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Hang out the bunting, it’s the Queen’s Jubilee!

09 June 2022

Children, young people and staff across our Group recently hung out their bunting and joined in an array of festivities in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Here are some of the highlights from our schools.

Bridgeway School

Over at Bridgeway School, pupils and staff celebrated this special event by dressing up in red, white and blue, and decked out the school with union jack bunting, posters and flags.

Themed activities took place including a royal photo booth, royal bingo, corgi scavenger hunt and cricket.  

To top off their celebrations a delicious bbq lunch was provided for all to enjoy.

Chilworth House School

Pupils and staff from Chilworth House School marked this momentous occasion by dressing up in the colours of the union jack flag and enjoying a delicious picnic lunch together as a school community. 

Cumberland School

At Cumberland School, they celebrated with various activities, including creating cake stands in Design and Technology, designing their own personalised Jubilee t-shirts, and finally, an assembly followed by lunch attended by their very own Queen Barbara! 

Dovetree School

At Dovetree School, pupils and staff hung out the union jack bunting in celebration of this great occasion.

During the day, they got stuck into an variety of activities including tight rope walking, hula hooping and much, much more.

Kitchen staff went that extra mile serving a selection of homemade sandwiches, scones decorated with cream and fresh juicy strawberries, chocolate cake and eclairs. 

Pontville School

Pupils and staff from 16-19 Centre at Pontville School kick-started the jubilee celebrations with a 'street' party involving lots of delicious cakes filled with fresh cream and all served up by The Queen, and Prince Philip! What's not to like?

Meanwhile, staff and young people from Oakwood marked the event with a jubilee comedian night.

Queensmead House School

Over at Queensmead House School, pupils focussed on British values and the monarchy, creating some colourful stained glass art collages incorporating the Queen’s favourite breed of dog, the corgi as well as designing some collages of some of her favourite things.  

The kitchen team pulled out all the stops decorating the dining room with union jack bunting, table cloths, and cups to create a street-party feel.  They also provided a delightful spread of lunchtime food, including homemade sausage rolls, scones, jam, and cream.  What’s not to like?

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