Soldiers at Colchester Garrison teach youngsters about flight

Youngsters from Roach Vale Primary School visit Colchester Garrison to learn about flight.

Youngsters from Roach Vale Primary School visit Colchester Garrison to learn about flight. - Credit: Warrant Officer Class One Justin

Colchester Garrison turned into a classroom as youngsters learnt about flight.

Youngsters from Roach Vale Primary School visit Colchester Garrison to learn about flight.

Youngsters from Roach Vale Primary School visit Colchester Garrison to learn about flight. - Credit: Warrant Officer Class One Justin

The year two class from Roach Vale Primary School watched troops do parachute training and climbed aboard a Dakota plane.

Youngsters from Roach Vale Primary School visit Colchester Garrison to learn about flight.

Youngsters from Roach Vale Primary School visit Colchester Garrison to learn about flight. - Credit: Warrant Officer Class One Justin

Teacher Rebecca Webster said: “The children really enjoyed the experience. To see how flight is relevant to the Army really brought to life what we’ve been doing in the classroom.”

Youngsters from Roach Vale Primary School visit Colchester Garrison to learn about flight.

Youngsters from Roach Vale Primary School visit Colchester Garrison to learn about flight. - Credit: Warrant Officer Class One Justin

Warrant Officer Class 1 Jim Tallon, event organiser, added: “To explain flight and how it is important to us made a different day for all involved.”


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