Walmsley Primary School children discover the importance of electricity

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PUPILS from Walmsley CE Primary School in Egerton discovered the importance of electricity and how to stay safe during a fun-filled interactive learning day.

During the hands-on session, organised by Electricity North West, children enjoyed discovering how electricity is delivered to homes as well as trying their hand at building their very own electrical circuits.

Jonathan Collins, corporate social responsibility manager for Electricity North West, said: “We were delighted to spend the day with the children and teach them about how we get electricity to their homes safely.

“Today’s school children are tomorrow’s network engineers and bill-payers, so we want to encourage them to think about how they use energy, and to open up the idea of future careers in engineering.”

Dawn Lindley, year four class teacher, said: “We were delighted to welcome Electricity North West to school and the Bright Sparks session was a huge success with the children.

“All the children had a great day and they can now take away with them the importance of electricity, how to be safe around electricity and also their own responsibilities when they are older.”

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