School has garden party for Queen

St Mary's Garden Party SUS-160623-092007001
St Mary's Garden Party SUS-160623-092007001

St Mary’s school and college in Wrestwood Road, Bexhill held a garden party last week to celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday.

The sun shone and everyone had a great time on the terrace, fancy dress was optional and lots of staff and children wore wonderful costumes.

The St Mary’s in house catering team provided the buffet, which included Salmon and cucumber sandwiches, strawberries and cream, red white and blue jelly and a variety of different cakes.

Ice creams were provided by Di Paolo’s of Bexhill and proved very popular with the children.

Peterhouse Care Home in Bexhill very kindly lent us their cardboard cut-out of the Queen and everyone enjoyed having their photo taken with her.

Salty the Starfish, the school mascot also made an appearance, greeting the children as they took their seats for tea.

The children also sang and signed the words to God Save the Queen assisted by Sign language teacher Rachael Gildersleeve.

After the tea, there was a disco on the Terrace where Consultant Principal Amanda Clugston joined in the fun and there were games on the playing field, which included, beat the goalkeeper and the most popular event, throwing wet sponges at members of the staff.

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