GALLERY: Wisbech Grammar School holds Spring Fling for town’s pensioners

Spring Fling at Wisbech Grammar School.

Spring Fling at Wisbech Grammar School. - Credit: Archant

MORE than 100 pensioners were treated to afternoon tea at Wisbech Grammar School’s “Spring Fling”.

Spring Fling at Wisbech Grammar School. Charlie Parker with hostess Chloe Short and Jenette Saunders

Spring Fling at Wisbech Grammar School. Charlie Parker with hostess Chloe Short and Jenette Saunders. - Credit: Archant

The school’s swing band provided the soundtrack to the festivities as the pupils served tea, coffee, sandwiches, cakes and scones.

Each table was allocated a host or hostess whose job it was look after their guests.

Jan Wildman, the school’s charity co-ordinator, said: “The students go to St Augustine’s church, Edina Court and other places around the town for their community service so we thought it would be nice to invite them here.

“The pupils baked the cakes yesterday and prepared the sandwiches this morning.”


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Grace Crackle, 17, one of the helpers, said she enjoyed getting to know the guests,

She said: “I got to hear lots of stories and the guests shared with me what the music reminded them of.

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“I was talking to a group and they asked if they could get up and start dancing.”

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