Sto­ry­book he­roes in school pa­rade

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - OPINION - by Mike Ben­nett

PUPILS and staff at Downs View In­fants’ School dressed up as colour­ful char­ac­ters for a pa­rade on Fri­day as part of their arts and books week. Other ac­tiv­i­ties in­cluded a project on the artist Matisse by the whole school, and a visit from chil­dren’s au­thor Paul Ger­aghty. The school in Ball Lane, Ken­ning­ton, will be open­ing its art ex­hi­bi­tion to the pub­lic on Mon­day, March 26, be­tween 3pm and 9pm.

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Grace, seven, as Nurse Grace Kent, and Lucy, seven, as Jessie

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Pupils and staff dressed up as colour­ful char­ac­ters as part of the school’s arts and books week

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Snow Whites Kaci, Jes­sica, Lauren and Melissa, all five, take part in the pa­rade

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Lisa Somerville, as The Worst Witch, with Jesse, five, as Elmer the Ele­phant, and Libby, six, as Mr Tickle

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El­lie, seven, as a cow­girl

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