12 Apr 2012

Infant pupils from Newcastle Church High School have ended the term on a high with an adorable annual egg rolling competition, which took place in the Junior School grounds.

Teams of eight pupils, made up of the school’s four junior houses (named after historic castles in Northumberland) – Dunstanburgh Castle, Alnwick Castle, Warkworth Castle and Bamburgh Castle, each took it in turns to see how far their colourfully decorated eggs would roll! The girls taking part were from Nursery through to Infants, with the overall winner announced as seven year old, Evie Ford, from near Bedlington, Northumberland.
Evie, who is a member of Alnwick House, said: “I am very happy to have won the egg rolling competition – it has been lots of fun! I won two points for my house team and everyone that entered got to have a mini chocolate egg as well. I am really excited for the Easter holidays now!”

Mrs Janette Kirkham, Preparatory teacher at Church High, said: “The girls really entered into the Easter sprit and the whole event has provided us with a fantastic end to the term! The sun was shining and the girls used the eggs they had decorated at home for the competition.”

In addition to the Easter egg rolling competition, girls from Church High yesterday enjoyed an inspiring Easter service at St George’s Church, Jesmond and took part in a House Fashion Show, in which they made their own costumes.

Photo: Church High girls take part in Easter egg rolling competition