School’s not out
MORE than 130 children started their summer holidays back at school last week, enjoying a raft of various activities.
Fencing, archery, pottery and printing along with fun with science, maths and literacy were experienced by 35 pupils as part of a new five-day programme aimed at getting year six schoolchildren ready to start Backwell School in September.
Organiser Kathy Patterson said she had received ‘fantastic’ feedback from children who attended the course.
She said: “The pottery they produced was amazing and they really enjoyed the science classes in which they made giant bubbles and rockets and a CSI day which included investigating three murders by fingerprinting and testing DNA.”
Other summer school classes at the Station Road site included photography, rock school, cookery, sugarcraft, and drama.
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Up to 40 sport-mad youngsters learned a trick or two from Bristol City Soccer School and some went further afield to learn kayaking, canoeing and other outdoor adventure activities.
Kathy added: “We had an awful lot going on.
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“It was an excellent week with lovely hot weather.
“And hopefully it helped the children familiarise themselves with the school, build confidence and make new friends.”