Sibury pupils enjoy donkey experience

09:30 25 January 2014

A group of reception children from Sidbury Primary School enjoyed a visit to the Donkey Sanctuary this week. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shs 0878-04-14SH. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk

A group of reception children from Sidbury Primary School enjoyed a visit to the Donkey Sanctuary this week. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shs 0878-04-14SH. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk

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Reception pupils from Sidbury Primary School were treated to a fun day at Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary as part of a hands-on confidence boosting exercise.

The scheme allows the children to learn how to care for, groom and ride the donkeys in a safe and fun environment.

Reception teacher Clare Bedford said: “The children get to visit the donkeys once a fortnight this term and they absolutely love it. It’s a very useful scheme as it helps them grow confident around animals and it boosts their social skills.”

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