Northchapel school celebrates its centenary

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Northchapel Primary School pupils went to Chichester Records Office with their headteacher Helen Coleman to research their history ahead of centenary celebrations next week.

They looked at old maps and documents on the opening of the school in 1916: “We have also had lots of photos and documents brought in from past pupils and staff which children enjoyed looking at,” said Helen.

Friends of the school, past pupils, staff and governors are invited to the celebration evening next Friday, (May 6) from 6.30-8.30pm with a school tour, a display of memorabilia and a toast at 7.30pm. Anyone who would like to attend should contact the school on 01428 707352 or email

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