Flynn

The official opening of the new Library at South Wootton Infant School. Pictured are Chloe and Flynn. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

The official opening of the new Library at South Wootton Infant School. Pictured are Chloe and Flynn

The official opening of the new Library at South Wootton Infant School. Pictured are Chloe and Flynn. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

The official opening of the new Library at South Wootton Infant School. Pictured are Chloe and Flynn

The official opening of the new Library at South Wootton Infant School. Pictured are Chloe and Flynn. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

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