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Saundersfoot pupils take starring role in TV’s Blue Peter

Disgyblion Saundersfoot yn cael prif rôl yn rhaglen deledu Blue Peter

Pupils from Saundersfoot CP School will appear on the world’s longest running children’s TV show, Blue Peter this week.

The youngsters filmed with new presenter Shini Muthukrishnan at Folly Farm for a series of segments on Blue Peter’s Book Club which will air on CBBC and iPlayer on Friday, February 9th at 5pm.

The pupils will be showcasing their knowledge and talents when discussing their views on the book Poems Aloud by Joseph Coelho.

They will also discuss the importance of young people speaking up and voicing their opinions.

Saundersfoot CP Headteacher Nick Allen, said: "We are overjoyed to see our students recognised on a national platform like Blue Peter. It is testament to their creativity, thirst for learning and the supportive environment we cultivate at Saundersfoot. We believe this experience will inspire our pupils to pursue their passions with determination and enthusiasm.”

Pembrokeshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Education and Welsh Language, Cllr Guy Woodham, said he could not wait to tune in.

He added: “My huge congratulations go to the pupils of Saundersfoot CP School who are to appear on Blue Peter this week. What an exciting opportunity for everyone involved. Blue Peter is one of the most famous programmes ever on British television so I am immensely proud that these young people will represent their school and Pembrokeshire.”

Pembrokeshire County Council Director of Education Steven Richards-Downes, added: “It is brilliant recognition of the talents of the young people from Saundersfoot CP School to appear on Blue Peter. It also speaks volume of the level of teaching and education offered by the school. I know all teachers, friends and family will be watching on, bursting with pride to see you on TV.”

The Saundersfoot CP pupils can be seen at 5pm on Friday February 9th on CBBC or on BBC iPlayer.