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Youngsters welcome the Duchess, Chailey Heritage School - Social Event

PUBLISHED: 09:49 14 December 2010 | UPDATED: 17:50 20 February 2013

Youngsters welcome  the Duchess, Chailey Heritage School - Social Event

Youngsters welcome the Duchess, Chailey Heritage School - Social Event

Pupils at Chailey Heritage School for disabled children and young people welcomed the Duchess of Cornwall as part of her visit to the county.


PUPILS at Chailey Heritage School for disabled children and young people welcomed the Duchess of Cornwall as part of her visit to the county.

Her Royal Highness toured the facilities, including the schools multi-sensory studio featuring interactive light and sound equipment.

She was welcomed by eight-year-old Rebecca Tyler using a computerised augmentative communication system.

Rebecca told her: Welcome Your Royal Highness, thank you for coming to visit us.

The Duchess, who has a keen interest in horses, toured the horse-riding area at the day and residential charitable special school and childrens home, which caters for people aged three to 19 with complex special educational needs.

Assistant head teacher Chris Russell-Vick said: She absolutely loved watching the young people in the horse riding area and asked about the benefits to them.

The Duchesss mother Rosalind Shand volunteered at the school for 17 years when the school was a hospital for disabled children.


Pupils at Chailey Heritage School for disabled children and young people welcomed the Duchess of Cornwall as part of her visit to the county.

Her Royal Highness toured the facilities, including the schools multi-sensory studio featuring interactive light and sound equipment.

She was welcomed by eight-year-old Rebecca Tyler using a computerised augmentative communication system. Rebecca told her: Welcome Your Royal Highness, thank you for coming to visit us.

The Duchess, who has a keen interest in horses, toured the horse-riding area at the day and residential charitable special school and childrens home, which caters for people aged three to 19 with complex special educational needs.

Assistant head teacher Chris Russell-Vick said: She absolutely loved watching the young people in the horse riding area and asked about the benefits to them.

The Duchesss mother Rosalind Shand volunteered at the school for 17 years when the school was a hospital for disabled children.

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