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Sidcup primary school children provide artwork at new care home for elderly

PUBLISHED: 11:17 08 May 2018 | UPDATED: 11:17 08 May 2018

MascotIvor Goodsite with Orchard pupils, Jason Cunnington, Care UK regional sales manager (left) and Paul Evans, Castleoak contracts manager. Photo: Simon Jacobs

MascotIvor Goodsite with Orchard pupils, Jason Cunnington, Care UK regional sales manager (left) and Paul Evans, Castleoak contracts manager. Photo: Simon Jacobs

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A new care home had some novel decorators - the children from Sidcup primary schools.

The pupils from Longlands, Woodside Road, and Orchard, Oxford Road, came up with some eye-catching artwork on themes of caring and safety to decorate hoardings outside a new home being built by Care UK in Frognal Avenue.

Gary Renton, for Care UK, said: “We look forward to working with the school on future projects.”

Paul Evans, contract manager at constructors Castleoak, added: “They’ve done a fantastic job and we’re really pleased with the site’s new look.”

Sam Johnson, Year 4 teacher at Orchard, said: “The children had a great time creating the artwork and sharing the special people they care about.

“They love seeing their work displayed for the community to see.”

The multi-million pound home will provide full time residential, nursing and specialist dementia care for up to 80 older people in Sidcup from 2019.

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