Pupils from Beech Grove primary school made history when an official ceremony took place at Dukes Court in Wellington to celebrate the burial of a time capsule designed by pupils.
To help commemorate the developer McCarthy & Stone’s new apartment complex in Bulford, the children were challenged to choose a selection of interesting items to give a real snapshot of what life was like in 2014 – before burying them in a sealed vessel in the grounds of Dukes Court, which is currently under construction.
A collection of personal stories, coins, newspapers and photographs were selected by the pupils to go inside the time capsule, which was then buried at the development last week.
Mrs Smith, class teacher at Beech Grove Primary School, said: “The pupils thoroughly enjoyed the project and the whole class really got involved to make sure their memories were included for future generations to find. Not only has the project been fun and creative, it was also educational for the children too.”
Jacqui Meenan, sales and marketing manager for McCarthy & Stone, explains: “We are delighted with all the hard work shown by the pupils to ensure their school will be remembered exactly how they are experiencing it today. The aim of the project was to create a snapshot in time for 2014 and the children came up with some really creative and inventive ideas.”
McCarthy & Stone is currently selling a range of one and two bedroom apartments at Dukes Court off plan and they are inviting over 60s to make an appointment with a professional advisor to find out more about the Retirement Living apartments in Wellington.
Anyone wanting to find out more about Dukes Court is invited to contact McCarthy & Stone now on 0800 201 4742 to register their interest. Alternatively, please visit the McCarthy & Stone website for further details.