Jeans for Genes Day and key facts
Today Beaudesert took part in Jeans for Genes Day, joining thousands of adults and children across the UK in paying £2 each to wear jeans to school or work for the day. 8JB’s highly engaging assembly to the school on Wednesday explained genes, genetic disorders and how children are affected by them. The class used Lego Technic, cake-making and film clips to help their audience understand how genes can go wrong. There are over 6,000 different genetic conditions and very many children are affected by them: 1 in 25 in fact. So we have had, and will continue to have, children in this school with genetic diseases.
Thank you for supporting this very worthwhile charity. Below is one of the video clips which was shown in assembly.