Variety is on the Curriculum at Neston Primary
|Published: 30th May 2017 08:04|
Pupils at Neston Primary School have been as busy as ever recently, taking part in a wide variety of activities in addition to their core learning.
There were 13 free after-school clubs offered, including lacrosse, photography and golf.
Pupils took part in a Pumpkin Project alongside staff from Ness Gardens.
Local photographer Bernard Rose talked to Year 6 pupils about his work and inspiration.
Year 4 pupils took part in a project on evacuation. They travelled to Hadlow Road station to pretend they were WW2 evacuees.
A new parent shelter was erected, thanks to a grant from Tesco.
A new tree house and wigwam were built thanks to a donation from Urenco.
Year 5 pupil Grace Jones became Neston's first Junior Mayor.
Children remembered the victims of the Manchester attack by releasing balloons from local card and gift shop Carousel. They also created drawings of bees (the symbol of Manchester).
The children produced an array of brilliant boats and ships for a whole school homework project.
Neston Primary School is only one of a handful of schools in the north west of England to be chosen to take part in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) project, based on the building of the new Polar explorer ship RSS Sir David Attenborough. As part of the topic, a new play boat was opened by Sue Andrews (STEM ambassador), The Queen, Prince Phillip and Ernest Shackleton.
A colourful, new school flag was designed by a pupil and paid for by a member of the public.