Doncaster schools share in birthday celebrations

Grange Lane Infants' Academy held a party for the Queen's 90 birthday
Grange Lane Infants' Academy held a party for the Queen's 90 birthday

Pupils at Grange Lane infants’ Academy in Rossington wore red, white and blue for a picnic celebration of the Queen’s birthday, with crowns and flags they had made themselves.

Classes learned all about the longest reigning monarch and her family, and about the crown jewels, and where they are stored.

When it was discovered that the crown jewels had been stolen, year two children had to use their maths skills to find and solve clues to discover the culprit, all as part of fun educational activity before their street party.

An academy spokeswoman said: “We enjoyed an amazing street-style party in our school playground with 151 children enjoying a picnic lunch.”

At Thorne Green Top Primary School parents were invited to share in playground ninetieth birthday celebrations.

The festivity included a birthday lunch, themed games and sessions throughout the afternoon and a school fayre with stalls and attractions at the end of the day.

Many schools around the borough held special events in honour of the occasion of the Queen’s ninetieth birthday, ranging from parties, to dress-up days, cake stalls and class activities with lessons linked to the royal family.