Local Infant School Pupils’ Flashes Of Inspiration Feature In Linden Homes Calendar

The talented budding photographers of Kempshott Infants School in Basingstoke have been busy snapping their favourite local nature scenes for a 2020 Countryside Calendar. The images were collated into a calendar which was produced by award winning housebuilder Linden Homes. The finished copies were sold to parents, grandparents and friends at the school’s Christmas Fair with the proceeds going back to the school to boost their funds.

The idea for the calendar activity came from Linden Homes, which is building the nearby Longacre development. The pupils, whose ages ranged from 4 to 7, proved what fantastic photographers they were, but only twelve images could be chosen for a place in the final calendar. Linden Homes delivered copies of the final calendar to the school and the children were thrilled to see their work in print.

Claire Moore, Kempshott Infants Eco School Coordinator said: “The children really enjoyed picking their favourite outside areas and came up with some fun and quirky ideas of scenes to capture for the calendar. The natural environment and how to look after it are an important part of what we teach the children at Kempshott and so this activity with Linden Homes was a great way to focus on how nature is changing at this time of year.”

Trevor Wicks, Managing Director for Linden Homes Thames Valley commented: “The countryside surrounding Longacre is very beautiful, so a Countryside Calendar made perfect sense. There were some lovely, creative images sent in from the children. It was a difficult choice but, in the end, we could only pick twelve and we think they make a lovely calendar for everyone who bought one to enjoy. The activity was to help the school raise funds and to give the pupils a chance to put their photography talents to the test.”

Longacre is a collection of two, three, four, & five bedroom homes in Basingstoke which strike the perfect balance between town convenience and country living. A selection of charming two bedroom homes are currently available through Home Reach and a selection of stunning four bedroom detached family homes, available with Help to Buy*, Part Exchange† and Assisted Move‡.

For further information about Part Exchange† or to enquire about any of the homes available at Longacre, please call 01256 442 099.

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Media can contact Amber Chapman for more information, images and interviews with Linden Homes on 01962 893 893 or amber.chapman@becg.com

18 December 2019

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