School marks 70th birthday

July 28 2017
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Pupils at Tockington Manor School have celebrated it’s 70th birthday.

Pupils at Tockington Manor School have celebrated it’s 70th birthday.

Founded in 1947 the school was originally set up as a boarding school to serve military families. now it functions as a prep school for children aged 2 to 13 years, from the UK and overseas, with wrap around care for day and boarding pupils. 

The school’s official birthday was on Friday 5th May but the festivities took off at the school’s annual Fun Day in July.  

The event included a guest appearance from Bristol Zoo’s Denzil the Dinosaur, the Clifton College Soul Band and Rock Pipes

Local company Anana loaned their stunt plane, piloted by Richard Goodwin who provided flying display and the Red Arrows did a slight detour to fly in formation over the Tockington Manor house on their way home from the Weston Air Festival and Armed Forces Display.