Hornchurch school visited by Father Christmas - and his elf

Scarlett O’Flynn, 6, and Olivia Canhan (right), 7, with Father Christmas in his grotto.

Scarlett OFlynn, 6, and Olivia Canhan (right), 7, with Father Christmas in his grotto. - Credit: Archant

Christmas arrived at Langtons Infant School in true festive fashion when Father Christmas arrived and set up his own grotto last week.

Father Christmas - assisted by his trusty elf - invited children from Langtons Infant School, Westland Avenue, to meet him - helping them decide what they wanted for the big day.

Olivia Canham, 7, said: “I had lots of fun. My favourite part was getting my face painted, and I also met Father Christmas. I’m looking forward to Christmas.”

Children also got their faces painted with festive designs with many opting for their own Rudolph the Reindeer faces.

Parents were invited along to enjoy a raffle, refreshments, festive stalls and craft activities.

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