Mud is not a dirty word

19th November 2004 at 00:00
Having read your article on school trips (TES, November 5) I offer you a photo that paints a thousand words. It's Jon Heywood, our deputy head, and our Year 6 pupils negotiating the "shoe graveyard" on our recent residential visit to West Wales. It sums up the joys of giving children and staff the opportunity to partake in outdoor activities. No "dubious educational value" here!

David Powell


Yatton CoE junior school

High Street



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