School is top class in UK

A SCHOOL from Comet country took its place among the best in England at an awards ceremony in the capital last week. Teachers and pupils from Whitehill Junior School in Hitchin went to London s Hilton Hotel on Tuesday after the school was shortlisted for

A SCHOOL from Comet country took its place among the best in England at an awards ceremony in the capital last week.

Teachers and pupils from Whitehill Junior School in Hitchin went to London's Hilton Hotel on Tuesday after the school was shortlisted for the Times Education Supplement Primary School Of The Year award.

Despite not scooping the prize, Whitehill received a special mention from the judges, who said: "This school is developing on so many fronts and making a huge drive forward. So many initiatives are followed through to ensure an impact on student achievement."

They concluded it was "a really exciting school taking risks and making a difference.

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