Newbattle’s welcome to Paralympics

Pupils from Newbattle Community High School with Head Teacher Colin Taylor & P.E. Teacher Bob Foley who are going to the Paralympics.
Pupils from Newbattle Community High School with Head Teacher Colin Taylor & P.E. Teacher Bob Foley who are going to the Paralympics.

A GROUP of Midlothian youngsters skipped school on Monday to complete a very important task.

Instead of heading for Newbattle Community High School, Amy Cuthbertson, Natalie Bullions, Ross Currie, Darren McCraw, Ryan Kingwell and Euan Bruce took a fast jet to London City Airport.

The school had been invited by the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) to take part in a Team Welcome Ceremony for paralympians arriving at the Athletes’ Village.

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