Pupils, staff and the local community came together to celebrate the 50th birthday of a local primary school.
Holy Family Catholic Primary School in Halewood opened its doors in 1962, and a week-long activity of celebrations were held to mark the milestone birthday.
In the run-up to the celebrations, pupils studied what life was like in the 1960s when the school opened, and each year group then learned about a particular decade from the 1960s through to modern day. They produced both written work and art-based work based on events and famous people from the decade they studied.
Parents and members of the local community were invited to attend open mornings to see the children’s work, which was showcased in the school’s new library.
Pupils also dressed up in the style of the era and performed some of the iconic songs and dances of the different decades.
“The open mornings were a huge success, with past pupils, parents and other local people coming along to see the children’s work showcased.
“Everyone got into the spirit of the celebrations and we look forward to another 50 years!”
Cllr Graham Wright, Knowsley Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Family Services, commented,
“It’s great to see the whole community getting involved in celebrating Holy Family’s 50th birthday. The school is a special place for many local people, with generations of the same family attending the school over the years.”
Photo caption: Keira Luckock, 7, and Melissa Noble, 8, with 70s and 80s items