Pupils at Cliff Park Ormiston Academy in Gorleston celebrate success in WordMania competition
PUBLISHED: 10:38 27 March 2017 | UPDATED: 11:20 27 March 2017
School pupils are celebrating being crowned champions in a national literacy competition.
Cliff Park Ormiston Academy was named national champion in the WordMania 2017 competition.
Year 7 and Year 8 students took part in WordMania, which is an annual literacy competition, ran by online literacy resource LiteracyPlanet for students in Years 1 to 9.
Played through an app on smartphones or tablets, WordMania sets students the task of building words from a set number of letters. It encourages the students to enhance their all-important literacy skills, as well as developing vital employability and life-skills.
Principal Tamsin Poulter said: “I’m really pleased to learn that we are the national champions in Year 7 and 8 for this year’s WordMania Competition. I’d like to offer my congratulations to Mr Pacini, our inspirational English team and to all the entrants who took part.”