Angmering pupils plant lasting reminder of lockdown

Year-two children at St Margaret’s CE Primary School in Angmering clubbed together to buy two trees to mark Lockdown 2020.

Pupils from Cherry and Willow classes wanted to leave a lasting reminder of this difficult year to show that even in the toughest time, there is a rainbow of hope.

They planted a cherry blossom and weeping willow tree in the school grounds to commemorate the lockdown experienced by all children across county in 2020.

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Mike Jee, head teacher, said: “It was an unprecedented time for the children, who carried on their learning from home via virtual lessons and with support from parents and carers.

Year-two pupils at St Margaret's CE Primary School in Angmering clubbed together to buy two trees to mark Lockdown 2020

“The children are delighted to be back at school and be with their teachers and friends but wanted to recognise this extraordinary time.”