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Primary school children get elderly pen pals from local care homes

For a generation of children used to tablets and emojis, hand written letters might seem like something consigned to the history books.

But teachers at one primary school think pupils are missing out by not putting pen to paper, the way their grandparents did.

The school in Kidderminster has teamed up with two local care homes to launch an inter-generational pen pal scheme.