Coronation comes to Little Hadham Primary!

Another week has flown by… that probably has something to do with it being a 4 day week for some of us and a 3 day week for others. However, a short week doesn’t stop us from doing lots of fun learning!

Today the whole school celebrated the Coronation of King Charles III as he becomes our new monarch this weekend. We celebrated by wearing something red, white and blue and some of us even wore crowns. We were delighted to be met this morning by King Charles himself- who knew he would come all the way to Little Hadham. Thank you Mrs Battle for lending the cardboard cut-out, we loved it!

Unfortunately, the weather stopped us from having our planned picnic but we had had a fantastic coronation lunch ‘street party style’ indoors. We had so much fun even… if we did reach a fair few decibels above normal!

The children have been learning all about the King’s coronation and making fantastic crowns and wreaths. Here are 10 facts for you:

  1. The coronation takes place at 11.00am on Saturday 6th May 2023.
  2. The official dish of the coronation is a coronation quiche!
  3. We get an extra bank holiday day for King Charles’ coronation.
  4. The coronation will take place in Westminster Abbey, London.
  5. The coronation procession route is much shorter than Queen


  1. During the ceremony, Charles will sit in an old wooden chair called the Coronation Chair, which was made in 1300!
  2. King Charles will wear the St Edward’s Crown and Queen Camilla will wear Queen Mary’s crown.
  3. The King has asked for 12 musicians to create music for the coronation.
  4. There are 2,000 people attending.
  5. King Charles III has a special coronation emblem