The style of the Sixties

CHILDREN at a Huntingdon primary school were transported back to the 1960s last week to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the building and opening of their school. Hartford Infant School held a week of Sixties-inspired activities to celebrate its officia

CHILDREN at a Huntingdon primary school were transported back to the 1960s last week to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the building and opening of their school.

Hartford Infant School held a week of Sixties-inspired activities to celebrate its official opening 40 years ago.

Students were asked to dress in Sixties outfits and were given free milk, asked to plant trees and flowers and take part in a Sixties sports day with sack races and a dressing-up race. Lessons also had a Sixties feel with desks put in rows and children asked to stand when the head teacher entered the room.

A reunion for former staff and governors was also held to mark the anniversary.

Head teacher at the school Julie Burdon said the children had a great time. She said: "The children really enjoyed the activities but we had to explain to them that it was just pretend. The event was held to celebrate the success of the school over the last 40 years and its continuing success due to its great pupils.

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