Pupils complete police course

PUBLISHED: 17:09 30 June 2008 | UPDATED: 15:48 11 May 2010

Pupils at Studlands Rise First School, Royston

Pupils at Studlands Rise First School, Royston

YEAR 4 pupils at Studlands Rise First School in Royston have been presented with certificates after successfully completing Hertfordshire police s Operation Citizenship programme. Held over five weeks, Operation Citizenship is an extra-curricular course w

YEAR 4 pupils at Studlands Rise First School in Royston have been presented with certificates after successfully completing Hertfordshire police's Operation Citizenship programme.

Held over five weeks, Operation Citizenship is an extra-curricular course which aims to educate children about crime and the work of the emergency services through a series of fun exercises.

Almost all of the children took part and their efforts were rewarded as Royston's Youth and Schools Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) Alanna Robinson handed out their certificates.

And two lucky children, Kaitlan Saward and Lewis Warner, will also get the chance to visit Herts Police headquarters in Welwyn Garden City next month, where they will get to see firearms, try on riot gear and meet some police dogs.

Deputy head teacher Pat Morritt said: "The children have been enthusiastic and committed to taking part in all the activities."

And PCSO Robinson added: "We had lots of entries which was really good.

"They have been very enthusiastic and keen to learn.

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