A week to remember

Puppet making and performing.

Puppet making and performing. - Credit: Archant

FILM-making, cooking, art, rock school, mad science and fashion are just some of the activities Backwell School pupils have enjoyed as part of enrichment week.

Video film making.

Video film making. - Credit: Archant

The school put on a host of exciting and innovative activities and trips throughout the week to boost students’ education.

Textiles and clothes design.

Textiles and clothes design. - Credit: Archant

Nearly 400 pupils chose to go on trips to Paris, the Isle of Wight or Great Wood in Somerset while the rest opted to take part in activities in Backwell.

Photography.

Photography. - Credit: Archant

School-based activities included courses such as cool cooks, safari challenge, fashion fix, the photographer, and creative media where students painted murals at Backwell Leisure Centre and in the school’s music department.

Cake making and baking.

Cake making and baking. - Credit: Archant

Marie Davis, enrichment and community co-ordinator at the school, said: “Staff have worked incredibly hard both on the residential trips and here in school to make the week a success.”

Cake making and baking.

Cake making and baking. - Credit: Archant

Textiles and clothes design.

Textiles and clothes design. - Credit: Archant

Cake making and baking.

Cake making and baking. - Credit: Archant

Mural painting at the sports centre.

Mural painting at the sports centre. - Credit: Archant

Mural painting at the sports centre.

Mural painting at the sports centre. - Credit: Archant