King’s School goes really wild

10:30 28 March 2014

Former presenter of the Really Wild Show, Nick Baker, gave a presentation at the King

Former presenter of the Really Wild Show, Nick Baker, gave a presentation at the King's School to bug enthusiats. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref sho 8423-13-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

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Pupils at The King’s School took part in a hands-on bug workshop when they received a visit from a top TV environmentalist.

Former presenter of the Really Wild Show, Nick Baker, gave a presentation at the King's School to bug enthusiats. Nick with young bug lovers, Madeleine and Jack Challinor and Thomas Bennett. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref sho 8416-13-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo OrdersFormer presenter of the Really Wild Show, Nick Baker, gave a presentation at the King's School to bug enthusiats. Nick with young bug lovers, Madeleine and Jack Challinor and Thomas Bennett. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref sho 8416-13-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Nick Baker, former presenter of the popular BBC series The Really Wild Show, gave the presentation as part of National Science and Engineering Week.

As well as hearing fascinating facts, students were able to handle hissing cockroaches, African land snails and a number of different species of stick insects.

Key Stage four science coordinator Rebecca Higginson said: “In the evening students, parents and members of the local community enjoyed Nick Baker waxing lyrical about his love of bugs, his talk was engaging, informative and at times hilarious!

“We are very lucky to have him give so much of his time and knowledge to help us with our national science and engineering week celebrations.”

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