It was an afternoon of celebration at The Willows Catholic Primary School on Wednesday afternoon when pupils successfully completed AFC Fylde Community Foundation’s Our Time programme!
The Foundation’s project, led by Project Coordinator, Daisy Sheridan, provides sessions for school children in different age groups on topics such as healthy relationships and online safety in Fylde, funded by the Police and Crime commissioner.
The final session of the term saw the youngsters make fruit kebabs and take part in a game of dodgeball in the school hall.
Children later received their AFC Fylde Community Foundation certificates upon completing the programme.
Samantha Plant, Learning Mentor at The Willows Catholic Primary, said: “The children love it when Daisy and AFC Fylde Community Foundation come in, and when it’s someone coming into the school from outside, it just helps those children who do maybe struggle in their relationships, not necessarily at home, but in school as well, so it helps them with their understanding and being more self-aware of other children around them.
“The Year Sixes that are in this group, it will help them massively when they are going onto high school, with the skills that they have learned in the last few weeks, they can use them with their new friends at high school.
“It’s amazing that AFC Fylde Community Foundation can come in, we’ve done it for a few years now and they have been brilliant, I’ve learned loads of things that I can support the children with, and you can see the difference when they come out of the sessions, so it’s a really good programme.”
Daisy Sheridan, Project Coordinator at AFC Fylde Community Foundation, added: “It’s been great to see the children develop themselves throughout their time on the programme.
“They have been able to learn new skills, and I’m pleased to see how well they have all done.
“We look forward to working with The Willows Catholic Primary School again in the next academic year.”