MP hands out literacy prizes to pupils at his old school
Labour MP Paul Farrelly returned to his old school – St Mary’s RC Primary in Stanier Street, Newcastle - to hand out prizes to children during World Book Week.
Mr Farrelly paid tribute to children who had successfully completed a number of literacy challenges and congratulated the school on encouraging youngsters to develop the reading habit. He also received a Kwik Cricket set on behalf of the school, donated by Asda supermarket.
He is pictured with Deputy Head Teacher, Claire Tomlinson and, from left to right, Penny Cartlidge, (Deputy Head Girl), Elizabeth Bridgewater, (Head Girl), Seth Kemball,(Deputy Head Boy) and Nnamdi Ekechukwu,(Deputy Head Boy).