St Laurence Junior Academy receives Heritage Award

Pupils outside one property that they had explored via maps and census data

Children and staff at St Laurence C of E Junior Academy in Ramsgate have received a Heritage Award plaque.

In recognition of the school’s commitment to embedding local heritage into the curriculum, Helen Spencer from Historic England travelled from London to award plaque.

Helen praised the children for their commitment to learning about their local community and has showcased some of their work on the Historic England website for others to use as inspiration.

St Laurence is the first junior school in Thanet to achieve the award.

Head teacher Michelle Palmer said: “I am extremely proud of  our children and their commitment to learning about their local area and cannot wait to see what they next achieve.”

View some of the children’s work at…/the-list/list-entry/1085373