Campden in Lockdown - primary schools competition

Judith Ellis

Poster by Angela, runner-up
Winning poster by Liam

We asked children in the two primary schools for their impressions of Campden in Lockdown and, as ever, we had some very imaginative responses.

St. Catharine’s School ran a poster competition and St. James’ and Ebrington School produced poems – ‘Lockdown Raps’ – that expressed the children’s feelings about the experience of being at home all day instead of at school.  CCHS judged the competitions in the two schools and awarded cash prizes to the winners and runners-up.  All the entries and photographs will be saved in the CCHS Archives.

…I’m now fed up and really bored,
And didn’t want to go to the hostiple ward…   (poem 3 by Alex)

…..We’ve been in lockdown for some months now,
And now I’m used to hearing my cats meow,
At least we haven’t run out of food,
But being in quarantine has put me in a mood….   (poem 12 by Molly)

Coronovirus, You are a terrible thing,
Can you not just leave?  (poem 19 by  Lucas)

I saved a baby bird, I heard my mum call for me, I zoomed along and I saw my chubby cat sat with a bird in her mouth. I got the bird and checked if it was hurt ………(For the end of the story see poem 15 by Lottie)

…We went to the shops, the shelves were empty
Luckily we had already bought plenty, …..   (poem 11 by Oliver)

See all the entries in the pdfs below the photos.

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