Gallery: Helicopter swirls up excitement for pupils

PUBLISHED: 17:42 24 April 2008 | UPDATED: 08:25 02 June 2010

helicopter calls at the st peters and clarkson school in wisbech

helicopter calls at the st peters and clarkson school in wisbech

ABOUT 500 children had the excitement of a helicopter landing in their school playing field on Tuesday. Before the chopper landed pupils from Clarkson Infant School and St Peter s Junior School, both in Wisbech, got together to form a massive symbol for a

ABOUT 500 children had the excitement of a helicopter landing in their school playing field on Tuesday.

Before the chopper landed pupils from Clarkson Infant School and St Peter's Junior School, both in Wisbech, got together to form a massive symbol for an aerial photograph.

While youngsters from Clarkson made a '2008', St Peter's School formed their cross keys emblem for the pictures to be sold at the schools.

Children also had a chance to get up close to the helicopter and meet the pilot.

Yolanda Smith from St Peter's School said: "It was a really exciting treat for the children and something I am sure they will never forget."

Pam Mohr, deputy headteacher at Clarkson, added: "We organised something similar for our Golden Jubilee celebrations three years ago and it was a huge success in the school.


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