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Falkland Primary School celebrates ‘absolutely wonderful’ summer fete in Newbury





A Newbury school held its summer fete for pupils, parents and other supporters at the weekend.

Children at Falkland Primary School, in Andover Road, flocked to the school’s summer fete on Saturday (July 6).

Year 5 and 6 pupils enjoying games and stalls
Year 5 and 6 pupils enjoying games and stalls

Despite a wet start, visitors made the most of the day featuring snacks and treats, various stalls and games, plus raffle hampers.

Ida Ellis, age eight
Ida Ellis, age eight

And younger visitors could also pet a pony — and a T-Rex.

Isabel Mortlock, age four, with Puddle and Dulcie West from Heroes
Isabel Mortlock, age four, with Puddle and Dulcie West from Heroes

“The weather hit us hard, but we did what we do best and pulled together after months of work and planning,” said a spokesperson for the Falkland School Association.

Year 5 and 6 pupils enjoying games and stalls
Year 5 and 6 pupils enjoying games and stalls
Sophie Mann, age six, enjoying an ice cream while waiting for the rain to pass
Sophie Mann, age six, enjoying an ice cream while waiting for the rain to pass

“Thank you all so much for all your hard work and precious time to make [Saturday] a huge success for our school.”

Attendees also praised the school’s efforts online.

Owen and Lewis wearing face paint
Owen and Lewis wearing face paint
Falkland School Fete allotment stall
Falkland School Fete allotment stall

“You did an amazing job. Thank you so much,” said one visitor.

“It was such a lovely day. Thank you all,” added another.



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