Hapton pupils scoop ‘99’ cornet for 99.5% attendance

Children from Class 1 enjoying their ice creams

Children from Class 1 enjoying their ice creams

First published in News

PUPILS were treated to a special whipround after achieving near- perfect attendance.

Children at Hapton Primary School received a special visit from the ice cream van after a week with 99.5per cent attendance.

Bursar Sheralyn Wheeler said the children were promised a special treat if the whole school were in attendance the whole week.

She said: “We came very close to 100per cent attendance, and the two children who were off had very extenuating circumstances. When the ice cream van came in their faces just lit up.”

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