From the Annapurna mountains in Nepal to Grange-over-Sands

The Westmorland Gazette: Gehendra Gurung gets a special welcome in Grange Gehendra Gurung gets a special welcome in Grange

A NEPALESE visitor was welcomed by pupils, staff and parents to Grange-over-Sands Primary School.

Gehendra Gurung was visiting as part of a Connecting Classrooms exchange project which saw teacher Paula Whinfield visit Nepal in December.

Grange Mayor Coun Trisha Thomas attended a special welcome assembly as Gehendra presented gifts from his home village in the Annapurna mountains.

Children performed a traditional clog dance, songs from the movies and a special poem and also presented Gehendra with marigolds they had planted.

Gehendra spent a week in Grange learning about UK education practice and sharing information about Nepal with pupils.

MORE TOP STORIES:

Comments

Post a comment

Remember you are personally responsible for what you post on this site and must abide by our site terms. Do not post anything that is false, abusive or malicious. If you wish to complain, please use the ‘report this post’ link.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree