Joinery students build school a Wendy House

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The students at D&A College in Arbroath, are hard at work creating a Wendy House for Inverkeilor Primary School.

In a bid to enhance the school’s outdoor play area, members of the pupil council have been in discussion with Steve Rennie, who lectures students on the introduction to joinery programme.

The resultant project saw students and some P5, 6 and 7 pupils construct a Wendy House, a new table and some benches for the playground shelter and a shadow board for the school’s birdwatching shelter.

Kayleigh Paton, Kieran Llewellyn, both Arbroath; Michael Conchie, Barry; and Jack Beattie, Carnoustie are all enrolled on the introduction to joinery course and are taking the lead in the building work.

A total of 10 pupils, aged between 10-12 years joined the students in the joinery workshops in the Clova Building at the Arbroath Campus.

“The pupils were very keen to have a hands-on role in this project,” said Steve.

“Not only did they help cost the materials but ordered them as well and had them delivered to the college.

“Now they are here and lending a hand in the actual construction process.”

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