Pupils cook up a Christmas buffet lunch for all - The Solihull Observer

Pupils cook up a Christmas buffet lunch for all

Solihull Editorial 21st Dec, 2023   0

RESIDENTS were given a festive welcome at Cockshut Hill School who hosted a Christmas buffet lunch.

The year 10 and 11 pupils studying hospitality and catering prepared a meal for around 30 members of the community under the supervision of their teacher Alpa Burke.

Representatives from St Thomas’ Church, Garretts Green, Yardley Conservation Society, Yardley Care Home, along with neighbours of Cockshut Hill School were invited to the school.

The festive buffet was served by pupils who were also treated to a performance on the guitar by year 10 pupil Yvie, who is studying music and the school choir who sang traditional Christmas songs.

The guests were all very complimentary of the wonderful food prepared by the young people and the way in which the event was hosted by them.

Year 11 pupil Courtney said: “It was such a lovely thing to do, just before Christmas, I’m so sad that it is the last event I will do here before I take my exams.”

Jason Bridges, principal at Cockshut Hill said: “I am so proud of the learners that put on this event.

“They did a wonderful job preparing all the food and hosting members of our local community.

“It’s so important that young people learn about the value of being part of society and contributing positively to their local area.

“I am delighted that Cockshut Hill can host events like this that are so warmly received by those attending.”

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