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Fathers of children who attend a Fenland primary school returned to the classroom on Monday morning, to see how teaching methods have changed since they were at the school. Twelve dads spent the morning at Benwick Primary School and helped youngsters in l

Fathers of children who attend a Fenland primary school returned to the classroom on Monday morning, to see how teaching methods have changed since they were at the school.

Twelve dads spent the morning at Benwick Primary School and helped youngsters in literacy and numeracy classes.

It was the second year dads have been invited to spend the morning in the classrooms, and followed on from the success of the same event last year.

Headteacher Jill Thomas said: "Children loved showing their dads around, but we are a school with all women staff so it was really nice to have some male helpers in the classroom.


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"One dad said he is now going to come back regularly to help in-between his shifts at work.

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