William Penn Primary School Summer Fete

Theme: Pirates of Coolham

Date: Saturday 21st June 12 noon until 4.30 pm.

Location: William Penn Primary School, Brooks Green Road, Coolham, Nr Billingshurst, West Sussex, RH13 8GR

There will be lots for all to do for the whole family:



Go cart racing

Penalty shoot out – football!

Samba workshops and performances

Photography workshops and competition (*see below for more information)

Eco arty crafty sessions and competition (*see below for more information)

Pirate Games

Dancing demonstrations by William Penn pupils

Fancy Dress Competition (2 age groups)

Tug of War – children only and there will be an adult only session

Grand Draw 

Stalls, food and drink …….


*Alan Wright Photography workshops and Shoot your Favourate Pirate Competition.

There will be two 20 minute workshops during the fete, whereby Alan will show the children some simple tips and tricks on how to capture great shots. He will then challenge the children to go off for 10 minutes around the show and practice their new found skills in a competition to “Capture their favourate pirate or image which reflects Pirates of Coolham”. This will be followed by a study of the photos with the winner receiving a pirate prize at the end of the fete.

Eco Arty Crafty fun at the William Penn Summer Fete.

Children can either make their model before the fete and bring it along to our Eco Arty Crafty competition or bring the materials and join Carrie Cort in the Sussex Green Living Eco Art area to make your model on the 21st June. Towards the end of the Fete all the entries for the following 3 classes will be judged, the winner of each class will be entered (PTA will pay) into the relevant class at the Billingshurst Carnival competition….

Class 1 – Model from recyclable materials, on a base not exceeding 30cm x 30cm: Primary School Pupils (Billingshurst Carnival Class B2).

Class 2 – Decorated Shoe Box: Primary School Pupils (Billingshurst Carnival Class B4).

Class 3 – Scarecrow: Primary School Pupils – see images below… (Billingshurst Carnival Class D1). Freestyle or you might consider using up all those unwanted flower pots.


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