Galllery: Children at Snape Primary celebrate school’s heritage

Sanpe Primary School held a heritage weekend with various exhibits and performances by the children.

Sanpe Primary School held a heritage weekend with various exhibits and performances by the children. - Credit: Archant

CHILDREN enjoyed some fun in the sun as they welcomed visitors for a two day celebration of their school’s heritage.

Youngsters from Snape Community Primary were joined by past pupils and members of the community for the recent showcase.

As well as performing a special cheerleading routine the children also provided musical entertainment and delighted audiences with some country dancing.

Visitors were also able to enjoy a vehicle display featuring fire engines and vintage tractors and an exhibition of photographs documenting the history of the school.

The event raised an impressive £3,048, which will be put towards a fund to build a new classroom.


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Headteacher Angela Skinner said the weekend was a huge success. “It was lovely,” she said. “The weather was very kind and we had a steady stream of visitors, some of them had come from quite a long way.

“The children really enjoyed themselves and were absolutely wonderful. They sang and performed extremely well.

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“We are absolutely thrilled with the amount raised and can’t thank people enough for their generosity.”

The school has now raised £74,000 for its classroom project, which is expected to cost £88,000.

People are invited to sponsor a block of the new building or become a “friend” of the school to help with the fundraising effort.

Contact 01728 688373 or email ad.snape.p@talk21.com for details.

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