Pupils en­joy a flower show to stir the senses

Harefield Gazette - - NEWS - By Goolis­tan Cooper goolis­tan.cooper@trin­i­tymir­ror.com

A PRI­MARY school for chil­dren with se­vere learn­ing dif­fi­cul­ties en­joyed a day out at the Hamp­ton Court Flower Show.

Grange­wood School, which is part of the Eden Academy, had en­tered a na­tional scare­crow com­pe­ti­tion and were in­vited to the fa­mous Royal Horticultural So­ci­ety show ear­lier this month.

A mem­ber of staff said: “It was lovely to see so many chil­dren en­joy­ing the sights, sounds and smells of the show, which in­cluded the rose mar­quee, a but­ter­fly dome and fab­u­lous show gar­dens.”

The school, which is based in East­cote but run by Hilling­don Coun­cil, was in­vited to the show af­ter pupils, in­spired by the chil­dren’s book What­ever Next!, made a bear, stuffed it with straw, and dressed him in their school uni­form.

Dur­ing their visit the guests picked up some plants and dec­o­ra­tions for the school, in Fore Street.

n ‘FAB­U­LOUS’: Chil­dren and staff from Grange­wood School at Hamp­ton Court Flower Show

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