Plaistow pupils visit Downing Street for photography exhibition preview
PUBLISHED: 10:19 22 October 2019 | UPDATED: 10:19 22 October 2019
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.