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Plaistow pupils visit Downing Street for photography exhibition preview

PUBLISHED: 10:19 22 October 2019 | UPDATED: 10:19 22 October 2019

Curwen Primary School pupils outside 10 Downing Street. Picture: Tapscott Learning Trust

Curwen Primary School pupils outside 10 Downing Street. Picture: Tapscott Learning Trust

Tapscott Learning Trust

A group of Plaistow pupils visited 10 Downing Street to attend a preview of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.

Youngsters from Curwen Primary School were among a group of 20 children invited, alongside the judges of the award, award-winning photographers and scientific and conservation leaders.

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The pupils were picked to attend the event on October 16 due to their reputation for what Ryan Maskell, of the Prime Minister's office, said was a "fantastic commitment to fieldwork and the local environment".

The Wildlife Photographer of the 
Year is a global competition which attracted 48,000 entrants this year.

Ryan went on to describe the children as excellent ambassadors for Curwen. He said: "The children were very engaged with all the exhibits and had lots of questions for the staff.

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