Blue Peter badges for youngsters

Pupils at Stakeford First School seen with their Blue Peter badges.'REF 2003145599

Pupils at Stakeford First School seen with their Blue Peter badges.'REF 2003145599

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Youngsters at a south east Northumberland first school are now the proud owners of prestigious Blue Peter badges.

A total of 18 pupils from Stakeford First School have been using their literacy skills to land them the all important badges from the BBC children’s television programme.

Year 3 teacher Jill Preece said: “I encouraged the children to write letters in order to raise achievement in literacy through meaningful writing.

“The children wrote letters about the exciting things they’ve done at school including making a full size igloo out of plastic milk cartons.

“Not only have they received a badge but also a pass for free entry to over 200 leisure venues across the country.”

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