Borough’s youngsters thank the NHS
Young people from the across the borough have been working hard to keep the spirits of our incredible NHS staff high by thanking them in a number of creative ways.
Pupils who are still attending Becontree Primary School have created a rainbow banner out of paint and hand printing which has been placed on the school gates for all to see. The rest of the pupils who are schooling from home were invited to send in photos, pictures and poems, which have been forwarded to two local hospitals to be displayed. Have a look at the Becontree pupil’s work.
Across the borough in Barking, students from Eastbury Primary School have also been using their imaginations to thank the NHS by creating posters, models and cards for the amazing staff. Have a look at the Eastbury pupil’s work.
Councillor Evelyn Carpenter, Cabinet Member for Educational Attainment and School Improvement said: “We have wonderful children and young people in our schools in Barking and Dagenham. We are currently living in difficult times and staff across the NHS are doing incredible work, but they need support from all of us to stay upbeat. These messages from the children are inspirational.
“I thank everyone who has been sticking to the government’s guidance and social distancing. Together we will get through this.”