Bromsgrove School students’ fun lessons on site

Pupils with Considerate Constructors Scheme mascot Ivor Goodsite.

Pupils with Considerate Constructors Scheme mascot Ivor Goodsite.

First published in Local

YOUNGSTERS from Bromsgrove School recently swapped the classroom for a construction site.

A team from construction company Stepnell took the five-year-olds, all pupils at the school’s pre-preparatory school, on a tour of the £3 million residential accommodation development which the company is creating for sixth-formers at the independent day and boarding school.

During the day pupils were given a talk about safety and the importance of never playing on building sites.

They also took part in a safety-themed competition painting pictures which will go on show on hoardings around the construction project.

Bromsgrove School reception teacher Clare Dunlop said: "Stepnell made the visit fun and informative for our youngest pupils, they understood the safety messages and really enjoyed wearing the hi-vis vests.”

The event was organised through Stepnell’s membership of the Considerate Constructors Scheme, a national initiative which encourages best practice in the construction industry

The new sixth-form residential accommodation is due to be completed by the end of August 2014.

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