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Designs Fit for a King

24 June 2014

Children from The Webber Independent School, Milton Keynes are celebrating royal success after entering a competition to design Prince Georges 1st Birthday commemoration card.

Launched by Fat Chilli cards, the national competition invited students of all ages to design a card for the Princes upcoming birthday on 22 July 2014. The winning design would then later be sent to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace to mark this really special event in their lives.

Initially there was due to be only one winner, however due to receiving plentiful excellent designs, the competition organisers decided to include two further additional categories ‘2nd place’ and ‘runners up’. Webber student Sophie Shrimpton was chosen as a runner up and received a prize of a £20 gift voucher as well as having the honour of her card being sent to the palace.

A spokesperson for Fat Chilli said “The design we felt reflected good British humour! We loved it!!!”

A total of 53 entries were submitted for the competition from Webber students, all of which will be supplied to the Duke and Duchess on a memory stick as a keep sake of their first borns special day. Each student received a professionally printed card of their design as a souvenir.

Principal Sue Vig said, “Well done to all of our children – their designs were creative and reflective of what a special occasions Prince George’s 1st birthday will be. The 22nd of July will be another memorable national celebration day and through this wonderful competition our children have been able to play a part of history and contribute to the ‘memory box’ of the younger Royals.”

Webber Independent School offers an exceptional private education for children from 3-18 years old – boasting small class sizes, excellent success rates, personalised learning, impressive sporting and IT facilities as well as a broad and balanced academic curriculum, Webber is the perfect choice for private education in the heart of Milton Keynes. Visit for full details or to book a tour of the school at a time to suit you.