Year 11 had been really excited about this for a while before the actual event. As it happened our two friendly and experienced instructors, Janty and Ian, said that all the Year 11s who took part in the course were a credit to the school.
The day was not just about basically driving a car on the playground. The pupils learned, amongst other things, safely entering the car, the cockpit drill, the car controls, P.O.W.E.R. (maintenance checks), moving off and stopping under control as well as some basic road safety and having the right attitude in a car.
Afterwards when teaching staff asked pupils to rate the day between, Good, Very Good or Fantastic, the vast majority chose Fantastic!
We had thought that this would be Janty and Ian’s last session ever with the school as there were rumours of retirement but after the session both said they loved it so much they would come back next year – hurrah!