June 19 2013 Latest news:
Lizzie Dearden, Reporter
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
A Clayhall school celebrated its 60th anniversary on Friday with a lunch, talent contest, fete and star guest Naomi Scott, from the Disney Channel.
The star of Disney film Lemonade Mouth judged the talent show at Gilbert Colvin Primary School and signed autographs for the children.
Head teacher Debbie Wiles said: “They were excited to see her, there were a few hysterical screams.
“It was a very good day.”
Pupils and teachers celebrated the occasion with a “corridor party” after the playground street party was rained off.
And Year 6 students had an Apprentice-style competition to see who made the most profit with stalls at the summer fete.
The 60th anniversary had a special significance for the school in the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Year.
Mr Wiles said: “The building of the school coincided with the Queen’s ascension to the throne and if you look from above, the building is in the shape of a giant ‘E’.”