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F.U.D.G.E Day

Mrs Gwillam & Mrs Johnson arranged another day of fathers, uncles, dads, grandfathers and every male friend or relative to come into Orchard and share their hobbies, interests and jobs with our pupils.

It was a very busy day with lots of visitors and too many for me to name individually.

The children enjoy listening, trying and taking part in all aspects of the day.

We had Muhamad's dad who is a bus driver and he explained how free transport works.

Isabelle and Tom's dad, who talked about Scout's and hopefully interested a few into joining this useful club.

Jack's dad who inspired everyone including teachers with fitness as he takes part in triathlons.

Harrison's dad spoke about life being a paramedic.

Our own Judo man, Dave Quinn, who showed his judo moves and the children tried it on each other.

Joshua, Louis & Charlie's grandad, Papa John, as we like to call him, came and made pizzas - yummy!

Jacob's grandparents, who brought two of their military vehicles, which we climbed in and my favourite experience of the day.

Lenny and Charlie's dad who played football with some of the boys.

Bill from the Rotary Club, who also holds our weekly Botcha Club, came and demonstrated Ukulele with Lily, Carrie and Lily and also spoke about Engineering.

Lastly Miss Sharma asked her talented friends to come and show their skills. One a coach from Charlton Football Club and another Jordan Darko who is a Piano teacher.

Wow!! I did actually mention everyone.

Thank you to all who helped with this special day and hopefully it will encourage others to step forward and share this day with us next year.

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