BLS Pre-Year 7 Activity Day

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Last Saturday, Brine Leas School in Nantwich opened its doors to around 230 pupils from years 5 and 6 of many primary schools throughout the area for its annual 'Activity Day'.

The kids enjoyed a wide range of practical activities — from making chocolate creatures in the cookery room to designing and building Lego robots with the ICT department; developing CSI skills in the laboratory or launching their individually made rockets with the help of technology staff; learning new game skills in the Sports Hall or exhausting themselves with Irish folk dances. These workshops introduced them to the staff and facilities available at a large secondary school. Headteacher, Andrew Cliffe, commented: "It was a pleasure to see so many young students smiling and enjoying themselves".

There will be a further opportunity to visit the school on Wednesday 10th October when the school opens its doors to the public for their annual open day.

There will be guided tours between 9:10am and noon, and also in the evening from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Visitors will be welcome to view all the facilities and talk to both staff and students. The Headteacher will address visitors at 6:30pm and 7:30pm.

Students, parents and anyone from the community are invited to go along.


Ben Duncalf (Wrenbury Primary) is deep in thought as he practises his table tennis skills


Isabella Perks (Stapeley Broad Lane) and Grace James (Willaston Primary Academy) concentrate on designing their Jon Burgerman inspired bags


Florence Macbeth (Audlem St James) starts to construct her glove puppet


Troy Robinson (Sound and District), Jess Sammons (Pear Tree Primary), Emma Coney (Wybunbury Delves) and Caleb Eaves (Wybunbury Delves) admire their 'chocolate creatures'


Elias Sumner (Stapeley Broad lane), Luke Downey and Ethan Shell use flame tests to help solve the Crime Scene Investigation.

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