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Primary school pupils litter-pick Canning Town Recreation Ground

PUBLISHED: 15:42 19 March 2014 | UPDATED: 15:42 19 March 2014

Pupils and staff from Rosetta Primary School in Custom House are picking up litter as part of their Everybody Writes Day. 
Stuart Golding - Roskell, age7 Umar Khan, age8 and Gerda Vilcinskaite, age8

Pupils and staff from Rosetta Primary School in Custom House are picking up litter as part of their Everybody Writes Day. Stuart Golding - Roskell, age7 Umar Khan, age8 and Gerda Vilcinskaite, age8

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Bin bags full of rubbish were removed from Canning Town Recreation Ground during a litter pick organised by Rosetta Primary School.

Pupils and staff from Rosetta Primary School in Custom House are picking up litter as part of their Everybody Writes Day. 
Pupils and staff from Rosetta Primary School in Custom House are picking up litter as part of their Everybody Writes Day.

Parents, pupils and staff tackled litter at the park near the school while reception and key stage one children gave the school grounds a once over.

The clean-up was organised as part of the school’s Everybody Writes Day, which has a litter theme for this term.

Pupils created newspaper reports and writing poems during litter-themed activities in and out of the classroom.

Amy Bryant, head of English, said: “The pupils absolutely loved the litter pick and thought it was great fun.

“It has really brought it to life for the children and they are more aware of taking pride in their surroundings.”

Regular litter-picks are now set to be organised to keep up the good work.

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