Infants School makes special visit to BARB hovercrafts
of children from Burnham-On-Sea Infants School have made a special
visit to the town's rescue hovercraft charity BARB this week.
80 children from Burnham Infants heard about beach safety from
the BARB crewmembers ahead of the summer holidays.
children got to see the BARB hovercrafts flying along Burnham-On-Sea
beach during a training exercise and they also sat onboard the
stationary craft to hear about how they work.
also got to see a specially-arranged fly-past by the Coastguard
helicopter, which was in the area training at the time.
was great to meet the children of Burnham Infants who showed a
great deal of interest in our hovercrafts," said a BARB spokesman.
"This visit is one of many made by local schools and groups
to BARB throughout the year to pro-actively give beach safety
information and advice."