Young artists get crafty

Children at Colden Primary School with work they received  awards for.
Children at Colden Primary School with work they received awards for.

CHILDREN of Colden Primary School showing their work of spring pictures and models at the monthly parents assembly.

Julian Pilling, teacher for the 10 and 11 year olds, said: “The children worked very hard to recreate the shelters - Anderson and Morris shelters in minute detail and learned a lot about the period.”

Monthly endeavour awards for all aspects of pupil work were also presented to: Reception, Rufus Whitehead; Year 1, Rosa Austin; Year 2, Fred Bennett-Pitts; Year 3, Cameron Davey; Year 4, Sinead McCall; Year 5, Tommy Martin and Year 6, Sam Jensen.

Secret monthly entries are also put in a “ golden book” identifying children who have been helpful, having good manners, doing litter picking or being a “friend” and those nominated are allowed to dine with the headmaster Tony Greenwood on the “Captains Table” which includes candelbras, classical music and After Eight mints. The nominated children were Reception, Heather Dowson; Year 1, Tom Hodgkinson; Year 2, Edward Hall; Year 3, Reece McDermondy; Year 4, Tanya Lumb; Year 5, Elizabeth Hardy; and Year 6, Ben Marsden-Turner.

Mr Greenwood said: “This is a monthly occasion to encourage effort and creativity, much enjoyed by the pupils and visitors.”

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