Hav­ing fun with Oo Loom­pas and Wil­lie

THE value of the writ­ten word and the power of mu­sic were demon­strated at two events staged by a school and a chil­dren’s cen­tre.

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Family Announcements - by Mike Ben­nett mben­nett@thek­m­group.co.uk

IT’S been a busy two years for teach­ing as­sis­tant Tri­cia Hardy who over­sees the run­ning of the li­brary at Willes­bor­ough In­fants School, which has re­cently un­der­gone a makeover.

Last week was par­tic­u­larly hec­tic with nu­mer­ous ac­tiv­i­ties staged dur­ing a book week.

On Tues­day pupils en­joyed a visit from chil­dren’s au­thor Ian MacDon­ald who told them how books are made and the chil­dren some of his own

Chil­dren were in­spired by him own writ­ing and the school se­lec­tion of his signed books to in the li­brary for the chil­dren

Fri­day was dress­ing up day, chil­dren and staff dressed as their book char­ac­ters. Head teacher par­tic­i­pated as Hor­rid Henry, squi with her wa­ter gun.

Re­cep­tion staff dressed up Loom­pas and Willy Wonka and

Pic­ture: Martin Apps

Iso­bel, Eloise, Ethan, Ryan and Con­nor en­joy­ing them­selves

Lee Robin­son with Ge­orge Robin­son and Toby Wa­ters

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