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Suffolk school and nursery children mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with parties, crafts and tree planting



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Celebrations to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee will no doubt leave children with lasting memories.

From crown making and tea parties to ceremonial tree planting and commemorative mugs, our schools and nurseries have pulled out all the stops.

It has been a chance for children to learn about the Queen as she celebrates 70 years of service.

At Sebert Wood Community Primary School in Bury St Edmunds the celebrations ended with ll the year groups having a tea party outside (57048947)
At Sebert Wood Community Primary School in Bury St Edmunds the celebrations ended with ll the year groups having a tea party outside (57048947)

In Bury St Edmunds, Sebert Wood Community Primary School held activities including creating artwork, which is on display at the Arc, making crowns and holding a ceremonial tree planting. “It has been a wonderful day, ending with all the year groups having a tea party outside!” said the school.

The children at Springfield Day Nursery in Bury St Edmunds enjoyed making crowns and flags and making decorated buns and biscuits (57049412)
The children at Springfield Day Nursery in Bury St Edmunds enjoyed making crowns and flags and making decorated buns and biscuits (57049412)

Also in the town, children at Springfield Day Nursery enjoyed Jubilee arts and crafts, as well as making decorated buns and biscuits.

At Thurston Community College the Year 7s made paper crowns and bunting whilst learning all about Her Majesty's 70 years on the throne. (57049200)
At Thurston Community College the Year 7s made paper crowns and bunting whilst learning all about Her Majesty's 70 years on the throne. (57049200)

Older children didn’t miss out, with Year 7s at Thurston Community College making paper crowns and bunting.

The PTA of Risby Primary School organised a Jubillee Party for the last day of term (57050048)
The PTA of Risby Primary School organised a Jubillee Party for the last day of term (57050048)

At Risby CEVC Primary School, the PTA organised a Jubilee party and activities included painting bird boxes, biscuit decorating and flag making, with every child given a keepsake bookmark.

At Barrow CEVC Primary School, the chairman of the Parish Council John Pearson came in to present commemorative mugs to the children in celebration of the Jubliee (57049756)
At Barrow CEVC Primary School, the chairman of the Parish Council John Pearson came in to present commemorative mugs to the children in celebration of the Jubliee (57049756)

Meanwhile, children at Barrow CEVC Primary School came away with commemorative mugs.

Elveden C of E Primary Academy celebrated with a party in the playground as well as having a visit from Lord Iveagh from Elveden Estate.During his visit a commemorative tree for the Jubilee was planted with children tying red, white and blue ribbons to it (57050200)
Elveden C of E Primary Academy celebrated with a party in the playground as well as having a visit from Lord Iveagh from Elveden Estate.During his visit a commemorative tree for the Jubilee was planted with children tying red, white and blue ribbons to it (57050200)

As well as a party, Elveden C of E Primary Academy had a visit from Lord Iveagh from Elveden Estate, during which a commemorative tree was planted.

The Eco Team at Walsham le Willows CEVC Primary School have been involved in the set up of the Jubilee Wood in Walsham le Willows (57049919)
The Eco Team at Walsham le Willows CEVC Primary School have been involved in the set up of the Jubilee Wood in Walsham le Willows (57049919)

The Eco Team at Walsham le Willows CEVC Primary School have helped to get the Jubilee celebrations for the village off to an ‘exciting’ start by getting involved in setting up a future Jubilee Wood.