Grandparents share pupils’ day at school

South Lee Early Years and Pre Prep invited Grandparents to join them for lunch and to ' stay and play' for breaktime - to celebrate Grandparents day.

Pictured: Grandparents and grandchildren from left: Cath Catchpole with Millie Bale (5) Chris Davies with Tillie Jack (5) along with Charlie Jack (7) and Patrick O'Mahony with Lily Godfrey ANL-160310-163713009
South Lee Early Years and Pre Prep invited Grandparents to join them for lunch and to ' stay and play' for breaktime - to celebrate Grandparents day. Pictured: Grandparents and grandchildren from left: Cath Catchpole with Millie Bale (5) Chris Davies with Tillie Jack (5) along with Charlie Jack (7) and Patrick O'Mahony with Lily Godfrey ANL-160310-163713009

A special day dedicated to gradparents was enjoyed by young children at South Lee School on Monday.

Grandparents were inviuted to join the Early Years and P{re-Prep departments to share lunch and some stay and play time.

South Lee Early Years and Pre Prep invited Grandparents to join them for lunch and to ' stay and play' for breaktime - to celebrate Grandparents day.

Pictured; Grandparents Penny and John Taylor with Benjamin Adalbert (4) ANL-160310-163618009

South Lee Early Years and Pre Prep invited Grandparents to join them for lunch and to ' stay and play' for breaktime - to celebrate Grandparents day. Pictured; Grandparents Penny and John Taylor with Benjamin Adalbert (4) ANL-160310-163618009

Activities ranged across the board including making mud pies outside and enjoying a read.

The event was held to mark Grandparents Day UK which was celebrated on Sunday.

Some 32 grannies and grandads joined theiur grandchildren for lunch and shared chicken Rogan Josh curry, rice, naan bread and mango chutney followed by yoghurt fruit corner or a fruit platter.

The weather proved perfectand grandparents stayed and played in the playground or in the Forest School woodland area.

South Lee Early Years and Pre Prep invited Grandparents to join them for lunch and to ' stay and play' for breaktime - to celebrate Grandparents day.

Pictured: Jane Nesham with grandchild Imogen Donald (3) making a mud pie ANL-160310-163631009

South Lee Early Years and Pre Prep invited Grandparents to join them for lunch and to ' stay and play' for breaktime - to celebrate Grandparents day. Pictured: Jane Nesham with grandchild Imogen Donald (3) making a mud pie ANL-160310-163631009

Head of Pre-Prep Sarah-Jane Catchpole said: “It was a delight to see so many grandparents joining in with the fun and games. A super event which was thoroughly enjoyed by all.”

South Lee Early Years and Pre Prep invited Grandparents to join them for lunch and to ' stay and play' for breaktime - to celebrate Grandparents day.

Pictured: Jane Jennings with Granddaughter Annabelle Hunter (6) ANL-160310-163458009

South Lee Early Years and Pre Prep invited Grandparents to join them for lunch and to ' stay and play' for breaktime - to celebrate Grandparents day. Pictured: Jane Jennings with Granddaughter Annabelle Hunter (6) ANL-160310-163458009