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On Saturday 17th November, Poltair took part (for the 2nd consecutive year) in the St Austell Torchlight Carnival. It was a cold but thankfully dry evening and the streets were packed with people eager to see the various displays created by local schools and organisations.
We are delighted and very proud to say that we were the winning school!
What looked like an army of Poltair students and staff headed to the starting point at John Keay House proudly carrying their sea of poppies and the star of the show - the giant soldier, "Tommy"! The soldier proved to be a talking point among the crowds, not surprising seeing as he towered above all other carnival entries. Sheila Vanloo, organiser of the event, messaged one staff member the following evening and said, "Congratulations Poltair, we were all speechless when you appeared at the bottom of the grass and started walking up the hill; amazing work and so many children!"
Well done to all the students who took part; special thanks to Lewis Pearson for making Tommy's gun!
Finally, a huge thank you to our Art teachers - Mrs Pearson and Miss McMinn, they worked so hard preparing for the event - that hard work most certainly paid off!