Bawdsey school pupils enjoy Holi fun during snowy weather

Students at the school really enjoyed the day. Picture: BAWDSEY CEVC PRIMARY SCHOOL

Students at the school really enjoyed the day. Picture: BAWDSEY CEVC PRIMARY SCHOOL - Credit: Archant

Youngsters in Bawdsey have had a colourful time learning about the Hindu festival of Holi.

Staff also got involved in the day. Picture: BAWDSEY CEVC PRIMARY SCHOOL

Staff also got involved in the day. Picture: BAWDSEY CEVC PRIMARY SCHOOL - Credit: Archant

Despite the wintry weather students Bawdsey CEVC Primary School were treated to dance workshops in the morning followed by the throwing of brightly coloured powder paint in the afternoon.

Kalpesh Zalavadiya from K’z Dance was on hand to help students get to grips with the dance techniques and also took part in the powder throwing in the snow in the afternoon.

Headteacher Katie Butler said that it had been important for youngsters to experience different cultures particularly in a very rural school like Bawdsey.

“It was so different for the children.

Youngsters learnt about the Hindu festival of Holi. Picture:BAWDSEY CEVC PRIMARY SCHOOL

Youngsters learnt about the Hindu festival of Holi. Picture:BAWDSEY CEVC PRIMARY SCHOOL - Credit: Archant

“It was like an art gallery. It was magical.”

Parents also got involved in the celebration with members of staff at the school adding that the day’s events were “what teaching should be about.”

Kalpesh Zalavadiya from K’z Dance was on hand to help students get to grips with the dance technique

Kalpesh Zalavadiya from Kz Dance was on hand to help students get to grips with the dance techniques. Picture: BAWDSEY CEVC PRIMARY SCHOOL - Credit: Archant

Helen Rankin enjoys the powder paint. Picture: BAWDSET CEVC PRIMARY SCHOOL

Helen Rankin enjoys the powder paint. Picture: BAWDSET CEVC PRIMARY SCHOOL - Credit: Archant

The snow added to the powder colour throwing. Picture: BAWDSEY CEVC PRIMARY SCHOOL

The snow added to the powder colour throwing. Picture: BAWDSEY CEVC PRIMARY SCHOOL - Credit: Archant

Youngster also learnt Bollywood dancing at the event. Picture: BAWDSEY CEVC PRIMARY SCHOOL

Youngster also learnt Bollywood dancing at the event. Picture: BAWDSEY CEVC PRIMARY SCHOOL - Credit: Archant

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