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.
You may also want to watch:
"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.
- 1 Lack of public transport blamed for collapse of £10.5m training centre
- 2 Camera to be installed in village to address long-standing speeding woes
- 3 New app allows passengers to order bus to virtual stops
- 4 Co-operation 'vital' in A505 Royston to Granta Park scheme
- 5 Get set for Strawberries & Creem Festival in the Cambridgeshire countryside
- 6 Spitfires and more... IWM Duxford prepares for 2021 Battle of Britain Air Show
- 7 Safety concerns continue in final days of travel hub consultation
- 8 Exploring the medieval graffiti of North Herts' historic churches
- 9 Teacher raises more than £3,000 with charity run in mother's memory
- 10 Cambs and Essex academy trust wins prestigious award