A fond farewell - 600 Norfolk pupils celebrate their time at primary school with Big Sing

The Big Sing event at Open, in Norwich, which saw 600 year six pupils wave farewell to their time at

The Big Sing event at Open, in Norwich, which saw 600 year six pupils wave farewell to their time at primary school. Picture: The Diocese of Norwich - Credit: Archant

Hundreds of Norfolk primary school leavers from more than 20 schools warmed up their vocal cords to celebrate their first phase of education.

Almost 600 year six pupils from 24 academies run by the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT) gathered at Open, in Norwich, to celebrate their years as primary pupils.

After chief executive Paul Dunning gave a word of welcome and an opening prayer was held, the Big Sing event saw musical performances from youngsters and songs from all the children.

Pupils shared some of their favourite memories from primary school, including their first day in reception and schools trips.

Mr Dunning said: 'This was the second year we ran the celebration and once again it was wonderful. It was lovely to hear the children's memories of their time at primary school and I know that all the DNEAT staff and teachers at the academies will be wishing them every success for their time at high school.'


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