Rare award for Tunstead Primary

A small Norfolk primary has become one of the first schools in the county to achieve a prestigious science award.

Tunstead Primary, near Wroxham, has been recognised for its outstanding science work with the gold primary science quality mark.

The school heard the news after a successful bid by the its science co-ordinator Sandy Watson.

Judges praised the school for the quality of its science teaching and the range of science-based activities.

New Tunstead headteacher Jonathan Rice, who took over from retiring head Keith Dickens after Easter, said: 'I've only been here for a couple of weeks but already I can that standards in science in this school are exceptionally high.

'I'm really pleased for Sandy because she has worked enormously hard to achieve this award for the school.'