Windsor High School and Sixth Form, Richmond Street, Halesowen, B63 4BB
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Students Spread Holiday Cheer at Lapal House Residential Home

29th November 2023

In a heart warming display of community spirit, a group of compassionate Year 10 students from Windsor High School and Sixth Form recently paid a visit to Lapal House Residential Home. The purpose of their visit? To share the joy of the festive season by reading Christmas poems with the residents.

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As the holiday season approaches, these thoughtful students connected with the elderly residents at Lapal House, offering a delightful afternoon filled with laughter, companionship, and the magic of Christmas.

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The atmosphere at Lapal House was infused with warmth as the students, armed with festive poems and a genuine eagerness to spread cheer, engaged with the residents. The event not only provided an opportunity for the young minds to connect with the older generation but also fostered a sense of unity and understanding between different age groups within the community.

Year 10 student, Daria, said:

I found it a very interesting experience. The residents really enjoyed us reading to them, and it was nice to chat to them and find out about their lives."

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This heartening event serves as a shining example of the positive impact that intergenerational interactions can have on a community. It goes beyond the curriculum, showcasing the importance of empathy, compassion, and the simple joy of bringing smiles to the faces of those around us.

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