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'Thank you, ma’am, for 70 years of wisdom and service' – Thurso primary school celebrates the Queen's Jubilee with a big number 70


By David G Scott

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Staff and pupils at Mount Pleasant Primary School celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on Thursday, June 2, by forming a huge number 70 representing Her Majesty's years of service to the people.

Staff and pupils at Mount Pleasant Primary School get their sums right for this spectacular aerial shot as they form the number 70 for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebration.
Staff and pupils at Mount Pleasant Primary School get their sums right for this spectacular aerial shot as they form the number 70 for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebration.

They enjoyed a street party style lunch wearing their “posh” and “party” clothes to school.

The school's Gardening Group, led by Mrs Wares, planted eight trees as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy and unveiled a commemorative seat and table in a sunny spot of the school grounds, creating the Queen’s Garden – a lasting legacy for the next 70 years.

Eoin Glen, P7 pupil, said: “It was so nice getting to plant the trees as part of the Queen’s Canopy because these trees will be around for 70 years or more for everybody to look at and enjoy.”


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