More than 400 youngsters at Catherine Wayte Primary School in Abbey Meads – above – ended a week studying British values by celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday on 10 June with cake in the playground.
Youngsters entertained visitors by singing the school song ‘We are Catherine Waite School’ and Happy Birthday your Majesty, before consuming cake made by the school cooks.
Headteacher Emma Brown said: “It’s been a great opportunity to look at what makes us British. Children have learnt about the life of the queen and how she represents us, studied the make up of the union flag, held a parliamentary debate, enjoyed a traditional roast lunch and the breakfast club tried foods from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.”
At Hazelwood Academy in Toothill children from Foundation Stage to Year 6 – below – celebrated the Queen’s birthday on 9 and 10 June by taking part in art and craft activities and workshops to learn dance through the ages.
At the ‘Royal’ picnic in the school grounds dressed up for a garden party, they enjoyed traditional British refreshments and Royal Cakes donated by the Friends of Hazelwood.
Classteacher Leah Breeze said: “The Queen’s 90th Birthday is a wonderful cause for celebration and we enjoyed a visit by one of here representatives.