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Students at Northgate High School in Dereham celebrate Harry Potter

PUBLISHED: 14:43 08 February 2018 | UPDATED: 14:43 08 February 2018

Scenes from the Harry Potter celebration at Northgate High School in Dereham. Picture: NORTHGATE HIGH SCHOOL.

Scenes from the Harry Potter celebration at Northgate High School in Dereham. Picture: NORTHGATE HIGH SCHOOL.

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Students at Northgate High School in Dereham enjoyed a Harry Potter night.

Scenes from the Harry Potter celebration at Northgate High School in Dereham. Picture: NORTHGATE HIGH SCHOOL. Scenes from the Harry Potter celebration at Northgate High School in Dereham. Picture: NORTHGATE HIGH SCHOOL.

The school library was decorated with locations from the Harry Potter series including Platform 9 and 3/4, The Dursley’s fireplace, The great hall and four house areas.

Pupils played tabletop Quidditch, made wands and completed a treasure hunt, looking for the seven horcruxes to defeat the Dark Lord.

Pupils also enjoyed Harry Potter related snacks including Butter Beer, Golden Snitch cupcakes and Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans.

Meanwhile, the school also held a week-long campaign to promote safe internet and social media use.

Scenes from the Harry Potter celebration at Northgate High School in Dereham. Picture: NORTHGATE HIGH SCHOOL. Scenes from the Harry Potter celebration at Northgate High School in Dereham. Picture: NORTHGATE HIGH SCHOOL.

Hints and tips for students and parents were posted on the school’s social media pages. Students in the lower school developed e-safety websites and parents have been encouraged to discuss the issues with their child at home.

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