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St Peter In Eastgate Infant School

St Peter In Eastgate Church of England Infant School

Visit to Christmas Tea Party

Year 1 Visit to a Tea Party

On 13th December, Year One visited St Peter in Eastgate Seniors’ Christmas Tea Party. We had been thinking about the importance of giving as well as receiving, and the class decided to make a card and gift to take to the people there. They were especially concerned that older people might feel lonely and wanted them to feel special and cared for, particularly at Christmas time. We learned many new skills while making our gifts and had lots of fun in the process. We also learned lots of new songs and devised actions to help us remember them.

On the afternoon of the event we were a little nervous, but so excited! We gave our cards and gifts out, then sang our songs and asked everyone to join with us and sing ‘Away in a Manger’ at the end. We loved being able to ‘give to others’. Our teacher was so proud of us. And we thoroughly enjoyed the chocolate biscuit that we were given at the end as well as giving Reverend Marvin a high five as we left to go home!

Comments received  from Cannon Marvin

Dear Ms Mehrik and everyone at School who came to St Peters Seniors on Tuesday,

It was such a joy to welcome the staff and children to our Seniors Afternoon Tea on Tuesday.

Thank you for our Christmas Cards and gifts and for the singing which was very enjoyable and helped make the afternoon very special.

Thank you for coming to be with us and we hope you all enjoyed your visit as much as we did.

We hope you all have a very Happy Christmas and your teachers have a few days restful holiday.


Canon Marvin 



Please see the photos in our gallery of  the tea party