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

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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