Smiles all round as children get to enjoy day at BeWilderwood adventure park for launch of Trust Norfolk-SEN
PUBLISHED: 10:03 22 May 2015 | UPDATED: 10:03 22 May 2015
There is nothing like a day at an adventure playground to bring a smile to a child.
So bringing together 10 schools for a day at a local fun park means a lot of happy faces.
Last week, pupils from 10 complex needs special schools headed to BeWilderwood adventure park, in Hoveton, to celebrate the creation of Trust Norfolk-SEN.
The partnership between the schools is a co-operative designed to strengthen support for special educational needs across Norfolk.
Tom Blofeld, writer of the BeWilderwood stories and creator of the park, opened the entire site on Horning Road to the schools involved for free. “I’m only too happy to help anyone who might have trouble visiting, otherwise, and as the father of an autistic son, I’m keen to raise awareness of any disability causes as often as I can,” Mr Blofeld said.
Keith McKenzie, head of Hall School on St Faith’s Road, in Old Catton, and vice-chairman of Trust Norfolk-SEN, said: “Those students and staff taking part were able to enjoy a wonderful learning experience in the most beautiful woodland setting.
“Tom and his excellent staff helped to make this landmark day so memorable. Their sensitive and thoughtful support enabled our students access to a magical environment, where they could learn about Mildred the Crocklebog and her curious treehouse friends.”
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