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Tuesday, 07 February 2012
Year 6 pupils at Bolton School Junior Girls' Division have been
celebrating the bicentenary of Charles Dickens'
The Year 6 girls joined the whole of the Senior Girls' school in
dressing as characters from Dickens' stories to celebrate the day,
and set a new Guinness World Record in the process for the most
people dressed as fictional characters!
On the day, the girls joined the majority of pupils from the
Senior School and Sixth Form and members of staff in the Great Hall
for their morning assembly, where official witnesses and stewards
counted the participants. The record to beat was 644 people,
held by Chelmsford County High School, and it soon became clear
that a new record was going to be set as the steward counted 739
Throughout the day, the girls celebrated the life of Charles
Dickens with Dickens readings in assembly and many lessons themed
around his work.
can view a gallery of photos of the day on the BBC website.
the Manchester Evening News has a gallery of photos.
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