Samuel Ryder Academy pupils juggle and spin their way to learning new skills

Children juggle and spin their way to learning new skills

Children juggle and spin their way to learning new skills

First published in News St Albans & Harpenden Review: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

Students from St Albans juggled and spun their way to learning new skills during 'circus week'.

Samuel Ryder Academy reception and Year 1 and years 7 to 9 pupils learnt how to perform a wide variety of acts including juggling, plate spinning, Chinese ribbons, feather balancing, stilt walking, diabolo, tight rope walking, walking globes and unicycling during a week-long circus workshop.

This was followed by PTA fundraising event on Tuesday, May 20 where a ‘big top’ circus arrived in the school playing field to put on a performance for students and their parents, raising over £1,000 for the school.

Mun-Li Boswell, PTA chair, said: "The event was a great way to round off 'circus week' at the primary school.

"Not only did the children and grown-ups have a brilliant time, it was fantastic to see how the evening brought the school community together".

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