Organisations step in to make Lowestoft Maritime Museum visit happen for Great Yarmouth schoolchildren

Year three pupils from Northgate Primary School visit Lowestoft Maritime Museum. Picture: David Hann

Year three pupils from Northgate Primary School visit Lowestoft Maritime Museum. Picture: David Hannant - Credit: Archant

Sixty primary school children were given a tour of one of Lowestoft's most recognisable landmarks, after two organisations from their community stepped in to make the trip happen.

Year three pupils from Northgate Primary School visit Lowestoft Maritime Museum. Picture: David Hann

Year three pupils from Northgate Primary School visit Lowestoft Maritime Museum. Picture: David Hannant - Credit: Archant

Year three pupils of Northgate Primary School in Great Yarmouth have been studying the fishing industry in history and had received a visit from volunteers of Lowestoft Maritime Museum.

Year three pupils from Northgate Primary School visit Lowestoft Maritime Museum. Picture: David Hann

Year three pupils from Northgate Primary School visit Lowestoft Maritime Museum. Picture: David Hannant - Credit: Archant

On Friday, they returned the favour, visiting the museum for a thorough look around, thanks to sponsorship from two organisations.

Year three pupils from Northgate Primary School visit Lowestoft Maritime Museum. Picture: David Hann

Year three pupils from Northgate Primary School visit Lowestoft Maritime Museum. Picture: David Hannant - Credit: Archant

The trip was sponsored by Kimco Properties of Great Yarmouth and local Freemasons, Lodge of Friendship 100, who between them made the trip happen.

Year three pupils from Northgate Primary School visit Lowestoft Maritime Museum. Picture: David Hann

Year three pupils from Northgate Primary School visit Lowestoft Maritime Museum. Picture: David Hannant - Credit: Archant

Class teacher Holly Kettle-Male said: 'Being able to visit the museum is useful, as it consolidates what they've been learning in class.'

Year three pupils from Northgate Primary School visit Lowestoft Maritime Museum. Picture: David Hann

Year three pupils from Northgate Primary School visit Lowestoft Maritime Museum. Picture: David Hannant - Credit: Archant

Lodge master-elect John Beales and Kimco Properties director Tony Jacobs joined them on the trip.

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