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Didcot children remember Queen Elizabeth II through artwork


Sep 28, 2022

CHILDREN at a primary school in Didcot have been remember Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II through artwork and stories.

Pupils at Willowcroft Primary School in Mereland Road have been working hard writing stories, painting pictures and learning about why the late monarch was important.

The children have been saying they will miss Queen Elizabeth II following her death earlier this month in Balmoral.

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A state funeral took place last week on Monday (September 19) which saw the majority of the UK take part in a Bank Holiday during the mourning period.

They decided the best way to send her off was to remember her in the school corridor.

Deputy headteacher Jodie Brown said: “It has been a wonderful way to remember her and what she did for our country.”

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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Wallingford, Wantage and Didcot.

Get in touch with her by emailing: Gee.harland@newsquest.co.uk

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