Green-fingered pupils from Ely St John’s primary school get funding boost

PUBLISHED: 14:45 24 November 2016 | UPDATED: 14:58 24 November 2016

Mr Poli, head of outdoor learning with pupils from Ely St John’s primary school in the school's allotment.

Mr Poli, head of outdoor learning with pupils from Ely St John’s primary school in the school's allotment.

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Ely St John’s primary school’s outdoor areas have received a big cash boost.

Peter Holden, Mr Poli and Sheila Friend-Smith.Peter Holden, Mr Poli and Sheila Friend-Smith.

The school won an award of £200 from the Needham’s Foundation in memory of the late Bernie Parker, who was a well-know gardener and horticulturalist, which will be used to improve the outdoor areas at the school.

Ely City Councillor Sheila Friend-Smith and City of Ely Horticultural Society member Peter Holden were on hand to present the cheque to the school, which has also had a pond and gazebo built thanks to the Needham’s Foundation.


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