Sergeant Jim Kenworthy, who currently serves in the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Lancashire, visited Sharples School to talk to Year 9 pupils about his army experience.
The engaging session got all pupils involved in an interactive quiz which tested the pupils’ World War 1 and World War 2 knowledge. Pupils were able to dress up in army uniform and experience the rations given to modern day soldiers. Sergeant Kenworthy talked to the pupils about what life in the army consists of. Pupils were also given the opportunity to put their questions to Sergeant Kenworthy about his first-hand army experience.
Year 9 pupils thoroughly enjoyed the session, “Sergeant Kenworthy was very enthusiastic and got everyone in the class involved. He answered lots of questions, was very honest and gave us a lot of interesting information. We learnt a lot from him.”
Sergeant Kenworthy was also very impressed with the Year 9 pupils, “The pupils were a credit to the school - they were very eager and had a good understanding of the subject.”