Whittingham pupils celebrate Northumberland Day

Whittingham C of E Primary School pupils have been celebrating all things Northumbrian.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 10th June 2019, 12:58 pm
Updated Thursday, 13th June 2019, 1:13 pm
Fun for Northumberland Day at Whittingham Primary.
Fun for Northumberland Day at Whittingham Primary.

Headteacher Belinda Athey wanted everyone to have a muckle bari time at a series of events to mark Northumberland Day.The children learnt to dance to the Northumbrian beat; pupils and staff went to school dressed in the colours of the Northumbrian flag; nursery and reception class made their own flag decorations; Years 1 and 2 made matchbox memory boxes; Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 worked with Sally Brewis and volunteers from Baliffgate Museum on dialect; and school cook Mary Arkle served up Northumbrian specialities.

Modelling creations to mark Northumberland Day.
A pupil shows off her Northumberland Day creation at Whittingham Primary.

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Whittingham's younger pupils also got involved in the fun.
A special Northumbrian-themed lunch was provided.