Chiropractor helps with lessonsPosted: 3rd July 2019
Learning about the human body also opened children’s eyes to potential career opportunities.
Year 2 pupils at Magna Carta Primary Academy were visited by a chiropractor as part of their studies into the human body.
The visitor spoke to pupils about the skeletal and muscular system, giving them an opportunity to look at a life-size skeleton as they learnt.
It was also an opportunity for pupils to hear about the role of a chiropractor and the path you need to take to enter the profession.
Maria Carlisle, Year 2 teacher, said: “The aim was threefold; to make links with the community; to enhance learning and study of the human body; and to inspire children to think about a profession as a chiropractor when they get older.
“Pupils thoroughly enjoyed looking at and touching the skeleton models and it helped them to make links to what they had already learned.
“Seeing a full-size skeleton was very impactful as they could relate their own body part to the skeleton they saw before them. Pupils also enjoyed being part of the demonstration when the chiropractor showed how she diagnostically assessed a new patient.”