Hucknall school grants late start on Monday so kids can watch England in Euro 2020 final
A Hucknall school is fully backing England’s bid for glory in the final of Euro 2020 – and has even given pupils the option of turning in late next Monday so they can watch the match.
The decision has been taken by the town’s newest school, Beardall Fields Primary.
In a message to parents, the head teacher, Katherine Collins kicks off with a line from the song Sweet Caroline, declaring ‘good times never seemed so good’.
She goes on to confirm: “On Monday, school will be open as normal but registers will close at 10.45 am, allowing for those parents and children who will have had a late night to arrive any time up to this point.
"Let’s hope we are all celebrating an England win.”
In true patriotic style, the head of the school on Kenbrook Road, signs off by saying: “It’s coming home, it’s coming home, football’s coming home. Wherever you are watching, have a great time.”
The decision has drawn parise from parents, for many of whom they have never seen England in the final of a major tournament. Let alone their children.
Let’s hope Miss Collins is right!
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