SCHOOLCHILDREN marched alongside Cheadle town mayor Phil Routledge as part of Commonwealth Day.
A procession which started at the Cheadle Academy was joined by pupils from Cheadle Primary School and Bishop Rawle before making its way to Lulworth House in High Street, where the Commonwealth flag was raised.
Primary school pupils from St Werburgh’s in Kingsley, The Valley (Oakamoor), Dilhorne Endowed, Great Wood in Tean and St John’s (Wetley Rocks) also took part in the procession alongside other organisations.
A reception hosted by Cheadle Town Council was held at Lulworth House following the ceremony.
Cllr Routledge said: “There are many learning outcomes for students this year and exploring the key theme of a peace-building Commonwealth is one.
“They’ll learn which countries are in the Commonwealth and about the contribution made by members.
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