Easter Fun at Nicol Mere Primary School

Ashton’s Nicol Mere Primary School transformed into a hub of Easter excitement as pupils embarked on a week-long celebration filled with egg-citing activities, learning experiences, and delightful surprises.
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Kicking off the festivities with boundless enthusiasm, the pupils dove headfirst into a boiled egg rolling competition, navigating through an assault course with precision and skill.

Laughter filled the air as eggs tumbled and rolled, marking the start of an egg-stravagant week ahead.

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Adding a touch of rural charm to the school grounds, a farm made a special visit, delighting the pupils with an array of furry and feathered friends. From the gentle Shetland pony to the playful antics of goats and sheep, the pupils immersed themselves in hands-on learning.

Mrs Swift, the headteacher, getting in the Easter spirit with the Year 6 childrenMrs Swift, the headteacher, getting in the Easter spirit with the Year 6 children
Mrs Swift, the headteacher, getting in the Easter spirit with the Year 6 children

Guinea pigs, chickens, rabbits, and even a chinchilla captured their hearts, fostering a deeper appreciation for the diversity of the animal kingdom.

The spirit of Easter joy continued with an exhilarating Easter egg hunt, as pupils scoured the school grounds in search of hidden treasures. Excitement reached a fever pitch as they uncovered colourful eggs tucked away in secret nooks and crannies.

For budding bakers, the "Easter cake bake-off” competition provided an opportunity to showcase their culinary prowess, with tempting treats tantalising the taste buds and igniting a friendly spirit of competition.

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Midweek brought an unexpected visit from the Easter bunny himself, spreading joy and sweetness as he distributed Easter eggs to each and every child, their faces alight with delight at the surprise visitor.

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As the week drew to a close, the older pupils of Year 5 and Year 6 embraced the thrill of friendly competition in an egg-splat game.

With bated breath, they selected eggs at random, bracing themselves for the splat atop their heads, the ultimate test of luck and nerve as they discovered whether their egg was hard-boiled or not cooked at all.

Reflecting on the festivities, pupils at Nicol Mere Primary School expressed sheer delight at the array of Easter-themed activities that filled their week with joy and laughter. From egg hunts to animal encounters and sweet surprises, the spirit of Easter permeated every corner of the school, creating cherished memories that would last a lifetime.

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