Bishop calls in at Northumberland primary school on historic pilgrimage

The Bishop of Newcastle called in on pupils at Warkworth C of E Primary School before setting off on a pilgrimage.

Tuesday, 11th June 2019, 4:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th June 2019, 11:33 am
Bishop of Newcastle, the Right Reverend Christine Hardman, with pupils and staff from Warkworth Primary School.

Rt Rev Christine Hardman was tackling part of St Oswald’s Way, the long-distance route from Holy Island to Heavenfield, near Hexham, which links places associated with the 7th Century King of Northumbria.

Pupils prayed with Bishop Christine before she started her 13-mile journey to Craster.

Bishop Christine said: “It’s been quite extraordinary, even more marvellous than I thought it would be.”

Headteacher Laura Ritson added: “Our school was built for the community and so our shared vision focuses on building each other up, working together and supporting everyone to thrive as God's children.”