Berkhamsted pupils get creative to show their appreciation for key workers
Special delivery for key workers from Northchurch
The children of key workers at a school in Berkhamsted have been working hard to create their community a happy place during the coronavirus pandemic.
Some pupils at St Mary’s C of E Primary School, in Northchurch, have been getting creative to show their appreciation for key workers, they have written letters and jokes and drawn pictures. They then decided who they would like to send them to.
The school posted them to 13 key workers, including supermarkets, vets, firefighters, police, care homes/carers and hospitals - pictures were even sent to the National Crime Agency in London!
Ceris Taylor, Deputy Head Teacher, said: "We’re incredibly proud of all of the children at St Mary’s who even during these difficult times are a beacon of hope and happiness!"
The children’s work didn’t go unnoticed and we received some wonderful ‘Thank you’ messages back. Stoke Mandeville Hospital and Tesco in Tring thanked the school for the special deliveries they received.
Stoke Mandeville said: "Firstly I would like to say a huge Thank You to you and all your children who have taken the time to draw pictures, write letters and send jokes to us here on Ward 3. They are all amazing and the jokes really made us all laugh."
Tring Tesco said: "I just wanted to say a huge thanks to all of your children who sent us the lovely thank you messages. It means so much to the colleagues in Tring to be appreciated for the work that they do, and this made our day. I placed the letters and drawing on the community notice board as per my photos."
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