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Castor CE Primary School pupils plant tree over buried time capsule at Castor Lodge Care Home to mark Queen's Platinum Jubilee



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Children from Castor CE Primary School recently visited Castor Lodge Care Home to bury a time capsule and plant a tree.

Residents were delighted to welcome the children from the school council to their garden to join them for refreshments and a planting ceremony.

The children bought poems, letters, drawings and artwork they had been working on to commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Castor CE Primary School pupils with residents of Castor Lodge Care Home
Castor CE Primary School pupils with residents of Castor Lodge Care Home

Residents had time to look at their work which was on display in the care home before it was safely sealed inside the time capsule.

Saihaan, from Year 6, was tasked with planting the oak tree to mark the spot where the time capsule is buried in the garden. The children were keen to tell residents about their work and what they had learned about the Queen’s 70-year reign.

Home manager Natalie White said: “Our residents had a lovely morning chatting with the children and hearing about their time at school.

Castor CE Primary School pupils with residents of Castor Lodge Care Home
Castor CE Primary School pupils with residents of Castor Lodge Care Home

“We love to welcome children to meet our residents and are keen to build relationships with our local schools and community groups. Creating links with local people of all ages is so important for our resident’s well-being. The children had a great time exploring the garden, chatting with staff and residents, and enjoying our chef’s chocolate brownies.”



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