Bishop of Lynn blesses new rope swing donated by The Friends of Beeston


‘Bishop Jonathan saying, in front of the school ‘bless this rope swing and bless these monkey bars’ was a moment of surreal delight for us all and summarised their arrival and use perfectly. They are (quite obviously) just a bit of fun but also deadly serious, providing, as they do, a chance for children to consider risk, to take it and test themselves (or not) as well as our trust of them – this is at the centre of learning in my view and the same principles can be applied equally to writing a poem or trying quadratic equations.’ Fred de Falbe