Shemar (Yr.6) writes:
Year 6 pupils visited Lee Green Fire Station on Monday 11 November to take part in the 'Junior Citizenship' event for an afternoon. This is held across Lewisham to teach Year 6 how to be responsible citizens as they enter Year 7.
There were multiple workshops covering bus safety, underground safety, fire safety, 'reduce, reuse and recycle', drug awareness, 'stranger danger' and road safety.
"The most enjoyable workshop was the one on 'stranger danger', where a Policeman asked the pupils to think about how they could keep safe on the roads. Whilst doing this, pupils were approached by a stranger (a Police cadet), who tried to convince them that the school had won a prize of a laptop. A few seconds later the Policeman came back and asked them for a description of the stranger. The Policeman then explained to the children that it had been a test to see how they would react to the threat of a stranger. "The stranger danger workshop was brilliant" said Bruno. "I enjoyed being made aware of the dangers of drugs and alcohol" said Mya.
All the pupils agreed that they had learnt a great deal of things regarding their safety and that they had learnt many skills for life.