Hornchurch primary school to host celebration of the last 82 years

PUBLISHED: 10:06 23 August 2016 | UPDATED: 11:10 23 August 2016

An artist's impression of the new building for Suttons Primary School. Picture: Suttons Primary School

An artist's impression of the new building for Suttons Primary School. Picture: Suttons Primary School


A primary school will be celebrating 82 years of schooling before pupils and teachers begin a new chapter in their new school building.

Suttons Primary School, Suttons Lane, Hornchurch, will be moving into a new building due to be completed in October.

But staff are now inviting present and past governors, staff, volunteers and pupils who have been involved with the school over the years to re-visit Suttons on Friday September 30 between 4pm and 7pm.

The evening is to celebrate the end of an era in the current school building, which was built as a temporary school in 1934 just before the end of the war and is due to be demolished in the Spring of 2017.

Old school records, headteacher diaries, roll books, pictures and artefacts will be on display for guests to enjoy but there is still time for people to get any of their old photos or information included.

Refreshments will also be provided during the evening.

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