Students pen poems for care home residents
- Credit: KERRI VELLA
Students at Ely College spent part of their English lessons writing poems, verses and scenes for residents of three local care homes.
Year 7 and 8 pupils have been using seasonal decorations and colour as part of the national ‘Classrooms To Care Homes’ project.
One Year 7 student said: "This has been a fun and jolly way to bring hope and joy to people’s hearts and brighten their lives."
Simon Warburton, principal, said: “Our local care home residents and staff have had such a challenging year, so we jumped at the opportunity to offer a little Ely College seasonal cheer.
"Residents have endured months of isolation and really must be missing their family and friends.
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"We hope the heartfelt words written by our younger students provide some comfort and joy, especially this Christmas time.
"We are so pleased to be part of this important community project.”
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The festive cards will be delivered to Ely care home residents next week, in time for the holiday season.