Paper planes and cinnamon twirls with our PALS

Elstree supports a number of charities, and PALS (Partners for Active Leisure Scheme) West Berkshire, is one that has received support from our school for many years.  The children from PALS visit us on at Saturday morning, on average twice a term, and participate in a number of activities.

This weekend, was their first visit of the term, and the Year 7’s turn to help. The morning started with making paper aeroplanes and then holding a competition to find out whose flew the furthest.

Next up, was creating origami animals such as a fox, penguin and dog.  The final activity of the morning involved making and baking cinnamon twirls, which to no surprise, proved to be extremely popular. 

PALS has been working with children and young people with physical disabilities for over 20 years.  They offer a wide variety of social and leisure activities for children and young people aged five to 18. Activities take place after school, at weekends in term time, and throughout the week during the holidays. 

Children and young people are supported at activities by a team of trained volunteers and PALS managers, who oversee the event, while parents can enjoy some much needed respite.

PALS are returning to Elstree at the end of the term. Thanks to the Year 7s for lending their support and helping to make the morning such fun.