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Lego and inflatable fun at Rainham school as it celebrates 50 years

PUBLISHED: 10:00 12 July 2015

Whybridge Infant School held a big party for its pupils to celebrate its 50th anniversary

Whybridge Infant School held a big party for its pupils to celebrate its 50th anniversary

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A school is looking forward to 50 more years of fun after reaching a significant milestone.

Whybridge Infant School held a big party for its pupils to celebrate its 50th anniversaryWhybridge Infant School held a big party for its pupils to celebrate its 50th anniversary

Whybridge Infant School celebrated its 50th anniversary last week with a big party for pupils.

The youngsters enjoyed activities such as a picnic, games on inflatables and a construction zone featuring Lego.

The headteacher of the school, in Ford Lane, Rainham, Ian Bakmann-Madsen, said: “It was absolutely fantastic.

“I would like to thank the parent group, which raised the money to pay for the party by holding events over the last couple of months.

Whybridge Infant School held a big party for its pupils to celebrate its 50th anniversaryWhybridge Infant School held a big party for its pupils to celebrate its 50th anniversary

“It was something all the children benefitted from and we were really pleased.”

The school, which opened in 1965, is set to host a celebration event for the community on September 30.

All past pupils and teachers are welcome to attend the afternoon, which Cllr Brian Eagling, the Mayor of Havering, has been invited to attend.


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