Open for all children at Hunstanton Primary School, aged 4-11, students created posters to highlight the importance of safety at construction sites, with the winning posters now proudly displayed at the Southend Road development. In addition to having the artwork on display, the winning students each received a goody bag.
Holly Baker, Senior Health, Safety and Environmental Advisor at Lovell commented: “It is vital that young people from an early age are aware of the possible dangers of a construction site and how to keep safe, which is why we collaborated with the Borough Council of Kings Lynn & West Norfolk to deliver an assembly for students. To reinforce our messages about it, students were tasked with creating a fun poster and we were amazed by the brilliant artwork that they produced, so we had to put some of them on display at our Hunstanton development! The posters have really brightened the site and look so eye-catching.”
James Grant, Principle Project Manager at the Borough Council of King's Lynn and West Norfolk, said: "Engaging with local schools on health and safety near building sites is essential to keeping our children safe. By working with Lovell, we can educate students about the dangers of construction and teach them how to stay safe. This is also a great opportunity to build relationships with our community and show our commitment to safety. I encourage all construction companies to reach out to their local schools and get involved. Not only is this important, but it's also a lot of fun. We get to meet with students and teach them about construction in a way that's engaging and interactive."
Carolyn Parris from Hunstanton Primary School, said: "Safety is one of school values. Thank you to Lovell and the BCKLWN for coming in to educate the children about site safety. The children found it interesting and learnt a lot at the same time. The pupils were excited about having their posters displayed at the site for all to see."
Lovell is currently working with BCKLWN at Salters Road at King’s Lynn, Southend Road, Hunstanton and Florence Fields at King’s Lynn, coming soon. Plus, Lovell has sites at Bowlers Green at Hopton-on-Sea, St Edmund’s Park at Acle, William’s Park at Wymondham and All Saints Green at Stradbroke.
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