Walk along Avon River and Primary Live Event

Class 3 children from St Michael's Primary School enjoyed a busy day today in Durrington.

This morning, the children walked down into the village to learn about the river Avon. Mrs Hayden, from the Environment Agency, collected water samples and showed them some of the creatures living in the river, the children also walked along the river bank and discussed the features of the river they found and completed some water-coloured paintings of the scenery. The children were also lucky enough to see a fisherman catch and release a fish as well as seeing lots of other wildlife.

In the afternoon, the children joined three other primary school in a Primary Live event at Avon Valley College. An orchestra of talented musicians entertained and encouraged the children to join in and sing to their playing. An amazing experience was had by all