Prize Presentation! – The Primary School Yellow Book

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The Sawbridgeworth Primary School Yellow Book Prize Presentation took place on Friday 9 June 2023 at Sawbridgeworth Memorial Hall.

We were delighted to be joined by 48 of the 50 selected entrants, their parents and Headteachers along with Sawbridgeworth Mayor: Ruth Buckmaster and Herts County Councillor: Eric Buckmaster..

Proceedings began with refreshments, including some Yellow Book cake from The Shed coffeehouse and once everyone was settled, 50 medals and Yellow Books were presented to the talented pupils who were really proud to see their work in print!

Copies of the wellbeing resource have now been distributed to all teaching staff in the 5 schools.

A soft back copy of The Sawbridgeworth Primary School Yellow Book will be handed to every pupil in all 5 Schools around World Mental Health Day 10th October 2023. An online flipbook version will be available to view and a free download of the audio version, The Primary School Audio Yellow Book will be available for all pupils, parents and staff.

Schools involved:

F&B Infants School – Headteacher: Mr Lee Mills

High Wych CE Primary School – Headteacher: Mrs M J West

Mandeville Primary School & Nursery – Headteacher: Miss Kara Hales

Reedings Junior School – Headteacher: Mrs Beccy Newton

Spellbrook CofE Primary School (VC) – Headteacher: Jeremy Fisher

Thanks to Dave Hadley photography for taking all the beautiful pictures of this special day.

Pete Hirst, Project Creator & Manager and Claire Evans, Managing Director, pictured last, send their heartfelt thanks to all who were instrumental in making this project a reality especially the assessors and teachers but also the shop owners who gave us gallery space for our Yellow Book Road and the many helping hands on the day – we appreciate you all!

Click here to find out more about the the assessors who took the time to assess all the fantastic entries from the schools  – Caroline Stevens, Director, Herts Inclusive Theatre (HIT) – Chris Lydamore, Museum Curator, Bishop’s Stortford Museum – Chrissie Richards, Artist – Laura Burns, Centre Director of Courtyard Arts – Rhys Thomas, Theatre Director and East Herts Arts Advisor – Sarah Holmes: Freelance photographer

Enjoy the entries published in The Primary School Yellow Book…

Enjoy the selections for The Primary School Audio Yellow Book…

Enjoy those pieces selected to feature in #TheYellowBookRoad Gallery…