In mid-September 2017, Year 6 pupils from Stella Maris and Christ Church primary schools came to Step Short’s visitor centre (‘the Hub’) to discover more about the First World War in Folkestone.
Both schools spent an afternoon with Step Short for their First World War topic, a feature of the Year 6 curriculum. Vice Chair Ann Berry welcomed the groups and explained the work of the charity. Step Short director Geoff Tolson then shared a brief history of WW1 and Folkestone’s important role in the conflict. The children completed a quiz created by Step Short’s Heather-Gail de Souza, based on the information boards and artefacts at the visitor centre, followed by well-deserved refreshments.
“We had a great afternoon with both schools. The children were enthusiastic and asked interesting questions,” said Ann Berry. “And some were already aware of the Mole Cafe on the Harbour Arm.”
Please contact Ann Berry (01303 278644 or [email protected]) if you would like to arrange a school visit or other educational activity with Step Short.