Platinum Jubilee: Windsor Boys School Schools Week Launch

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A SCHOOL held a special launch event to share ideas for Platinum Jubilee Schools Week.

the Windsor Boys’ School met with teachers and representatives from many Windsor schools to discuss ideas for Her Majesty’s celebrations.

The aim of Schools’ Week, which runs from May 23-27, is to give students the opportunity to work together on projects outside of the classroom.

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Councilor John Story, the Mayor of RBWM, gave his ideas for Schools Week and invited 70 primary school children to a Mayor’s Tea Party at the Guildhall.

Cllr Story said: ‘An exciting program of Platinum Jubilee events and other celebrations to mark Her Majesty’s 70 years of service are planned across the Royal Borough, and we want the whole community to be involved.

“Jubilee Schools Week is an important part of the program and a great way to engage local young people, ahead of the main weekend of celebrations in June.

“I was very happy to attend the launch and I hope that many schools and young people will get involved and contribute ideas.”

Guests of many Windsor area schools and members of the Windsor Platinum Jubilee Committee. Photo: Platinum Jubilee

The event kicked off with Windsor Boys’ School Principal Sean Furness and the President of the Windsor Platinum Jubilee CommitteeGraham Barker.

The pair presented a larger plan for how the community will celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee this year.

And James Manwaring, music director for Windsor Learning Partnership, said his vision was for a busy week with all schools working together on many activities.

Guests at the launch also enjoyed musical performances by students Johnny Slade and Annie Higton.

Slough Observer: Annie Higton from Windsor Girls' School.  Image: Windsor Platinum JubileeAnnie Hington of Windsor Girls’ School. Image: Windsor Platinum Jubilee

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And people were even able to delve into a range of canapes prepared by pupils from Windsor Boys‘ School and Windsor Girls’ School.

At the moment, music concerts are already planned for May 26 and a Jubilee Banquet for May 23.

Visit the Windsor Platinum Jubilee website for more details.

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