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Thursday, 18 September 2014

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School events

Allithwaite CE School, Grange

June 1: Allithwaite WI will present the pupils with a commemorative laminated card featuring a photograph of the Queen, in the morning and in the afternoon the PTA will present the pupils with a jubilee mug.

From 1.10pm to 3pm an open invitation is extended to parents to join the pupils for a jubilee party.

A commemorative jubilee tree, provided by the PTA, will be planted in the grounds and all the children will have an opportunity to help plant it. There will be table top stalls in the grounds.

Barrow Island Community Primary School

May 30: A jubilee disco will be held after school.

June 1: A jubilee-themed lunch will be served featuring traditional British fair.

The pupils will be auditioning and showcasing their talent at a jubilee concert for their parents, after school.

Brisbane Park Infant School

May 31: The whole day will be taken up with jubilee activities. The children will wear red, white and blue and have the opportunity to play different instruments with a visiting musician. There will be a number of art and craft activities taking place, including customising hats.

Other visitors will include the Building Bridges representatives who will be joining the pupils for a picnic with cakes and ice creams in the afternoon.

Pupils will also be presented with a commemorative china mug.

Burlington CE School, Kirkby

June 1: A marquee will be erected on the community field.

Lucy Everett, from Dance Atikk, Kendal, has been teaching the children 1950s-style dances. She’ll be arriving on the morning of the party and taking the children to the marquee for a last rehearsal.

At 11.30am a replica Olympic torch will be arriving from Dowdales.

The children will have lunch in the park before an afternoon concert for the community, with songs from the 1950s, karaoke style. There will then be a 1950s-style dance, featuring jive and rock ’n’ roll.

At 5pm the children will be treated to a tea party provided by the community, before a party disco with magician Dave Simpson, until 8.30pm. Between 5pm and 5.30pm Lady Cavendish will present each child with a commemorative slate medallion.

Cartmel CE Primary School

June 3: A duck race will be held at midday before a jubilee party, in the primary school’s new hall, for pupils and the community between 3pm and 6pm.

Croftlands Junior and Infant School, Ulverston

June 1: A joint tea party with both schools, during which the children will perform to parents. Country and western singer Martin Smith will perform at 2pm. Two children from each class will be crowned king and queen and will be dressed in their finery. There will be a bouncy castle plus tea-party style refreshments, including scones with jam and cream.

Dane Ghyll Community Primary School, Barrow

May 30: The school is throwing a big party in the afternoon. The PTA is preparing the food, the children have made diamond shaped bunting with prizes for the best ones and they will wear red, white and blue as well as handmade crowns.

The children have also been studying short histories of the Queen’s reign.

Dean Barwick Primary School, Grange

June 1: The school is hosting a Jubilee Kite Day on Humphrey Head. The children are making a picnic for the lunchtime kite flying competition.

Flookburgh C o E Primary School, Flookburgh

June 1: All the children will dress in red, white and blue and celebrate the jubilee with a playground party with a mock coronation ceremony planned in the school’s new playground shelter.

Goodly Dale Community Primary School, Windermere

June 1: The children will bring sharing dishes for lunch which will be held outside in the yard and are wearing red, white and blue.

Grange CE School

June 1: Invited guests and the children will enjoy a buffet lunch followed by plenty of celebrations.

Greengate Junior School

May 31: The staff, governors and dinner ladies are hosting a traditional street party for the children from 1.30pm onwards.

The children will be served jelly and ice cream, there will be traditional bunting, magician Joel Dickinson will be performing table tricks and there will be a patriotic sing along before a disco.

All children will wear red, white and blue, with prizes for the best outfits.

Ireleth St Peter’s CE School

June 1: An Olympic torch will be arriving from Dowdales at 11am followed by a street party between 12 and 2pm. Traditional English picnic food will be served and the children are wearing red, white and blue.

Langdale CE School

May 25 (or May 28 in bad weather): Breaking with tradition, the children will be making a land art union flag in Cylinder’s Wood. Artists Rob Fraser and Anna Sharpe will be working with the children to create time lapse footage which will then be printed on boards outside the school. Weather permitting, this will be followed by a picnic in the woods.

Leven Valley CE School, Backbarrow

May 31: Parents and families are invited to join the children for a street party lunch in the playground at 12pm. Footage of the coronation will be shown before 1950s-themed games. The children will be dressing in red, white and blue.

Lindale CE Primary School

May 31: A party lunch will be served before party games in the afternoon. Children will wear red, white and blue.

Low Furness CE Primary School, Great Urswick

June 1: Children are dressing in red, white and blue for a street party in the school playground.

Millom Infant School

June 1: Parents are invited to pull up a rug and enjoy a picnic with the children from 1.30pm.

Newton School

June 1: The term will close with a royal banquet. The only male member of the teaching staff will be dressed as Henry VIII and the female teachers will be his six wives. The dinner ladies will be serving a buffet and the children are invited to dress as members of court.

Ramsden Infant School, Barrow

June 1: A 1950s-themed jubilee party will involve the staff and children dressing up in period costume or red, white and blue. The children will take part in old fashioned games, with a street party in the school playground from 11.30am.

Roose School, Barrow

June 1: The children are dressing in red, white and blue for a special lunch of meat and potato pie, which parents are invited to join.

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Barrow

June 1: A street-party style lunch with balloons and bunting from 11.45pm.

Sir John Barrow School, Ulverston

June 1: The school is hosting a street party and coronation in the morning and a summer fair from 1.30pm.

St Columba’s Catholic Primary School, Walney

June 1: The school is holding a jubilee extravaganza cake sale alongside a non-uniform day for the pupils.

St Cuthbert’s Catholic Primary School, Windermere

May 31: The school will enjoy a celebratory lunch, with crowns the accessory of the day.

St James’ CE Junior School, Barrow

June 1: Children will be dressing up for a party from 1.30pm.

South Walney Infant and Nursery School

May 30: Jenny Case, a collector of 1950s memorabilia and costumes, will arrive at 10am. The children will have a chance to dress up in vintage clothes and make observational drawings.

June 1: At 10am a tree planting ceremony will take place in the grounds. The school has purchased a white paper bark and peeling bark cherry tree and members of the community with close links to the school have been invited to help plant them.

At lunchtime the school is hosting a street-party style lunch with a Punch and Judy show from Dave Simpson and street dance activities with Sharon Lovidge.

Year two will be crowning a forest school king and queen with a carriage and train made from natural materials.

The school is also awarding prizes to the best stories along the theme of “what I would do if I were king or queen for the day”.

South Walney Junior School

June 1: The children will be dressing in red, white and blue and participating in Diamond Jubilee themed activities in the classroom. At lunch there will be a street party and a coronation crown competition with prizes for the best designs. Parents are invited to join the party in the afternoon with tombolas and different fairground activities organised, plus refreshments.

Thwaites School, Millom

May 30: Parents and the local community are invited to a garden party and buffet lunch. The garden will be brightly decorated in colourful bunting and children will be dressing up with masks of a royal theme and hats.

Tilly and Toms Jubilee Tea Party

June 1: The nursery school is holding a fundraising tea party to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee, which is open to the wider community, not just their pupils and families. On the day there will a children’s treasure hunt, face painting, afternoon tea and a cake stand. There will also be a raffle, with prizes donated by local businesses, including Mr Elephant, the Co-op, Heaths and Posh Flowers. Children attending are invited to dress in red, white and blue or in fancy dress as kings, queens or princesses. Everyone is welcome.

Victoria Infant and Nursery School, Barrow

June 1: Children will wear red, white and blue for a street party in the playground, with a surprise souvenir for parents. There will be goodies and activities from 11.30am.

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