School’s 70th anniversary

June 25 2018

Plans for a big celebration are well under way at Colston’s Primary School who celebrate their 70th anniversary at a special event on Saturday 30 June.

Events have been happening in preparation for the big day all month. The school has been decorated by the children during festival arts week in the run up to the party, taking inspiration from the 21 languages spoken across the school.

The school revealed that they will be renamed Cotham Gardens Primary School from September and the children have been designing the new school logo. 

A 70th Anniversary Heritage Project Exhibition (run in collaboration with including a timeline, Colston statue plaque work and memories from former pupils and staff has been created for the event.

The gates open from 2pm - 6pm on the day at the school’s top site at 18 Cotham Grove BS6 6AL. There’s plenty of entertainment during the afternoon - the Maypole dancers perform at 2.30pm followed by the International Choir at 3pm. The children's performances begin at 4pm, including the Colston’s Got Talent finalists, and at 5pm Funk it Up show some moves with their fantastic street dance routines.

There’s plenty to see and do and memories to be made at this special anniversary event.