Keighley School given an award-winning peace project

ITV report - July 19, 2016

Worth Valley primary school Peace Mala accreditation

A school in West Yorkshire has become the first in the region to be accredited with an award-winning peace project.

Pupils at Worth Valley Primary School in Keighley took part in a special assembly this morning to celebrate their work with Peace Mala. Balloon were released as shown in the picture here (credit: ITV News).

The scheme aims to teach children about respecting all faiths and backgrounds.

Worth Valley Peace Mala accreditation
Worth Valley Peace Mala accreditation
Release of peace balloons
Worth Valley Peace Mala accreditation
Worth Valley Peace Mala accreditation
Worth Valley Peace Mala accreditation
Worth Valley Peace Mala accreditation
Whole school assembly for the accreditation ceremony on the hottest day of the year

Peace Mala certificate and flag presented by HM Deputy Lord Lieutanant for West Yorkshire David Person, Lord Mayor of Bradfor Cllr Geoff Reid, Town Mayor of Keighley Cllr Javaid Akhtar and Founder of Peace Mala, Pam Evans.
Peace Mala certificate and flag presented by HM Deputy Lord Lieutanant for West Yorkshire David Person, Lord Mayor of Bradfor Cllr Geoff Reid, Town Mayor of Keighley Cllr Javaid Akhtar and Founder of Peace Mala, Pam Evans.

Town Mayor of Keighley, Cllr Javaid Akhtar, Lady Mayoress of Bradford Cllr Chris Reid, Lord Mayor of Bradford, Cllr Geoff Reid, HM Deputy Lord Lieutenant for West Yorkshire David Pearson, and Founder of Peace Mala Pam Evans
Left to right: Town Mayor of Keighley, Cllr Javaid Akhtar, Lady Mayoress of Bradford Cllr Chris Reid, Lord Mayor of Bradford, Cllr Geoff Reid, HM Deputy Lord Lieutenant for West Yorkshire David Pearson, and Founder of Peace Mala Pam Evans.

Town Mayor of Keighley and Lord Mayor of Bradford in perfect step
Town Mayor of Keighley and Lord Mayor of Bradford in perfect step

Peace Mala cake
Peace Mala cake

Lady Mayoress of Bradford cuts the Peace Mala cake with Headteacher Rimah Aasim, Town Chaplain Revd. Jonathan Pritchard and honoured guests.
Lady Mayoress of Bradford cuts the Peace Mala cake with Headteacher Rimah Aasim, Town Chaplain Revd. Jonathan Pritchard and honoured guests.

Pam Evans being interviewed for ITV Calender News.
Pam Evans being interviewed for ITV Calender News.
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