Pupils take over school - but only for the day!

CHILDREN assumed control of a school this week but parents need not worry – the teachers have now regained order. About 155 Key stage 2 pupils took over Bassingbourn Primary School on Tuesday, in an activity organised by teacher Sue Clay. Mrs Clay said

CHILDREN assumed control of a school this week but parents need not worry - the teachers have now regained order.

About 155 Key stage 2 pupils 'took over' Bassingbourn Primary School on Tuesday, in an activity organised by teacher Sue Clay.

Mrs Clay said that the day-long event aimed to give the children more responsibility and help them understand what is involved in running the school.

She said: "The children had to apply for jobs and we had a job board up.


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"We had jobs for everything including in the kitchen, the office, caretaking and teaching.

"The children have been incredibly enthusiastic about it and we have had lots of positive feedback.

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