World Book Day fun for young Wiganers

Wigan school pupils have had a day to remember after their playground was transformed into a circus.

Youngsters at Nicol Mere primary school were surprised this morning (Thursday) to find their teachers has turned into clowns and the school yard had become a Big Top!

Pupils at Nicol Mere primary school were treated to a surprise Big Top and circus event for World Book Day

Pupils at Nicol Mere primary school were treated to a surprise Big Top and circus event for World Book Day

Actors were also on hand to provide a fun-filled day consisting of circus theatrics, magic tricks, unicycling and stories, as part of the school’s World Book Day celebrations.

The suprise was hailed as “a fantastic effort from everyone involved.”

Our slideshow of pictures (above) features children from St Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School in Shevington ...