Hanging around with a book at St Joseph's Primary School

Droitwich Advertiser: Kim Charnock, artist director at Rogueplay Theatre, tries some new ways to read at St Joseph's, with Eleanor Tranter and Thomas Worsfold.  SP Kim Charnock, artist director at Rogueplay Theatre, tries some new ways to read at St Joseph's, with Eleanor Tranter and Thomas Worsfold. SP

CHILDREN at St Joseph’s Primary School in Droitwich explored some exciting ways to read recently, when they were paid a visit by a circus skills company.

The year three and four pupils took part in a workshop run by Birmingham-based Rogue Play, where they learnt tricks with hula hoops, practised acrobatic stunts on mats and even had a go on the trapeze.

The school organised the workshop as a fun way of showing that the children, who are currently reading Roald Dahl’s The Twits, could read anywhere, anytime, even upside down.

Helen Smith, PE coordinator for St Joseph’s, said: “The children absolutely loved the workshops, especially the trapeze. It was brilliant to see all the children so engaged and keen to take part in a one-off workshop.”

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