Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Reading is child’s play thanks to new £10,000 school library


 On Monday , Christ Church School celebrated the official opening of its newly refurbished library.  

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The Mayor of Ware, local c hildren’s author Alice Hemming, pupils, staff, the School PSA,  School Governors and  the Vicar of Christ Church  were  all there for the official opening.

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During the ceremony, the pupils gathered together for a whole school assembly, led by author Alice Hemming.  Alice spoke to the children about her love of reading and writing  stories and shared her own book,  Bibble and the Bubbles. 

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Alice Hemming donated a collection of her books to the school.

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Alice signed the books

The school PSA, supported by parents, raised thousands of pounds to refurbish the new library and members of the whole school community got st uck in themselves, painting, decorating and doing whatever was needed to finish the £10,000 project.

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Part of the team that made this project possible.
 
Year 6 pupil Natasha   said: "It was so exciting to see the library opening; everyone was clapping when the m ayor cut the ribbon. We can’t wait to start enjoying all the  new  books."

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Alice Hemming with the plaque which thanks the PSA and the whole Christ Church community for all of their hard work.

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