Nelson pupils don colourful bee costumes for special-themed assembly on World Book Day

A Nelson school buzzed with excitement as pupils donned colour bees costumes on World Book Day.

Thursday, 14th March 2019, 11:55 am
Updated Thursday, 14th March 2019, 11:58 am
StPhilip's CE Primary School was swarming with children dressed as bees for World Book Day. (s)

St Philip's CE Primary School enjoyed a special assembly with Suzanne Smith and Amanda Thornton/

The pair have just started a voluntary group called Simply Bees and spoke to the pupils about pollination, bee preservation and the production of honey.

Suzanne said: 'It was a pleasure to be invited into the school to talk to the children about bees and it felt like there was already a great atmosphere and a 'buzz in the school!'"

The pair help to raise money for bees by selling lots of goodies. Amanda has trained as a beekeeper and is helps to look after some bee hives in Ightenhill Park, Burnley.

Amanda added: "Every single teacher and child got involved with the assembly, with one young man throwing himself on top of the baby bees to keep them warm!'

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