Whittlesey school gets £250 donation for reading project

PUBLISHED: 15:13 15 January 2014 | UPDATED: 15:16 15 January 2014

Park Lane Primary & Nursery School. Primary school pupils from Whittlesey recently received a large donation from the Norwich & Peterborough Building Society to increase their reading resources.

Park Lane Primary & Nursery School. Primary school pupils from Whittlesey recently received a large donation from the Norwich & Peterborough Building Society to increase their reading resources.

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A Fenland school has received a much needed cash boost to buy new books.

Park Lane Primary school, Whittlesey, were donated £250 by the Norwich & Peterborough Building Society to help with the Accelerated Reader scheme.

Pupils read books and then do quizzes on the internet to test their knowledge.

Teacher Peter Ingham said: “We are delighted that Norwich & Peterborough Building Society could help us in this way.

“Reading for both children and adults is a valuable skill which has far reaching benefits. We know that the pupils will enjoy reading the new books that the money has bought.”

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