King’s Ely pupils join dozens of the region’s 90-year-olds for a spot of tea at the Palace to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday

King's Ely, holding a Tea Party for Ely residents who are 90 years old or above, (l-r) 101 year old

King's Ely, holding a Tea Party for Ely residents who are 90 years old or above, (l-r) 101 year old Katie Coleman, from Lily House, Ely, with student Alex, and friend Bridgette Gavin, (86) from Lily House, - Credit: Archant

King’s Ely continued their celebrations for the Queen’s 90th birthday by hosting a special ‘Tea at the Palace’ afternoon - joined by 95 residents from around East Cambridgeshire aged 90 and over.

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Almost 100 residents who share their age with or are older than the Queen - including 101-year-old Katie Coleman - were invited to the the school’s Old Palace on Barton Road for a spot of tea and cake, followed by musical entertainment and a tour from school principal Sue Freestone.

The tea party preceded the school’s earlier celebrations, held at it’s Acremont campus, where dozens of pupils in year one, two and three, posed in the formation of a ‘90’ for a special photo, captured by drone.


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