Friends and family joined us on Friday morning for our Leavers Service. Year 4 children spoke of their hopes and wishes for the future before putting their writing into a special box to be opened when they are 21! They have also put in items to remind them of their time at Cherry Orchard including a programme from the school play, a DVD, a school photo and sports trophies! We will also be planting a cherry tree to remind us of our Year 4 class and the children have all written their name and the date on pebbles to be placed around the base of the tree.
We were also pleased to welcome Mr John Angood, President of Pershore Rotary Club who came to our service and presented all the Year 4 children with a dictionary donated by the Rotary Club.
We also said goodbye to three members of staff - Miss Buttitta who is leaving to become a teacher, Mrs Corteen who will be starting a teacher training course and Miss Jinks who will be continuing to teach sports in primary schools.
Tracy Gresham, Chair of the Friends, is also leaving us as Lucas is moving on to Middle School. We would like to say a big thank you for all her hard work over the last few years and the fundraising events she has organised - we will miss her!
Year 4 sang an emotional Leavers Song before the whole school joined in with a last performance of the song What A Knight from the school production.
After the service, friends and family joined the children on the field for a picnic - a lovely way to finish the term!
Good luck at Middle School Year 4 - Shine like the stars that you are!