Norfolk school scoops top prize from Royal Society of Chemistry

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Pupils at Stalham Infant and Junior School in Norfolk are celebrating after their teachers won national recognition for the way they teach science.

They have been awarded the Team Prize for Excellence in Primary Education from the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Nominated by their peers, the team was chosen by the RSC's panel of judges as one of the most inspirational, innovative and dedicated groups of people in education.

Children enjoying their science lesson at Stalham Infant and Junior School in Norfolk

After receiving the prize, Rebecca Lamb, the school's science lead, said: "We are so proud to win this award for our learning community. It is a wonderful reflection of the community spirit built between the staff, children and their families."

Speaking about why they chose Stalham, Dr Helen Pain, chief executive of the Royal Society of Chemistry, said: "The staff and learning community of Stalham Infant and Junior Schools have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to chemistry education, and it is our honour to celebrate their considerable contribution."