Tollbar Academy Grandparents' Day. Sam Cartwright (11) welcomes his Grandma Valerie Little into a Textiles Class.
Year 7 students at Tollbar Academy proudly showed off their classwork and the academy's facilities at the annual Grandparents' Day.
Hundreds of grandparents visited the academy over a four week period to see their grandchildren at work and find out what life is like in school today.
John and Cecily Hunter visited their grandson William (11), who said: "It was great to see them. I wanted them to come and see me at Tollbar. I showed them my Maths book and what I have been working on."
Lucie Hallam (11) welcomed her Grandma Lynne Hallam and her Great Aunt Pam Graves. Pam said: "It's a lovely school. I would love to attend!"
Ruby Thomson (11) said: "My grandma Sue Johnson visited a few weeks ago. She is great." Ruby chatted to Sue and Malcolm White, whose grandson Oliver Stewart attends Tollbar.
Stephen Moon, Tollbar Academy Principal, said: "It is always a pleasure to welcome relatives into the academy to see what the students are working on. The students get a boost just seeing that their grandparents are showing an interest in their school life and it helps grandparents to appreciate what goes on in the classroom today."
William Hunter (11) in a Maths lesson with his grandparents, John and Cecily Hunter. Also pictured are: (l-r) Year 12 Tollbar MAT Sixth Form College students, Robyn Garner and Chloe Rice, both 17, who acted as tour guides for grandparents as part of their Enrichment.
Ruby Thomson (11) is pictured in English with Sue and Malcolm White, whose grandson Oliver Stewart attends Tollbar Academy.
Tollbar Academy Grandparents' Day. Lucie Hallam (11) in a Textiles class with Grandma Lynne Hallam and her Great Aunt Pam Graves.