Reach Out does German Fairy Tale Day

Partner: Bentinck Primary and Nursery School, Nottingham
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Academic

The event invited children to have a Grimm fairy tales tale on several taught subjects including a poisonous apple themed Chemistry lesson, Red Riding Hood puppet performances in Drama and Giant Gingerbread house decorating in Food Technology. We also invited children to explore our new Outdoor Learning area, and welcomed visited Univerisyt of Nottingham Science and Technology lecturer Dr. Daniel Brown.

All children were prompted to use German vocabulary throughout the day, claiming stamps in their Grimm passports before collecting their certificates at the end of the day.

There was particular excitement over the giant gingerbread house and the ropes course in Outdoor Learning, as well as traditional German singing and dancing in our Dining Hall Garden.

Pupil involvement

104 boys and girls from 11 local primary schools.