Pupils learn all about their school’s past

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Neighbourhood News -

CHIL­DREN were on hand to show the Mayor of Whit­tle­sey all about their school’s his­tory at a new an­niver­sary ex­hi­bi­tion.

Pupils from Al­der­man Ja­cobs Pri­mary School wel­comed Mayor of Whit­tle­sey, Councillor Derek Steb­bing, to the of­fi­cial open­ing of their school’s 50th an­niver­sary dis­play at the school in Dry­bread Road last Fri­day.

Some of the items on show from the school’s his­tory in­cluded an old type­writer, which the Mayor tested out with pupils.

Also on show was a 1960s vin­tage ra­dio.

The ex­hi­bi­tion links in with a dis­play of mem­o­ra­bilia and arte­facts dat­ing from the 1960s at Whit­tle­sey Mu­seum, in Mar­ket Street.

It is open to the pub­lic on June 28 from 9am to 11am; July 7 from 12.30pm to 2.30pm; July 13 from 3.30pm to 5.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm on July 20.

Pic­ture:

ON SHOW: (above) Whit­tle­sey Mayor Cllr Derek Steb­bing (cen­tre) ex­am­ines an old typrewriter with Megan Drew­ery (left) and Baylin Randall (right). (METP-18-0610GM077)

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