Potters Bar school to mark diamond jubilee with the Queen’s spade

IT’S not just Her Majesty the Queen is celebrating a diamond jubilee this year.

For, on Sunday, Mount Grace School, in Potters Bar, is holding a school reunion to celebrate its own 60th year.

The event will include a picnic in the grounds, where ex-pupils can bring their own goodies from noon onwards.

And Hatfield House has kindly lent a very special spade to headteacher Peter Baker.

The gardening implement is none other than the spade used by the Queen when she planted her Diamond Jubilee tree last month.


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To mark the occasion Mr Baker will use it to plant a jubilee rose at the site at 4pm.

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