Potters Bar sixth form students host successful party the elderly

PUBLISHED: 12:00 16 December 2018 | UPDATED: 09:56 17 December 2018

Mount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOO

Mount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOO

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Kind-hearted Potters Bar sixth formers planned and hosted a successful Christmas party for the elderly.

Mount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOOMount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOO

Mount Grace School Sixth Form held an annual Christmas Party for local residents.

Over 50 elderly people attended the party during the afternoon of Thursday, December 13.

Residents joined the pupils for entertainment, festive Christmas treats and gifts.

A gym and dance group performed a moving remembrance tribute.

Mount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOOMount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOO

Sixth form students did all the planning and preparations themselves.

All of the decorations were handmade by the pupils in the lead up to the event.

Head of sixth form, Miss Gardner said: “The prefects received really positive feedback about all aspects of the party.

“Guests said they were made to feel very welcome and said the entertainment was brilliant.”

Mount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOOMount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOO

Each person received a gift to take home.

Year 9 gave guests a home-made Christmas card and a choir sang carols throughout.

Mount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOOMount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOO

Mount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOOMount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOO

Mount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOOMount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOO

Mount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOOMount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOO

Mount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOOMount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOO

Mount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOOMount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOO

Mount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOOMount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOO

Mount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOOMount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOO

Mount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOOMount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOO

Mount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOOMount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOO

Mount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOOMount Grace School sixth form students entertain local elderly people at the Mount Grace School annual Old Folks Christmas Party. Picture: DANNY LOO

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