is our school dog. She is a flat-coated retriever and was born in April 2011. She has been a member of the school community since September 2011 and is loved by staff, visitors but especially pupils. Click here for a "wordle" showing what our pupils say about Nell. And here are some Nell inspired limericks.
The benefits of having dogs in school, care homes and hospitals is well researched and documented and Nell certainly helps everyone keep calm and cheerful.
As well as being part of our reward system Nell helps pupils who are upset and helps them to learn:
- how to be a responsible pet owner
- how to keep safe and sound around dogs - all pupils complete the following whilst in school http://www.safetyarounddogs.org.uk/safeandsound.html
Click on the tab "Nell's Travels" to have a go at winning a prize!