Youngsters Take off for a Fun Day of Learning; PRESCOT Taste of Secondary School

Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England), November 13, 2012 | Go to article overview

Youngsters Take off for a Fun Day of Learning; PRESCOT Taste of Secondary School


SCHOOLCHILDREN were flying high after their first taste of secondary life at a Knowsley Centre for Lear ning.

More than 500 Year 6 children from primary schools across Knowsley enjoyed a 'Flight Day' at Knowsley Park Centre for Learning in Prescot, at which they launched their own rockets, designed kites and flags, met barn owls and even invented their own aeroplanes.

The day was designed to give primary school children a taste of secondary life - and give them the chance to see the facilities on offer at the Centres for Learning in Knowsley.

The pupils were thrilled at the chance to get into a real science lab and discover the science behind fireworks and were also challenged to make and launch their own rocket in just 45 minutes flat!

There were plenty of other activities, also based around the theme of flight, in the drama studios, Humanities and English departments, where pupils took part in a performance of 'Flight to a Brave New World' and met Peter Pan and Wendy.

And there was a musical connection too - as pupils were invited to work on their very own version of the song 'I Believe I Can Fly'.

Head Teacher, Judy Walker said: "We want learning to be fun as well as challenging and the Flight Day was really inspirational. It was fantastic to see the excitement and enthusiasm of the Year 6 children and it was also a wonderful way for them to get into a Knowsley Centre for Learning and try out the brilliant facilities we have here. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

Youngsters Take off for a Fun Day of Learning; PRESCOT Taste of Secondary School
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.