Goodmayes school celebrates area’s ‘rich culture’ in end-of-term ‘diversity day’

Pupils try their hand at African drumming

Pupils try their hand at African drumming - Credit: Archant

Goodmayes Primary marked the end of its summer term by celebrating the “culturally rich environment in which we live”.

Pupils try Bollywood style dancing

Pupils try Bollywood style dancing - Credit: Archant

Workshops in Bollywood dancing, henna hand designs and African head wraps were among the many things on offer at the school’s “diversity day” on July 11.

The event culminated a term of work on the topic, which has seen children learn about a wide range of its pupils’ backgrounds.

Deputy head Marianne Enchill-Balogun said it had been “lovely” having pupils, parents and staff working together as a community.

“Throughout the topic, a lot of people have learnt lots about each other and some people have learnt a lot about themselves I think,” she added.

Pupils try out the very British culture of tea and cucumber sandwiches

Pupils try out the very British culture of tea and cucumber sandwiches - Credit: Archant


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