PUPILS GREET ROYAL GUEST
CHILDREN waved union flags to welcome a visit from royalty as the Duchess of Gloucester officially opened their refurbished school building.
The duchess official opened the new and improved Glebe Prima School at a special ceremony on Wednesday
Children lined the playground to welcom her, before she was giv tour of the school and performed the official opening ceremony in t school hall.
Journalist, broadcast and author Sue Cook, who grew up in Ruislip and is a former pupil o the school, was also at official opening alongside the Mayor o Hillingdon, councillor Catherine Dann.
Ms Cook was asked to unveil the school’s new library, named in her honour.
Headteacher, Nick Alford, said: “We wanted to name some of the rooms in the new building after some of our alumni and as a successful journalist and author we thought naming the library after Sue Cook would be ideal. "When I asked her if that would be OK she was delighted and I think she was very pleased to be asked to come and open it for us" Visit www.getwestlondon.co.uk for more. info
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ROYAL VISIT: (Clockwise from right) The Duchess of Gloucester takes a tour; inset Sue Cook; unveiling the plaque; the pupils sing; the duchess received a bouquet