Primary school’s harbour-themed courtyard opened by Mayor and Mayoress of Wisbech

A PRIMARY school’s harbour-themed courtyard was officially opened by the Mayor and Mayoress of Wisbech.

Nick and Sara Meekins visited Orchards Primary School in Wisbech to see how Year 6 pupils are currently taking responsibility for maintaining the plants and flowers that have been incorporated into the area.

The courtyard also includes a quiet area, lunchtime benches and an outside classroom.

Miss Froggatt and Mrs Chandler, who teach Year 6, said: “The idea came from the nautical theme that can be seen in and around Wisbech.

“Our pupils love that this has now become an extension of their classroom environment.”


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The Mayor and Mayoress also took the opportunity to look around at the life-size scarecrows that pupils throughout the school have made.

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