Young and old mix in per­fect har­mony

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - NEWS -

THIS week marked the end of a se­ries of out­ings made by school­child­ren vis­it­ing the el­derly.

Year 6 girls from Malt­man’s Green School, in Ger­rards Cross, have been vis­it­ing two residential homes, Rock House and Mul­berry Court.

Teacher Mrs Lee, said: “It has been a pure hon­our to es­cort them and wit­ness their abil­ity to com­mu­ni­cate so beau­ti­fully with the res­i­dents.

“As we go in the faces light up and great fun is had by all as the girls chat to, and en­ter­tain mu­si­cally, those liv­ing and work­ing at the homes.”

As well as talk­ing to res­i­dents the girls per­formed songs from mu­si­cals Oliver! and The Sound of Mu­sic.

Miss Guy, head of mu­sic, said: “It is al­ways lovely to see how an­i­mated some of the res­i­dents are when our girls visit, and I hope the girls are aware of just how much joy and hap­pi­ness they bring to the res­i­dents when they talk to them.”

GET­TING TO KNOW YOU: Year 6 girls from Malt­man’s Green School, in Ger­rards Cross, have been talk­ing with, and singing to, el­derly res­i­dents at Rock House and Mul­berry Court.

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