Time capsule holds stories of school life

Children from Bardwell Primary School bury a time capsule at Hastoe Housing Association's building site in the village
Children from Bardwell Primary School bury a time capsule at Hastoe Housing Association's building site in the village

PUPILS from Bardwell Church of England Primary School have had their work become buried ‘treasure’.

The youngsters provided interesting stories about their school and themselves to be buried in a time capsule by Hastoe Housing Association, who are building eight new affordable homes on a site in Bardwell village.

The pupils were invited by the housing association to go along to the site show off their work and see it put in the capsule. Then they watched a mechanical digger dig a hole to bury it in .

Year 4 pupil Courtney Moore said, “I was so excited to be chosen to put the time capsule in the ground.

“We hope that one day other children will find our box and learn about our school.”

Headteacher Caroline Clarke said: “Events like this are very special. We enjoy working with local businesses and burying our time capsule gave us a chance to celebrate and remind ourselves of all the great things going on at our school.”

Senior development officer for Hastoe Housing Association Isobel Wright said: “These new affordable homes will be for local people so it was lovely to have local children, some of whom may well end up living here, involved in the early stages of the project.”