Children enjoy disability awareness week

Mya Norton-Howells, Phoebe Johnson, Flynn Burdin and Austin Brining, learning what it is like to be disabled at Lightcliffe Primary School
Mya Norton-Howells, Phoebe Johnson, Flynn Burdin and Austin Brining, learning what it is like to be disabled at Lightcliffe Primary School

Pupils at Lightcliffe CE Primary School have been taking part in their disability awareness week.

Children learnt about different disabilities that affect people with the help of activities and visits from groups.

Highbury School's Wheel in Motion dance group

Highbury School's Wheel in Motion dance group

In lessons youngsters were taught about sign language and experienced blindness by wearing visually impaired goggles.

They also learnt about paralympic athlete Hannah Cockroft and were show the work done by Guide dogs for the blind.

Highbury School’s Rastrick wheelchair dancing team ‘Wheels in Motion’ also performed for the children as part of the week.

The team was established two years ago and consists of eight children in wheelchairs with wight members of staff dancing to a variety of music from traditional to popular modern.