12 noon Whole school buffet with all classes in together on long tables with teachers having meals with the children as they used to do. There'll be balloons, 60s music and a lunchtime menu from school’s first week of opening: cottage pie and veg, then jam roly poly and custard - delicious!
1.15pm After lunch, open afternoon with Y6 children taking visitors around school.
2.00pm Whole School Worship
Sue and Reverend Horsfall to welcome everybody.
Special guests – members of the history society to talk about when the first Christ Church School and Christ Church first opened, then the opening of the present school in 1969. They will present an exhibition of photographs in decades, with artefacts and guests from each era.
60s medley of songs - step back to the time when our school was built in the swinging sixties -1969
Bishop Libby to talk and lead a prayer to the school
She will then formally open and bless our fabulous new classroom and our library.
Reverend Horsfall to lead a prayer of blessing.
Sue to invite everyone to afternoon tea, with a picnic and sweetie surprises for the children, and refreshments, tea and cakes for adults
3.30pm Afternoon tea party and exhigition of photographs of the original school 150 years ago and our school since 1969
You can wear 1960s dress if you want to!