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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

Cliff Park pupils celebrate their success in the WordMania competition. Photo: Cliff Park

Cliff Park pupils celebrate their success in the WordMania competition. Photo: Cliff Park

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School pupils are celebrating being crowned champions in a national literacy competition.

Cliff Park pupils celebrate their success in the WordMania competition. Photo: Cliff ParkCliff Park pupils celebrate their success in the WordMania competition. Photo: Cliff Park

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.”

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