Widnes pupils swap books for the boards as part of enrichment week

Runcorn and Widnes World: Olivia Barnard with Emma Tierney from Tiny Giants Theatre Company along with others Olivia Barnard with Emma Tierney from Tiny Giants Theatre Company along with others

LESSONS were replaced with a range of special activities and educational trips for pupils at SS Peter & Paul Catholic College in Widnes last week as part of an enrichment week.

Various groups of students visited Florida, New York, Berlin and Barcelona.


Pupils at the school embarked on a creative programme of literacy, dance and drama with visiting poets, authors and a theatre company.


They were challenged to take part in a mammoth Spelling Bee competition.
Poet Curtis Watt performed a selection of his work.


Philip Caveney, author of the Sebastian Darke novels, inspired students to produce their own stories.


A local theatre company, Tiny Giants performed a production based on road safety.


Teacher Jane Hines said: “The theatre company worked closely with all our students in a range of workshops, leading to group performances that showcased all the talent in year seven.”
 

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