Huntington Community Primary School welcomed a VIP visitor.
The Lord Mayor of Chester, Cllr Jill Houlbrook, paid a visit to explain the role of Lord Mayor and the Admiral of the Dee.
She was also present to perform the official launch of the school’s new website and make a presentation to the retiring chair of governors.
Cllr Houlbrook showed the children the Admiralty Oar that is the Admiral of the Dee’s official symbol, and explained some of its history.
Last year the school created a website about the River Dee, details of which have been circulated to all Cheshire schools to help with similar studies, and a report of the Lord Mayor’s role and visit will be added to the site. It can be found by searching for 'lifecloud Huntington' and looking in the geography area on Google.
The Lord Mayor then ‘cut’ a virtual ribbon on a large projector screen to officially launch the school’s new website.
This features a large suite of online activities and opportunities for digital learning, such as blogs and wiki webpages for children from the school, as well as information for parents and displays of the children’s work.
To complete her visit, the Lord Mayor presented the retiring chair of governors, Clive Buckler, with a gift from the school in recognition of his 23 years’ service as a governor.
Mr Buckler also received cards from all the classes and the governing body, and thanked the staff and children for making his time as a governor an enjoyable one over many years.
He plans to continue contributing to the school in his role as a technology adviser.