Meet a class full of superheroes...

Reception class pupils at Cop Lane CE Primary School, Penwortham, dressed up as their favourite super heroes to mark the end os a special learning topic. The class have spent two weeks learning all about super heroes both real life and fictional as part of the topic. Picture by Paul Heyes, Wednesday February 28, 2018.
Reception class pupils at Cop Lane CE Primary School, Penwortham, dressed up as their favourite super heroes to mark the end os a special learning topic. The class have spent two weeks learning all about super heroes both real life and fictional as part of the topic. Picture by Paul Heyes, Wednesday February 28, 2018.

Making friends is a top priority for any four and five-year-old just starting school.

And what better way to find new pals than introducing your favourite superhero to the class?

Reception class pupils at Cop Lane CE Primary School, Penwortham, dressed up as their favourite super heroes to mark the end os a special learning topic. The class have spent two weeks learning all about super heroes both real life and fictional as part of the topic. Wonder Woman class teacher Gail Barnes with l-r Shreya, Sienna and Lilly-Jay. Picture by Paul Heyes, Wednesday February 28, 2018.

Reception class pupils at Cop Lane CE Primary School, Penwortham, dressed up as their favourite super heroes to mark the end os a special learning topic. The class have spent two weeks learning all about super heroes both real life and fictional as part of the topic. Wonder Woman class teacher Gail Barnes with l-r Shreya, Sienna and Lilly-Jay. Picture by Paul Heyes, Wednesday February 28, 2018.

That is just what the reception children have been doing at Cop Lane CE Primary in Penwortham, near Preston.

The children spent two weeks learning all about heroes from all walks of life... real and imaginary.

Teachers said they learned a lot about the meaning of being a hero.

To mark the end of the topic the youngsters were given the chance to show off what they had learned by dressing up as their favourite superhero.

Reception class pupils at Cop Lane CE Primary School, Penwortham, dressed up as their favourite super heroes to mark the end os a special learning topic. The class have spent two weeks learning all about super heroes both real life and fictional as part of the topic. Taylor as a soldier and Archie as a fireman. Picture by Paul Heyes, Wednesday February 28, 2018.

Reception class pupils at Cop Lane CE Primary School, Penwortham, dressed up as their favourite super heroes to mark the end os a special learning topic. The class have spent two weeks learning all about super heroes both real life and fictional as part of the topic. Taylor as a soldier and Archie as a fireman. Picture by Paul Heyes, Wednesday February 28, 2018.

Traditional school uniform was swapped for Batman and Supergirl costumes, while others adopted the outfits of nurses and police officers. The day proved a real bonding experience for the infant class.

Reception class pupils at Cop Lane CE Primary School, Penwortham, dressed up as their favourite super heroes to mark the end os a special learning topic. The class have spent two weeks learning all about super heroes both real life and fictional as part of the topic. Girls dressed as nurses l-r Isla, Dolly and Mia. Picture by Paul Heyes, Wednesday February 28, 2018.

Reception class pupils at Cop Lane CE Primary School, Penwortham, dressed up as their favourite super heroes to mark the end os a special learning topic. The class have spent two weeks learning all about super heroes both real life and fictional as part of the topic. Girls dressed as nurses l-r Isla, Dolly and Mia. Picture by Paul Heyes, Wednesday February 28, 2018.

Reception class pupils at Cop Lane CE Primary School, Penwortham, dressed up as their favourite super heroes to mark the end os a special learning topic. The class have spent two weeks learning all about super heroes both real life and fictional as part of the topic. L-r Spider Men and a girl Nathan, Rory, Evie, Bobby, Joshua and Joshua. Picture by Paul Heyes, Wednesday February 28, 2018.

Reception class pupils at Cop Lane CE Primary School, Penwortham, dressed up as their favourite super heroes to mark the end os a special learning topic. The class have spent two weeks learning all about super heroes both real life and fictional as part of the topic. L-r Spider Men and a girl Nathan, Rory, Evie, Bobby, Joshua and Joshua. Picture by Paul Heyes, Wednesday February 28, 2018.