PUPILS at Oakridge Primary School pulled on their wellies recently and enjoyed a day on their allotment patch.

Since the school acquired the site in November, the children have been enjoying outdoor classroom days each month.

This recent visit was in aid of Cheltenham-based charity Winston’s Wish, which supports bereaved children.

“There are families within the Oakridge community who have felt the full support of Winston’s Wish,” said a spokesperson for the school.

“Outdoor learning promotes positive thinking, encourages conversation and draws on real life problem solving. It allows the children to engage with each other in a free flowing environment, where laughs abound and the normal constraints of the classroom are overruled,” she added.

“I enjoyed the day because I like raising money for people. We made some scarecrows and the straw was like a trampoline!” said Wren, who is in Year 1.

The sum of £31 was raised.

Click on the photos above to see highlights of the day. All photos by Mouse About Town.