‘Mother Goose’ to focus on her English country garden…
The head teacher of one of Norfolk’s most successful primary schools is to retire after 12 years hard graft. Tina Casburn has spent her working life in schools in Norwich and Norfolk and has been a very popular head at Aldborough Primary School, near Aylsham.
Under her stewardship the school has grown and has been extensively rebuilt. Only this year the Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP, minister of state for school standards, wrote to Mrs Casburn to praise Aldborough’s standards of reading, which put it in the top 1% of schools nationally. (more…)
Aldborough Primary school achieves 100% in reading tests
A government minister of state has written to a North Norfolk primary school to praise its high standards in reading.
Aldborough Primary School, which lies between Aylsham and Holt, achieved 100% in its key stage 2 reading tests. The Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP, minister of state for school standards, noted that the result put Aldborough in the top 1% of schools nationally.
“Thank you for your hard work and professionalism in producing such high standards,” he said in his letter to head teacher Tina Casburn, “and congratulations to you and your staff for all you have achieved.” (more…)
Aldborough pupils, officially Norfolk’s ‘most promising young computing coders,’ rescue kidnapped head teacher… Judges were dazzled by Aldborough Primary School’s entry at The Norfolk Scratch-Off 2014, the computing competition for pupils aged 9-14. Though they were the only primary children out of thirty school teams, the Aldborough pupils came home crowned ‘most promising young coders.’ (more…)