West Walton Community School goes all out to celebrate 50th birthday

PUBLISHED: 14:38 19 June 2014

Children dancing in the playground.

Children dancing in the playground.

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Past and present pupils and teachers gathered to celebrate a primary school’s 50th birthday on Friday.

A packed church service. A packed church service.

To mark the anniversary, West Walton Community School organised a church service and street party lunch before pupils danced the afternoon away as a band played.

St Mary’s Chruch was packed as the whole school and guests took part in a morning service.

Then came a street party, with many feasting on the mouth-watering meal the school cooks had prepared.

After the pupils sang happy birthday to the school they all had a piece of special birthday cake, which was made by Joc Bays.

The anniversary cake. The anniversary cake.

The celebration culminated in an exhausting afternoon of Ceilidh Dancing (a traditional Gaelic dance).

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